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

May 07, 2013

Despite what clever marketing would have consumers believe -- that new, "silken" tea bags are superior to their paper predecessors -- Laurie Balbo of the Green Prophet sheds...

May 07, 2013

Waitrose, an upscale English supermarket chain, has recently announced that it plans to reduce the amount of packaging it uses by 50% by the year 2016 -- a huge step which would significantly...

May 01, 2013

The New York Times...

April 30, 2013

Students of the Glen Rock High and Middle Schools of New Jersey are practicing sustainability in a very real way, as a new device recently installed on campus encourages students to make use of a...

April 25, 2013

The state of Massachusetts may be the first state in the United States of America to ban plastic bags if legislation currently being debated is passed, according to a report from NACS Online...

April 22, 2013

Proposed legislation that would list bisphenol A as a hazardous chemical under California's Proposition 65 was stalled by a judge last Friday, who has granted a preliminary injunction to the...

April 18, 2013

New research from the organization Health Canada has concluded that most Canadians have measurable quantities of bisphenol A in their urine, as well as traces of lead. In a report from Metro...

April 16, 2013

An article from the Norwich Bulletin today has announced the existence of a new bill currently under review which would require that products containing bisphenol A be labeled before...

April 15, 2013

The California Grocers Association announced its support for a bill today which proposes banning plastic bags across the entire state -- a move which has given the bill a significant public boost...

April 12, 2013

California has become the latest state to acknowledge bisphenol A, or BPA, as a chemical with potentially carcinogenic properties according to a new decision which surfaced yesterday, reports the...