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Robert OBrien

  • AP-O&M Certified

Carter O’Brien is a Sustainability Officer and works in the Field Museum of
Natural History’s Office of Strategic Science Initiatives. As chair of the
Museum’s green team (A Greener Field) he has worked to institutionalize
sustainability principles in areas such as recycling, food operations,
alternative transportation, urban agriculture/community gardening and
renewable energy. In 2008 he received Fair Trade Chicago’s first-ever
Changemaker of the Year award, which recognized his efforts to make the
Museum’s Corner Bakery restaurant the only one in America that served only
Fair Trade and Rainforest Alliance certified coffee. A 46 year old Chicago
native, he is also the Vice President of the Chicago Recycling Coalition, a
Treekeeper, as well as an avid cyclist, musician and martial artist.