Our Favorite 11-Year-Old Recycling Mogul In The OC Register

Orange County Register

(March 14, 2014) -- Four years ago Vanis Buckholz, now 11, turned a simple Earth Day project at school into a well-known recycling business called My ReCycler. Cruising the neighborhood on a bike with a trailer he picks up recyclables from regular donors. With the help of his dad and a truck they take his haul to the recycling center. He recycles more than 55,000 pounds of plastic, glass, paper and aluminum a year. He also gives 25% of his earnings to Project Hope Alliance, a charity which helps children... (read more)