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.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A WSU research team for the first time has developed a promising way to recycle the popular carbon fiber plastics that are used in everything from modern airplanes and sporting goods to the wind energy industry.
By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Student Recreation Center served up lunches and dinners for thousands of students and family members in recent weeks. While impressive, it’s what happened with the trash generated from those meals that has the staff smiling the most.
MOSCOW, Idaho. – The first waste audit of trash cans at the Moscow Farmers Market on Saturday found that 67.9 percent of material was recyclable or compostable, 13.6 percent was liquid and 18.5 percent was garbage.
By Alyssa Patrick, Economic Development PORT ANGELES, Wash. – Washington State University will lend its expertise in materials science and engineering to the Composite Recycling Technology Center (CRTC) that broke ground in Port Angeles today, Sept. 21.
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.
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.