Browse Posters - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center by Title

  • Jacobson, Deb; Carroll, Cassie; Zlevor, Irene (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014)
    Every year ISTC receives an amazing variety of project descriptions from Governor’s Award applicants. ISTC encourages applicants to track the various cost savings and environmental outcomes that result from their efforts. ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017)
    Provides an overview of the environmental issues associated with pharmaceutical and personal care products in the environment.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Provides an overview of membrane technology and it's uses in wastewater treatment with and emphasis on research at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Provides an overview of algae's role in wastewater treatment and biofuels production with a focus on ISTC research.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-01)
    The United States uses approximately 200 billion gallons of fuel annually. The infrastructure to support this fuel use costs $12 trillion. Alternative fuels and biofuels can help alleviate U.S. dependence on limited fossil ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-11)
    Describes an ISTC project that evaluated the use of anaerobic digestate from dairy farms as a replacement for peat moss as a plant fertilizer for the horticulture industry.

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  • Barta, Susan; Scott, John W.; Rajagopalan, Kishore (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017)
    Increasing eutrophication of surface water have resulted in an increased risk of algal blooms. In particular, harmful algal blooms (HABs) which are formed by cyanobacteria can produce extremely dangerous toxins and jeopardize ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-01)
    Provides an overview of the problem of plastic pollution in the aquatic environment, as well as a description of a cooperative project between Grand Valley State University and the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center ...

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  • Biochar 
    (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Biochar is a charcoal material byproduct produced from the thermochemical conversion of biomass in a limited oxygen environment. This process, called pyrolysis, also creates syngas and bio-oils, which are used to generate ...

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  • Salih, Hafiz; Patel, Vinod; Rajagopalan, Nandakishore (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015)
    Dewatering has been a technical and economical barrier to the stabilization of coal tailings and the utilization of ultrafine coal particles from coal preparation. While substantial progress continues to be made in ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015)
    Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from coal-fired power plants and other industrial facilities need to be reduced as part of U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan. Current carbon capture technologies are very energy intensive and nearly ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016)
    There is still major generation capacity in the U.S. for burning coal. Illinois has the largest reserves of bituminous coal in the nation. The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center and the Illinois State Geological Survey, ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    Summarized the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's energy research projects.

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  • Marlin, John C. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013)
    The Student Sustainability Committee at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provided a grant to the Prairie Research Institute to develop a native prairie patch behind the Natural Resources Building (NRB) and ...

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  • Lehmann, Christopher M.B.; Gay, David A.; Scott, John W.; Zheng, Wei (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017)
    Glyphosate is a widely used agricultural chemical in the United States. It is an environmental contaminant of concern as a suspected carcinogen, although an evaluation of its health effects is ongoing. There is a need to ...

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  • Marsch, Dan; Springman, Mike (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017)
    In 2008, the ICORE3 project was initiated by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. ICORE3 has a proven record of achieving significant energy and water ...

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  • Zuckerman, Zachary C.; Stein, Jeffrey A.; Scott, John W.; Zheng, Wei (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017)
    Pollution of the aquatic environment by anthropogenic debris is globally ubiquitous. Due to its low manufacturing cost and durability, plastic production has increased by > 600% over the past four decades, with mismanaged ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017)
    Provides an overview of how pharmaceuticals and personal care products impact the environment with a focus on research at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-10)
    Provides an overview of the services available from ISTC's Institutional Water Treatment Program.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-11)
    The overview poster illustrates ISTC's approach to sustainability, which includes applied research & development, technical assistance, and outreach & training. The program specific posters describe current projects in each area.

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