ISTC in the News

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant-funded researchers at ISTC revealed that Illinois may be an environmentally-sustainable and economically-viable location for production of marine fish, particularly for striped bass.
Green Vision International has been working with the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center at the University of Illinois on the groundbreaking technology that would produce synthetic oil and algae from human and animal sewage.

Waste diversion is an essential goal for labs and cleanrooms, as well as virtually every other kind of facility. It can be achieved through a variety of ways, such as source reduction, reuse, composting and recycling.

Illinois sustainability champions have made huge enhancements to the quality of life and the profitability of our state's economy since 1987. Each year they are recognized with the Illinois Sustainability Awards (ISA). Big deal? You bet! Last year alone participants in the ISA program saved 112 million gallons of water, 36.9 trillion watts of electricity, and avoided releasing 1.2 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into our skies.
Vintage Illinois power plant highlights challenges of energy transition. Research at PRI looks to extend Abbott Power Plant life for a cleaner energy future.
Researchers have detected prescription and over-the-counter medications and personal care products in Illinois groundwater, an indication that humans are contaminating water that is vital to aquatic life. This study was funded by the Prairie Research Institute and the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center and is published in the journal Science of the Total Environment.. ISTC researcher Wei Zheng is a co-author on the paper.
Promoting Saturday's America Recycles Day http://www.urbanaparks.org/america-recycles-day-its-electric/) event CI Living featured the Illini Gadget Garage.