Shoe recycling competition through April 20

RICHLAND, Wash. – The Nike “Reuse-A-Shoe” Recycling Competition starts Monday, March 26, and runs through April 20. The fourth annual shoe recycling competition is among the community’s 2007 Earth Month activities and is sponsored by Washington State University Tri-Cities. The shoes go to the Nike Reuse-A-Shoe program, where they are grounded up and turned into […]

If the shoe fits

Mobile shoe sales vehicles were on the WSU Pullman campus Thursday to fit employees for safety footgear. Pictured here are Iron Age Safety Shoes representative from Tacoma, Rodney Stewart, left, and WSU physical plant employee Signe Stolz. Partly shown in the foreground is Ted Scharnhorst, who works at the WSU water treatment plant. (Photo by […]

5,500 stinky tennis shoes may resurface at WSU

The university’s Waste Wise recycling program has teamed up with the Nike corporation to launch a “Reuse-A-Shoe” campaign that will kick off Nov. 15 at the Student Recreation Center. WSU was chosen as one of 25 recycling organizations to participate in Reuse-A-Shoe. Nike started this program in 1993 to resurface athletic fields, courts, tracks and […]