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Alex Lin: 16-Year-Old Activist Turned 300,000 Pounds Of eWaste Into Computers For Developing Countries

06/05/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

He's overseen the recycling of 300,000 pounds of e-waste. He's successfully lobbied the Rhode Island state legislature to ban the dumping of electronics. He's used refurbished computers to create media centers in developing countries like Cameroon and Sri Lanka to foster computer literacy.

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