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Competition curbs waste

The winner of the Global Case Competition, Team Verde, plans to educate catadores - waste pickers - on the best techniques for finding recyclable plastic. Team members would also like to implement neighborhood cleanups and school-wide recycling competitions.

Phil Harris | wikimedia commons

April 13, 2015

A team of WSU students has the opportunity to travel to Manaus, Brazil after winning the Global Case Competition for its solutions to eliminate plastic waste. These ideas will be implemented by students in Manaus to conserve the area’s natural beauty and promote environmental sustainability.

A wooly landscaping solution

Washington farmers are utilizing sheep to fertilize fields and remove weeds to ultimately promote healthy soil and crops.

By Shane Michard | Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2015

Nestled between the hills just north of Pullman, one innovative farm is using sheep to protect soil, stop erosion and contribute to sustainability research.Created by fine, wind-blown dust over millennia, the rolling hills of the Palouse are some of the most fertile, and fragile, in the country. Over-...

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