WSU partnership: A path to healthier buildings, forests

Opinion/editorial from the Puget Sound Business Journal co-written by Anson Fatland, WSU Economic Development SEATTLE – Imagine a material that allows us to construct new buildings more quickly. Helps to combat climate change. Supports restoration of our forests while also helping revive our local rural economies.

WSU partners with new composite recycling center

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.

WSU researchers find new uses for old wind turbine blades

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.

March 24: Making new products from waste discussed

By Bev Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University materials researcher Karl Englund will present “Engineering New Products from Old Material” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in Webster 16 in a free, public lecture tied to the WSU common reading.