Sabrina Russo

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Sabrina Russo is the Managing Editor of the Plastic Free Times. She graduated from the University of St Andrews, Scotland with a MA Hons in Social Anthropology, and is currently working towards her Masters (MSc) in Material, Visual, and Museum Anthropology at the University of Oxford. Her interest in conservation began through a four year volunteering position with the Monterey Bay Aquarium, as a Guest Interpreter, and she has been working to bridge the gap between science and the public ever since. She has worked as an Outreach Coordinator for the Plastic Pollution Coalition, and has contributed to the marketing of Sea Studios Foundation's "Strange Days on Planet Earth" through research identifying target audiences.


Posts by Sabrina Russo

February 14, 2013

In a move which is unprecedented in the state of Hawaii, healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente has decided to do away with plastic bags, eliminating the bags dispensed to patients on a voluntary...

February 11, 2013

In a new success story from the struggle against plastic bags, Whole Foods and IKEA have now announced that they are disowning the single-use bags alongside a number of other companies which have...

February 11, 2013

With the Christian observation of Lent approaching, many people have begun an annual search for a way to better understand the suffering...

February 08, 2013

In an enlightening article written by the co-founder of a green material science company, Eben Bayer discusses the future of packaging and plastic, and insists that the two are not necessarily...

February 06, 2013

In an uplifting news article posted by the Monterey County Weekly, it was announced that as of February 3rd, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California has joined neighboring Monterey in banning plastic bags....

February 04, 2013

Children's products are often the first items in which bisphenol A is banned, as they prove to be controversial to politicians who do not want to appear callous to the needs of children. In an...

February 04, 2013

Part of California's Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it intends to add the chemical bisphenol A to its list of dangerous chemicals under Proposition 65, according to a new...

January 31, 2013

Despite the Hawaii-wide ban on plastic bags set to take effect in 2015, lawmakers are working on a temporary solution that they feel will save taxpayers and the environment from paying the price...

January 30, 2013

The Guardian reported last week that one third of the fish collected from the English Channel for study have been found to contain plastic contamination -- a figure which is uncomfortably high.The...

January 29, 2013

BBC Science Editor Susan Watts writes about the filming of a BBC series on the French Frigate Shoals, during which the film crew encountered the problem of plastic pollution firsthand. According...