sarasage 8 research notes and 52 wiki edits | Joined over 3 years ago

I live in the small, semi-rural town of Val Verde, California, in LA County and got started with environmental justice advocacy and waste issues after a nearby landfill began the scoping process for an expansion, rather than close the facility, as promised.

I am working on a project to map Southern California's waste stream. Public Lab is an incredible community of people working together to solve pressing environmental issues and contribute to the body of knowledge here. I am also an Organizer at Public Lab in the Los Angeles area. I can be reached at

My github username is sarasage.

I am a graduate of California Institute of the Arts and am a sometimes artist.

Community-level Odor Mapping Site

by sarasage over 2 years ago | 5 | 688 views | 6

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"Wow, this looks exciting. A quick interjection here - one of the most challenging aspects of organizing groups of people gathering environmental da..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
"RKI (Riken Keiki) makes an popular 4-gas monitor, the GX-2012, which includes CO, O2 as well as CH4. The cal station doubles the cost of the equipm..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
"I am trying to figure out the same question. So far, I have decided that the most accessible method seems to be using mapping technology to correla..." | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Wonderful overview of the locations of waste facilities in our state! Does this data also include transfer stations listed at CalRecycle? " | Read more » about 2 years ago
"Fantastic post! Would love to replicate this! " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Great idea, Jeff. This is an especially helpful field for PL activities like balloon mapping and kite mapping - which require multiple people and h..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
" sells all manner of switches, too. " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Have you checked Is this along the lines of what you're looking for? " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Hi there! A Public Comment wiki has been started: This is a great topic, and I really would like to see..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Thanks, Jeff! " | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Thanks, Jeff! I think Naya was present at the barnraising session where this odor-mapping project was proposed and I believe my husband and Naya bo..." | Read more » over 2 years ago

sarasage was awarded the Basic Barnstar by stevie for their work published in Community-level Odor Mapping Site.


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