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Karl Englund

Researchers use recycled carbon fiber to improve permeable pavement

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University research team is solving a high-tech waste problem while addressing the environmental challenge of stormwater run-off.

WSU researchers find new uses for old wind turbine blades

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – How many giant wind turbine blades can your local landfill accommodate? To help avert such a problem, Washington State University is working with Seattle-based Global Fiberglass Solutions Inc. (GFS) to recycle and manufacture composite fiberglass material from the decommissioned blades.