By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Whether it’s exploring ways to “upcycle” cotton waste into valuable fibers or promoting adoption of biodegradable plastic mulch for farmers, Ting Chi is leading the way to a sustainable future for the textile and apparel industry.
By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has received a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to develop a statistical model that will help city managers make more informed sustainable water decisions.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A doctoral student at Washington State University Tri-Cities is one of 15 worldwide, and the only U.S. student, selected to participate in a recent week-long school in Germany about developing safe, reliable chemicals in a sustainable way.
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.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Jennifer Adam, associate professor in civil and environmental engineering, speaks with Washington State University’s Jan Boll, left, and University of Idaho researcher Erin Brooks during a poster session last week on climate, land use and the sustainable management of agricultural and natural resources.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The latest research and practical information about organic and sustainable farming will be presented at the annual Tilth Producers of Washington conference Nov. 13-15 at the Spokane Convention Center.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Chad Kruger is the new director for the Washington State University Mount Vernon Northwestern Research and Extension Center (NWREC) as of Aug. 17.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PROSSER, Wash. – Washington wine grape vineyards experimenting with sustainable pest management systems are seeing an unexpected benefit: an increase in butterflies.
By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension SEATTLE – National speakers and urban and farm tours will be part of the National Extension Energy Summit for extension professionals and clean energy advocates April 7-10 in Seattle. Topics covered will include sustainable and renewable energy, home and farm energy efficiency and biomass energy programs.