Plastics and metals from dismantled electronics await their turn to enter a machine that shreds and sorts them into commodity type.

Plastics and metals from dismantled electronics await their turn to enter a machine that shreds and sorts them into commodity type.

Ken Christensen, KCTS9/EarthFix

 

  • We learn more about the business of electronics recycling in the Pacific Northwest from EarthFix reporter Cassandra Profita. We’ll also hear from Colleen Dixon and John Ashcraft from local electronics refurbishing non-profit Free Geek.

 

 

  • Professor Ben Saunders — who established the country’s first comics minor at University of Oregon — has curated an exhibit at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art showcasing the comics that influenced the creative minds of Stephen King, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and others.
  • The Last Men Standing, a documentary looking at forgotten survivors of the AIDS epidemic, played at QDoc this weekend. In the audience was Kevin Howard, an Oregon AIDS survivor. We talk to Kevin about his life.