Annie Dudley is a junior at Michigan State University studying Urban and Regional Planning with a minor in Cities: Environment, Design and Society. She is on track to enroll in the Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) 4+1 degree program and will begin to take both undergraduate and master level classes in the fall of 2023. Annie started her position as a Research Assistant in December 2022, focusing on community engagement and circular economy. Her primary interests lie at the intersection of technology and sustainability, focusing on waste management and landfill diversion. Outside of the CCED, Annie is a student supervisor at the campus recycling center and a Research Assistant within the School of Planning, Design, and Construction working under Dr. Noah Durst. Annie has a natural affinity toward learning and is excited to be apart of the CCED team.