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

January 10, 2013

The chemical compounds known as phthalates were found to be present in ants during a study conducted by entomologist Dr. Alain Lenoir, according to a new article posted on Inhabitat.com....

January 09, 2013

The findings of a new study have associated rising levels of bisphenol A in the urine samples of children with kidney and liver problems, according to an article published today by MSN Healthy...

January 07, 2013

An article from the BBC today has announced that Mauritania, Africa has banned plastic bags after a series of alarming statistical findings have determined that more than 70% of cattle and sheep...

January 03, 2013

Maria Rodale's blog on the Huffington Post featured an article by Beth Terry recently, addressing a problem that many of us are facing around this time of year: the problem of holiday plastic...

January 03, 2013

An article in the Huffington Post made the announcement that Concord, Massachusetts has become one of the first American communities to ban bottled water, the final result of three years of hard...

December 21, 2012

A fast food restaurant in Brazil has introduced a new, edible packaging for their food according to a new article from Fox News. The chain, called Bob's, has introduced the wrapping as part of...

December 17, 2012

The United Arab Emirates Government has created legislation in an attempt to rid Abu Dhabi, Dubai and other emirates of plastic bags by creating a law that only biodegradable bags may be used in...

December 14, 2012

France has banned the chemical bisphenol A in food packaging, beginning with baby products in 2013 and progressing to all food packaging in 2015.

December 14, 2012

Following a vote yesterday, the French Parliament has voted to ban bisphenol A from food packaging, beginning with baby food packaging next year and progressing to cover all food packaging by the...

December 11, 2012

The city of Los Angeles, California, as part of an incentive to help eliminate single use plastic bags from grocery stores, has instituted a new scheme with the help of Heal the Bay to give...