"The global crisis of plastic pollution can be overwhelming, but we have opportunities every day to leave a positive impact on the world. That's why organizations like POP are so important—they provide an outlet for people to contribute to something they care about in a collaborative way."
Areas of Expertise
Abbie is a senior at UNC Wilmington, majoring in marine biology. She got involved with POP in 2020 through the Federal Work-Study Program and has since been primarily involved with several microplastic research projects. She also loves to volunteer at cleanups, tree plantings, and other outreach events.
Abbie is currently the volunteer coordinator for POP, where she assembles and trains volunteers for events. She is very excited to be part of the team!