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Working Greener Pilchuck School—Ensuring the Future of Glass, One Student at a Time

by Shawn Waggoner

 

Photography courtesy of Pilchuck Glass School

 

Pilchuck Glass School faces unique challenges when it comes to seeking ways to help the environment due to its use of extensive hot glass equipment required by students, including torches, glory holes, and furnaces. The school is using those challenges to inspire new ways of working with glass to reduce its carbon footprint.

 

This article was originally published on page 20 of the July/August 2012 issue of Glass Art.

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