Monthly Archives: September 2015

Get Ready for Pollution Prevention Week 2015

September 21 – 27, 2015, is Pollution Prevention (P2) Week. The United States Environmental Protection Program has many resources for businesses and researchers on pollution prevention practices and funding opportunities. Consider having a P2 week fair or celebration at your … Continue reading

Reminder: ISTC @ Urbana’s Market at the Square Sept. 12

ISTC will be at Urbana’s Market at the Square in the community groups section discussing proper medicine disposal and our research on pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in the environment on Saturday, September 12, 2015. Check out our recent … Continue reading

Where Are They Now? Governor’s Sustainability Awards Past Winners Panel

Over the last 29 years, there have been more than 500 Governor’s Sustainability Award winners. A select few that have won more than once. With so many companies winning the Award each year, it is hard to capture each winner’s … Continue reading

ISTC @ iSEE Water Congress Sept. 14-16, 2015

ISTC will participate next week in the U of I’s Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE) second annual international conference titled  “Water Planet, Water Crises? Meeting the World’s Water-Food-Energy Needs Sustainably”.  The iSEE Water Congress is set for Sept. … Continue reading

September 8 is Protect Your Groundwater Day!

You may not realize it, but you are standing on a lake. If you are reading this in East Central Illinois, you are standing a few feet above the Mahomet Aquifer, an underground water supply that spans 14 counties. Similar … Continue reading

Long Lab Career Feted at ISTC

His retirement cake was festooned with a big black rat.   That was alright with Jerry Bargren. After four decades in U of I labs, “lab rat” is no slight.   He first retired as lab supervisor at the College … Continue reading

Registration for the 2015 Governor’s Sustainability Awards is Now Open

Registration for the 29th Annual Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Awards is now OPEN! Join us to learn more about cutting-edge sustainable business strategies and celebrate the 2015 Award Finalists.   Register now!   The event will take place on October 27th, … Continue reading