7-year-old boy started the company for recycling and has already earned 10 thousand dollars for college
• 7-year-old boy started the company for recycling and has already earned 10 thousand dollars for college
From a very young age a California boy named Ryan Hickman began to show profound interest in a very unusual hobby - processing waste. It all began with a love for sorting, later turned into a passion for recycling, and now, in a respectable 7 years old, Ryan led his small but very proud of the business, which is called - Ryan's Recycling Company ( "Company for processing Ryan wastes") .
Ryan met with the process of recycling the age of three, when with his father for the first time went to the recycling center to hand over their waste. "He likes to sort almost everything, and he liked to throw a bottle into the receiver, - says the boy's father, Damion. - He seems to have then got a couple of dollars, and it was very agitated. Of course, after that he had to sort a small thing, but the more the sort, the more fun. "
After this first experience in the field of conservation ecology it has been unstoppable. When they returned home, Ryan told his father that he wanted to start collecting, cleaning, sorting and take the neighbor's trash. Then she and her mother personally handed out to all neighbors special garbage bags, to be further processed in order to proceed with the implementation of the grand plan of the young entrepreneur.
Now, 4 years later, started from absolute zero draft of this ambitious young man is a huge success. His company covers five areas, and serves 40 clients, of which Ryan garbage sorts of eight containers in the backyard of his house.
The boy with his parents visit recycling center every few weeks, weekends, donating discarded plastic, paper and glass.
Since the launch of a startup Ryan passed for processing more than 22 tons of waste and 200,000 cans and bottles, and also donated more than $ 1,600 to charity. The rest of the money earned - which is quite an impressive amount of 10 000 dollars - aside for college and kept in a special savings account.
In addition to his already very impressive feat Ryan was recently appointed Ambassador young Pacific Marine Mammal Rescue Center (Pacific Marine Mammal Center) - very close to his heart the organization. And even created his own line of charity T-shirts.
Of course being a young man with numerous altruistic interests, he never forgets his main love - recycling. "He had a great passion refers to the case and is very fond of his passion to infect others - mother says Ryan, Andrea. - We are sure he is already infected. We can not pass up lying on the ground can or bottle, not lifting it up. "
Ryan - well done! Be like Ryan.