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

November 29, 2012

In an article posted by Discovery News yesterday, contributor Emily Sohn writes that America's iconic Great Lakes have been found to be contaminated with bits of floating plastic. A new study...

November 28, 2012

In an effort to help students lead a healthier lifestyle, school chefs in Escondido have done away with pre-packaged, processed meals in favor of healthy, freshly cooked ones. The Escondido Union...

November 26, 2012

An article from National Geographic correspondent Brian Clark Howard addresses the commonly stated belief that plastic bag taxes affect lower income people, and comments that this is a fallacy...

November 21, 2012

In a move to halt Toronto's swift action against plastic bags, the Canada Plastic Bag Association has launched a lawsuit against the City of Toronto. Plastics News contributor Michael Lauzon...

November 20, 2012

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about the big day. The turkey has been ordered, the guests have been invited, but there is something else just as...

November 20, 2012

Last Thursday, the Portland City Council in Oregon met and unanimously decided to expand their currently existing ban on plastic bags to include all retail and food establishments, KOIN News...

November 19, 2012

The effects of plastic on the consumer are becoming more and more well known by the day, but the plastics industry impacts more than just the people who receive and use a finished product, as a...

November 19, 2012

In an article on the Hong Kong Standard on Friday, Candy Chan writes that researchers feel that the bag levy issued on single use plastic bags should contribute to funding the creation of what...

November 16, 2012

In an enlightening article from Al Jazeera yesterday, contributor Dana Boyd Barr discusses the United States' policy on chemicals, warning consumers that despite recent attention given to...

November 15, 2012

Despite the growing number of conflicting studies and concerns, the United States Food and Drug Administration insists to this day that the chemical bisphenol A is safe for human consumption. BPA...