Brittany Shoot

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Brittany Shoot is the Managing Editor of the Plastic Free Times. As a freelance journalist, she's written for The Guardian, Salon, USA Today, The Daily, and AlterNet, among others. She’s contributed to several encyclopedia volumes, had her op-eds syndicated by The New York Times, and drafted internal management policies for Greenpeace Nordic. She has a master's degree from Emerson College.


Posts by Brittany Shoot

September 12, 2012

With the United States presidential election just months away, inauguration planning is already in full swing. Decorators have been called. Bands have been short-listed. And the catering? Well, at...

September 03, 2012

Denmark has decided to outright ban four phthalates ahead of the European Union's...

August 28, 2012

Grist's Rachel Cernasky breaks down the differences between compostable and...

August 23, 2012

 

 

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August 23, 2012

The Center for Biological Diversity in San Francisco, California USA has legally petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to set new criteria in regard to the amount of visible plastic...

August 08, 2012

Hong Kong was rocked this week by the news that its waters were suddenly filled...

August 06, 2012

The Oman Observer reports that in late July, over 150 tons of possibly toxic plastic pellets (also known as nurdles) were knocked from a ship...

August 06, 2012

A recent investigative piece in The New York Times explores how some nations are dealing with the...

July 30, 2012

New research from Harvard scientists indicates that Blacks, Mexican Americans, and women living in poverty face the highest levels of exposure to toxic chemicals, such as phthlates, found in...

July 25, 2012

Our longtime supporter, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana, assumed leadership of his great nation on Tuesday after the sudden death of President John Atta...