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The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”

Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.


How are the Resources Organized?

What are the Criteria?

Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:

  • Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
  • Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!

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Case Study – Freeport LNG Development LP

Read how Freeport LNG Development, L.P. has developed an innovative warming air tower process for re-gasification of LNG that reduces nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions, saves fuel costs, increases natural gas throughput to the market, and does not impact marine environment. (2010)

April 27, 2012

Pollution Prevention Success Stories and Case Studies

Learn how companies have successfully reduced the amount of dangerous waste they produce, streamlined production processes, and saved money by implementing pollution prevention practices.

Educational Resources, Webinars and Presentations

This web page provides sustainable and environmental-based learning resources including: webinars, presentations and reports.

Climate Change Solutions: Strategies and Partnerships

This webpage discusses examples of strategies, collaborative partnerships, technologies, energy and water efficiency opportunities, and other opportunities to mitigate the effects of global warming and help reduce emissions.

Greening Schools

Greening Schools was a joint project between the Illinois EPA and the Waste Management Research Center. Funding is no longer available to maintain all the services Greening Schools once provided. However, they still update the news and funding information sections and provide resources for greening educator’s lesson plans.

April 30, 2012

Topic Specific Environmental Reference Guides

Reference guides developed by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) Library staff to help identify resources that will help you get started with research both on the Internet and in your local library. There are a variety of topics covered in these reference guides including: alternative fuels, environmental education, green business, funding topics, and green […]

EERE – Advanced Manufacturing Office

The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is the lead government program working to increase the energy efficiency of U.S. industry–which accounts for about one-third of U.S. energy use. ITP helps research, develop, and deploy innovative technologies that companies can use to improve their energy productivity, reduce carbon emissions, and gain a competitive edge.

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

This website, of the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), provides statistics and analysis on energy trends. A few of the tools they provide are outlined below. The Electricity Data Browser is a new interactive tool providing comparative charts and graphs of net generation across all sectors. Renewable and Alternative Fuel specific statistics including: data, analysis and projects, […]

Free Online Book – Sustainable Energy: Without the Hot Air

This book can be downloaded free and is super useful in tying our STEM related coursework to energy, sustainability and applications.

Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC)

The Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) has free materials in energy efficiency, renewable energies, and other environmental topics. In addition to curricula and instructional materials, it includes occupational analyses and workforce analyses and trends.

May 21, 2012

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