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Green Bike pilot program offers alternative

PULLMAN – A pilot project titled the Green Bike has been launched on the WSU Pullman campus. The goal is to reduce the university’s ecological footprint by offering an alternative to automobile transportation.   The project is a collaborative effort, including University Recreation; Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Assessment and Prevention Services; and the Center for Civic Engagement.   […]

WSU Puyallup to get “Green” retrofit

PUYALLUP – The City of Puyallup in partnership with WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center has been awarded a $1 million grant to retrofit the WSU Puyallup campus to significantly reduce stormwater runoff. Stormwater runoff is a major source of pollutants in salmon-bearing waterways and ultimately in Puget Sound. The project will employ “green” development […]

WSU sponsors Wood Composites Symposium

Seattle, Wash.- Green construction, sustainable development, wood composite panels and squeezing the most out of fiber resources at biorefineries are among the topics featured at the 41st International Wood Composites Symposium March 26 – 28 at the Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue in downtown Seattle. Engineers and scientists from around the globe are gathering […]

Walkway a step toward campus arboretum

After 25 years of effort by the WSU Arboretum Committee and supporters, the “backbone” of a WSU Pullman arboretum is being set in place — a serpentine pathway running from the Alumni Center, crossing Wilson Road and meandering up and around the adjacent hillside. Designed by Capital Planning and Development (CPD) and jumpstarted by a […]