Episode 44: Sarah Andert Opens a ‘Zero Waste and Bulk Refill’ Shop on Magazine
This week’s guest is Sarah Andert, founder and owner of Vintage Green Review, a zero waste education, lifestyle and consulting business. Throughout March, Andert will be selling reusable home goods like bamboo toothbrushes, compostable floss, plant-fiber cleaning brushes and Swedish dishcloths at a pop-up shop with a bulk refill bar located at 3530 Magazine Street. Click here for more information. She has a background in journalism, education, art and environmental studies.
Sarah Andert is a Tulane University alumna with a BA in English, classical studies and art history, and an MA in English literature. She’s also an experienced program manager and education professional with an M.Ed in curriculum and instruction from the University of New Orleans. Andert has completed numerous post-graduate courses in environmental studies, ecology and evolutionary biology at Tulane; is a former staff writer at Gambit Weekly, where she covered local environmental issues, arts and culture; and most recently, an adjunct faculty member with Tulane’s Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking. As a longtime environmentalist and animal lover, Andert has worked with numerous nonprofits over the years such as NWF, Sierra Club, FEMA, LSART, LA/SPCA and the Audubon Society. She’s given zero waste workshops at the Green Project, NOCCA and Launchpad, and has been featured on WWL-TV’s Great Day Louisiana program.