Alex Lin was born in westerly, Rhode island. He saw a newspaper one day and saw about the e-waste problem and that inspired him and thats were his story begins. Alex lin is fighting and protesting to make e-waste an illegal act. he made a group in 2002 called team win which means westerly innovations netork. he was 9 when he started fighting about e-waste. alex lin made e-waste dumping illegal in multiple states. he made 7 media centers around the world and made a computer fixing program in rhode island. he also has successfully moved 300,000 pounds of e-waste. e-waste is old useless electronics that dont work very well and are thrown away like tvs , phones, vcr.