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

October 23, 2012

Oregon's city of Eugene has become yet another community to ban plastic bags as of Monday night. According to the Associated Press, the ban passed with a vote of 6-2, and includes the...

October 23, 2012

New scientific evidence suggests that the amount of plastic pollution lining the deep sea beds of the arctic has doubled in size over the past two years. According to an online publication in the...

October 22, 2012

In a statement issued through Resource Recycling's recent newsletter, it was announced that Coca-Cola has drawn a close to its refillable glass bottle scheme, which has been in operation for...

October 19, 2012

An article in the Peninsula Daily News this week announced that Port Townsend, Washington will be joining the growing ranks of towns in which plastic bags have been banned. According to...

October 19, 2012

The Christian Science Monitor posted an article yesterday sharing a retrospective view of the Clean Water Act 40 years after its creation, and discussing the new challenges the legislation faces...

October 17, 2012

An encouraging story posted on allAfrica.com today reports that Tanzania has enjoyed a successful transition into a plastic bag free economy. The Pemba Islands have a success story that can be...

October 16, 2012

The French Senate Committee has recently passed a ban on bisphenol A  in food packaging, due to take effect in 2015, but this action has caused irritation amongst members of the BPA Coalition...

October 12, 2012

It was announced on Wednesday that Louisville, Kentucky is considering a new waste disposal plan aimed at limiting the amount of garbage people create by including new restrictions on trash...

October 12, 2012

Recently, a study has surfaced which declared that Scotland's maritime industries are suffering as a direct result of plastic's interference on marine ecosystems. In an article that...

October 11, 2012

In an unusual report from NASA's Mars Science Laboratory, it has been announced that an object has been discovered on Mars that is clearly not Martian material, and is currently thought to be...