Abby Rockefeller (born 1943) is a US feminist and ecologist. She is a member of the Rockefeller family, the eldest and daughter of David Rockefeller, Sr.. She was drawn to Marxism and was an ardent admirer of Fidel Castro and a late 1960s/early 1970s radical feminist who belonged to the organization Female Liberation, later forming a splinter group called Cell 16. An environmentalist and ecologist, she is a strong opponent to the conventional sewage treatment system.
Not only was Abby a feminist whose subtle ways of doing things differently changed a prominent US family, but she was also a non acknowledged civil rights activist in her own home. She taught her children that color was not something we the people can change or make, and people should not be treated differently because of that fact.
"It is to the everlasting disgrace of the United States that horrible lynchings and brutal race riots frequently occur in our midst. The social ostracism of the Jews is less barbaric, but … causes cruel injustice … I long to have our family stand firmly for what is best and highest in life … If you older boys will do it the younger will follow." ( PBS)
Founding of Clivus Multrum, Inc. 
More recently Abby Rockefeller has written extensively about the ineffectiveness of conventional sewage treatment and its destructive effect on water and the environment. She is also a proponent of alternative methods in dealing with human excreta, specifically by using the clivus multrum model of composting toilet rather than the conventional flush toilet.
- Echols, Alice, Daring to Be Bad: Radical Feminism in America: 1967–1975 (Minneapolis, Minn.: Univ. of Minn. Press, 1989 (ISBN 0-8166-1787-2)), pp. 158 (& perhaps n. 106), 163 & nn. 132–133, & 211 & n. 37 (author then visiting asst. prof. history, Univ. of Ariz. at Tucson).
- Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections.
- "American Experience: TV's Most-watched History Series." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 07 May 2013.
- Rockefeller, Abby A. (1997). "Civilization & Sludge: Notes on the History of the Management of Human Excreta". Current World Leaders (Organic Consumers Association) 39 (6). Retrieved 2012-12-28.
- "Clivus Multrum, Inc.: Manufacturer of Composting Toilets and Greywater Systems since 1973". Clivusmultrum.com. Retrieved 2012-12-28.
- McKay, Jeff (2003). "Crapshoot: The Gamble with Our Wastes". National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 2012-12-28.
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