Case Studies, Fact Sheets, and Technical Notes

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Case Studies

One Billion Gallon Water Challenge

Energy, Economy, & Environment (E3)

Illinois Sustainability Awards

Zero Waste

External resources (non-ISTC)

Fact Sheets

Sustainable Electronics Initiative

Technical Notes

TN17-132 Case Study: Success in Solar - The Community State Bank Story —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017.

TN17-131 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award Winner: The Clarke Group —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017.

TN17-130 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award Winner: Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Illinois Refining Division —Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017.

TN17-129 Fact Sheet: Illinois Shop Towel Rule — Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017.

TN16-128 Fact Sheet: LED Lighting — Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016.

TN16-127 Case Study: Sustainability Certification (SGP) – GFX International — Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016.

TN16-126 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award Winner: Hoffer Plastics, Inc.— Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016.

TN16-125 Case Study: Spraying Systems Co.— Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016.

TN16-124 2014 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award Winner: Thomason Machine Works, Inc.— Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2016.

TN15-123 2014 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award Winner: Sweet Beginnings, LLC — Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015.

TN15-122 2014 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award Winner: Nestle Jacksonville — Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015.

TN15-121 2014 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award Winner: City of Galena — Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015.

TN15-120 2014 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award Winner: City of Arcola — Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015.

TN15-119 University Water Conservation Program — Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015.

TN15-118 Stopping Leaks with Acoustic Sensor Networks — Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015.

TN15-117 E3 Success Story: McLaughlin Body Company —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015.

TN15-116 Replacing Solvent with Aqueous Detergent at a Small Metal Fabricator —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015.

TN14-115 Eaton B-Line and ISTC —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014. 

TN14-114 IEPA Interns: Impacting the Bottom Line in Illinois —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014. 

TN14-113 Reducing Water Consumption by Re-Use —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014. 

TN14-112 GKN Land Systems —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014. 

TN14-111 Dulin Metals Co. —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014. 

TN14-110 American Standard Circuits, Inc. —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014. 

TN14-109 C-U Mass Transit District —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014.

TN14-108 J.L. Clark —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014.

TN14-107 The Label Printers —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014.

TN14-106 Lewis & Clark Community College —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014.

TN13-105 Energy Efficiency at a Small Wastewater Treatment Plant —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013. 

TN13-104 The ICORE Project: A Model Technical Assistance Program for Underserved Regions —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-103 Forward Progress in Reducing Oily-Wastewater: A Forward Osmosis, Small-scale Pilot at a Metal Fabricator —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.  

TN13-102 Executing a Successful Lighting Changeover Project —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.  

TN13-101 Ultrafiltration: In-Line Recycling of Multi-Stage Parts Washer Process Fluids —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.  

TN13-100 Vendor Synergy: Efficient Water and Wastewater Treatment in Effingham, Illinois —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.  

TN13-099 Reducing Water Consumption: Conductivity Control at Harris Broadcast Communication Division —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013. 

TN13-098 Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013. 

TN13-097 Reducing Energy Usage in Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities: A Tale of Two Cities —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-096 Recovery of Steam Condensate Utilizing Membrane Technology at Carlisle SynTec Inc., Greenville, Illinois —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-095 Power and Energy Basics: Calculating Energy Use & Savings / Rusk, Todd —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

Construction and Demolition Waste Reduction Case Study: Four Unit Townhome Building, Normal, IL ——Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009.

Construction and Demolition Waste Reduction Case Study: Yannell Residence, Chicago, IL (Cook County) —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009.

TN08-093 VOC Emissions from Gas Powered Leaf Blowers in the Chicago Metropolitan Region / Shipchandler, Riyaz —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 2007.

TN08-092 Selected Resources for Pollution Prevention in the Health Care Industry / Barnes, Laura L. —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 2007. [Associated poster session slides]

TN13-091 Evaluation of Soluble Oil vs. Semi Synthetic Metal Working Fluids at Toolamation Inc. —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN08-090 Less Paint is More at International Truck and Engine Corporation —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 2007.

TN13-089 Extending Sulfuric Acid Anodizing Bath Life —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-088 Shedding Light on Water —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-087 The Visible Cost of Air —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-086 Water Use Reduction at an Auto Assembly Plant —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

Feasibility Report: Small Scale Biodiesel Production —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 2006.

TN06-085 Biodiesel Research: A Bibliography and Finding Aid / Barnes, Laura L. —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 2006.

TN13-084 Green Development and Construction Program —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-083 Elimination of Organic Solvent at Dynamic Manufacturing —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-082 Copper Reduction in QMA's Wastewater Using TMT —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN03-081 Finding Hidden Environmental Economic Benefits: Hide and Seek —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 2002.

TN13-080 Cost Analysis for Pollution Prevention —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-079 Zero Process Water Discharge for a Two-stage Washer: Ace Plating, Part IV —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-078 Achieving Zero Process Water Discharge at Ace Plating Company: Ace Plating, Part III —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-077 In-process Recycling of Deburring Solution Using Ultrafiltration —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-076 ADOP2T for Metal Forming and Machining Sectors —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-075 ADOP2T for the Metal Finishing Industry —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-074 Reducing Chemical Waste through Distillation —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-073 Automotive Plant Reduces Cleaner Usage —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-072 Conductivity Control System Technology —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-071 Electrocoagulation Technology: Ace Plating II —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-070 Acid Recycling Technology —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-069 Roller Mill Coolant Recovery —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-068 Nitric Acid Pickling Bath Recovery —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-067 Environmental Management Systems: ISO 14001. —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-066 Reducing Water and Metal Discharges at Ace Plating Company —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center , 2013.

TN99-065 Risk Management Planning Assistance —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center , 1999.

TN13-063 Coolant Recycling and Waste Water Reduction Alternatives for the Aluminum Disc Polishing Industry —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN13-062 Case Study: Recycling of Cleaning Solution at the Ford Stamping Plant —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN98-060 Evaluation of Ultrafiltration for In-Process Recycling of Cleaning Solution at Ford's Chicago Stamping Plant / Lindsey, Tim —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 1997.

TN97-057 Radiator Repair Facility Pollution Prevention —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center , 1997.

TN00-054 Illinois Small Quantity Generators' (SQG) Manual: How to Comply Effectively with State and Federal Regulations. —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 2000.

TN13-052 Membrane Filtration Technology —Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2013.

TN98-048 Spray Painting Options - Paint Factsheet #9 —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 1998.

TN98-047 Lead Paint - Paint Factsheet #8 —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 1998.

TN98-046 Paint Removal Options - Paint Factsheet #7 —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 1998.

TN98-045 Methods of Paint Application - Paint Factsheet #6 —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 1998.

TN98-044 Reducing Paint Waste - Paint Factsheet #5 —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 1998.

TN98-043 Alternatives to Solvents —Paint Factsheet #4 —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 1998.

TN98-042 Reducing Auto Body Shop Waste —Paint Factsheet #3 —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 1998.

TN94-038 Oily Waste Reduction and Recycling Pilot Test / Lindsey, Timothy C.; Montemurro, Tony —Champaign, IL: Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1994.

TN98-037 Household Painting Basics —Paint Factsheet #2 —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 1998.

TN98-036 Powder Coating —Paint Factsheet #1 —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 1998.

TN99-031 Product Life-Cycle Analysis: Environmental activities for the classroom —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 1999.

TN93-029 LAS: Aquatic Toxicity and Biodegradation / Morrow, Debra; Piwoni, Marvin D. —Champaign, IL: Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, 1993.

TN98-025 Implementing a Pollution Prevention Program —Champaign, IL: Waste Management and Research Center, 1998.