ISTC News Highlights

Composting food waste is localized strategy for landfill diversion

Encouraging homeowners to compost their food waste locally yields numerous economic and environmental benefits for communities. In a recent case study, ISTC researcher Shantanu Pai and his co-authors developed a framework to help city planners and community organizations estimate potential cost savings if they can get residents on board.


ISTC’s annual report for the period July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019 is now available. The report features ISTC’s research and technical efforts during the period.

Researchers meet to explore joint partnership to advance innovative carbon capture technology

ISTC researchers recently met with representatives of Enerfex and UBE to explore a joint partnership to develop Enerfex’s breakthrough carbon capture technology.

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ISTC’s latest fact sheet highlights the benefits of aqueous ozone treatment technology when used for sanitation in food and beverage manufacturing.
With funding from U.S. EPA, ISTC’s Technical Assistance Program (TAP) is working with the food and beverage manufacturing and processing sector to help them reduce their energy consumption, water use, hazardous materials use, and operating costs. Cleaning and sanitation is a critical process throughout the industry and is one that is ripe for improvement. By …

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