Through June 12: Exhibit on government management of trash

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – An exhibit opening this week in Washington State University’s Terrell Library continues the yearlong exploration of America’s garbage problems through the entity in charge of monitoring and fixing them: the government.

Feb. 3: Plastic trash discussed as reproductive health hazard

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Patricia Hunt is an expert on how plastics impact reproductive mechanisms in humans and other animals. She will discuss “Are We Trashing Our Reproductive Health” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in CUE 203 at Washington State University.

Through Oct. 12: Exhibit details efforts to reuse, recycle

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – In “Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash”—Washington State University’s common reading book for 2014-15—readers learn that the average American throws away about 7.1 pounds of trash every day. Over a lifetime, that’s 102 tons of garbage.

The hub of rubbish

Photo: Judi Dunn, right, WSU’s recycling/sustainablity coordinator, worked with Aaron Mulim, left, and Matt Stampalia, resident advisers at Waller residence hall, to organize a dumpster dive for sustainability in September.  (Photo by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services) Reusing, recycling and composting aren’t just environmentally sensitive things to do, they make sense financially as well. During […]