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Hotel ‘greenwashing’ dirties eco-friendly reputation

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business PULLMAN, Wash. – Hotels across the globe are increasingly encouraging guests to embrace green practices. Yet while guests think they are supporting the environment by shutting off lights and reusing towels, they may in fact be victims of “greenwashing,” a corporation’s deceitful practice of promoting environmentally friendly programs […]

Vancouver campus to update community on master plan

Washington State University Vancouver will host an open house on Wednesday, July 19, to address potential environmental impact from future development of the campus. The update of the institution’s master plan, which was first developed in 1995 and which the institution began updating in 2003, will guide the development of the campus through the next […]