Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
Guest Host: Matthew Felling
It’s the byproduct of our national obsession with the latest gadgets and gizmos: tons of obsolete cell phones and computers lying in landfills, where they pose potential threats to the environment. Tech Tuesday explores new initiatives to re-use, recycle, and properly dispose of old gadgets, and explores the latest in recycling technology.
- Elizabeth Grossman Author, "High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics and Human Health" (Island Press)
- Hilary Miller Administrator, Recycling and Operations Program, Maryland Department of the Environment
- Sarah Westervelt E-Waste Project Coordinator, Basel Action Network
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