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Simplifying our way to sustainability
April 28, 2008

You might think chaos reigns if you’ve been out to the public recycling center on Grimes Road lately.
 
Just look for the newspaper bin. It doesn’t exist. Instead, newspapers are dumped into every bin, along with milk jugs and tuna cans, shampoo bottles and egg cartons.

But there’s a method to the madness, said Rick Finch, head of WSU waste management. It’s called single-stream recycling.

Instead of asking consumers to sort their recycling into four or five or eight different categories, the latest development in the recycling industry is to collect most recyclables en masse, bundle them together and ship them to … » More …

Foundation president leaving for Boise State University
February 24, 2005

Richard L. Frisch, who has served as president of the Washington State University Foundation and WSU vice president of development since May 2002, has been named vice president for university advancement at Boise State University.His appointment, which was announced by Boise State University President Bob Kustra, is subject to approval by the Idaho State Board of Education. Frisch is expected to begin his new duties in mid- to late April. Frisch, 51, grew up in Boise, graduated from Boise High School in 1971 and attended Boise State during the 1971-72 academic year. He later earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Arizona. … » More …