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Student inspired to improve environmental programs

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Improved campus recycling and composting programs, as well as an organic garden for students and employees, are a few of the ideas Randy Bartoshevich hopes to help implement as a new officer in the Environmental Club at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

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.

Waste recycling solution creates energy, jobs

WSU alumni Larry Condon, former general manager and co-founder of Barr-Tech.  Photo courtesy of the WSU College of Engineering and Architecture.       Related Barr-Tech at http://www.barr-tech.net 08-27-10 Spokane Journal of Business – Barr-Tech eyes plant’s next phase Work on power-producing digester to begin soon   Sirti – Barr-Tech receives $2 million and the Sirti: Foundation receives […]

Office custodial service curbed by budget cuts

PULLMAN – In response to university budget cuts, WSU custodial services have been reduced for Pullman campus offices. Effective July 28, custodians will no longer empty trash cans in individual offices.  They will, however, still sweep, mop or vacuum offices every two weeks. All other cleaning will be up to office occupants. Employees received this […]