The first step to recovering from a destructive addiction is acknowledgement. It’s time for the Emory community to acknowledge that we are addicted to plastic. We are utterly reliant on it, and it is ubiquitous in our daily lives. Think about a typical day as an Emory student: you wash your face, brush your teeth, [...]Read More
CJ O’Brien (21G) is from Windermere, Florida, and is a candidate of Emory’s Master’s in Development Practice program, concentrating in environmental conservation and organization & management. She is also a field intern based in Georgia at Oceana and co-founder of the Plastic Free Emory Project. She enjoys scuba diving, yoga and RuPaul’s Drag Race in her free time. You can always find her drinking coffee with a reusable cup and metal straw, of course!