Please Visit Our New Web Site!

Thanks for visiting this site to learn more about the Illini Gadget Garage! The site you’re currently on is no longer being updated. Please visit our new web site at to read our latest posts, find out about upcoming events, etc. Our contact information and street address remain the same.

You may have received a postcard or other promotional material that has our old URL (for this site) on it. New items will be printed in the near future with the updated web address, and this site will be redirected to the new site. However, until all redirects are in place, we wanted to make sure you’re seeing the most up to date information.

Thanks! See you on the new site!


Author: Joy Scrogum

Joy is a Sustainability Specialist at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She has worked on developing & maintaining online resources for the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable since 2001. She also currently coordinates the Sustainable Electronics Initiative & works on Zero Waste Illinois projects, including the Illini Gadget Garage and the Green Lunchroom Challenge. Key past projects include coordinating the International Sustainable Electronics Competition, developing & teaching ENG 498 "Sustainable Technology: Environmental & Social Impacts of Innovations," & Greening Schools, which focused on making K-12 facilities & curricula more sustainable.