Lin managed the R4 Recycling Program at UC Davis for fifteen years and Cal Zero Waste at UC Berkeley for the past nine years. UC Berkeley has won the Pac-12 Road to Zero Waste Basketball competition four consecutive times and has earned a USGBC TRUE Zero Waste platinum certification for Haas Business School’s Chou Hall.
He is currently the Vice Chair of the Zero Waste Campus Council under the California Resource Recovery Association. Lin has also served on the Board of the College and University Recycling Coalition, California Resource Recovery Association, California Collegiate Recycling Council, WR3A, and Zero Waste College and University Technical Committee. Lin completed his Bachelor’s degree from UC Davis and his Masters at California State University, Fullerton.