Founder, Ryan`s Recycling & Project3R
At the age of fourteen, Ryan Hickman is one of the youngest recycling advocates on the planet, and has been featured on the cover of the NY Times, in National Geographic, and Time Magazine. He has also been featured on ABC World News, NBC Nightly News, The Ellen Show, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and a long list of other programmes across the world. He is a proud recipient of the CNN Young Wonder award and is a TIME Magazine Kid of the Year finalist. Hickman has been named one of the top 100 Most Influential People of Orange County, California and one of the top ten kids changing the world by MSN. Reader’s Digest includes him in their Top Kids of the Decade Changing the World List. He is the founder of Ryan’s Recycling, his nonprofit organisation, Project3R and a new residential recycling collection service with the State of California called Recycle From Home.