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Award-winning apparel prof fosters sustainable industry
March 13, 2017

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.

WSU wins grant for recycled textile innovation
January 31, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has won a $365,000 grant for research on recycling cotton waste products into high quality regenerated fibers for consumer goods.

New grant to help cities make better water decisions
October 5, 2016

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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.

Student represents U.S. at sustainable chemistry school
October 4, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

lei-zhu-80-webRICHLAND, 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.

University Recreation on the way to achieving zero waste
August 30, 2016

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.

Grand Challenge for Sustainable Resources for Society
February 29, 2016

 

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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.

Nov. 13-15: WSU shares expertise at organic farm conference
October 5, 2015

ReganoldSPOKANE, 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.

Leadership change at WSU Mount Vernon
August 17, 2015

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Kruger web onlyMOUNT 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.

Vineyard natural habitats assist with butterfly comeback
May 11, 2015

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

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PROSSER, Wash. – Washington wine grape vineyards experimenting with sustainable pest management systems are seeing an unexpected benefit: an increase in butterflies.

April 7-10: WSU hosts National Extension Energy Summit
March 24, 2015

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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.