Ruth coordinates waste work for the global team and contributes to projects on plastics, procurement, chemicals, and climate. She has worked in over 40 countries, investigating hazardous waste, fixing hospital waste systems, and advising on pollution prevention policies. Her background is in biochemistry and chemistry, followed by over 15 years in academia researching environmental pollution. When she is not traveling, she loves growing fruit, flowers, and vegetables.
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