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.
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.
By Jenna Bracken, Waste Management intern PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will start tracking waste weights for RecycleMania 2015 on Sunday, Feb. 1. A new aspect of the annual challenge will encourage students and employees to earn points by sharing progress on social media.
By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – My household accumulates quite a number of plastic shopping bags. Most come home with me from the grocery store. I use them to line the little garbage pail that sits under the kitchen sink and the wastebasket that’s in the […]
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 […]
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 […]