PhD Candidate, The University of Queensland
Sabrina's PhD research explores zero packaging food systems and how these models could lead to social, environmental and economic benefits within a degrowth economy. Her study is an interdisciplinary research between the School of Agriculture and food science and the School of Business of the University of Queensland.
After a BSc. in Biology (University of Geneva - Switzerland) and a MSc. in Environmental Economics (The University of Queensland), Sabrina redirected her interests from science to economics, convinced that to solve many social and ecological crises we need to change the roots of our economy.
In 2017 she founded the Brisbane Tool Library, a social enterprise that based on degrowth and sharing economy aims to reduce household consumption.
Wrapped, sealed, boxed, cling-filmed and vacuum packed. We have become used to consumables being packaged in every way imaginable. The history of packaging goes back to the first human settlements. First leaves, gourds...