A story in the Santa Fe New Mexican today tells the story of fifth grader Sofia Ortiz who, along with a group of twenty students, proposed to the city council to ban plastic bags in Santa Fe....
Sabrina Russo is the News Editor of the Plastic Free Times. An undergraduate at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, she is currently working towards her MA Hons in Social Anthropology. 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.