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Redefining Recycling
Reimagining Earth

We help brands recycle plastic waste into textile products for a circular economy that consumers can verify.

Verified Traceability

Powered by our award-winning blockchain technology, we provide complete transparency of your whole supply- chain. As a full-service manufacturer of shopping bags & textile products, we allow you to design with purpose while actively contributing to solving the global plastic problem.

Our Products

I USED TO BE A
FRIDGE
I used to be
a Food Container
I used to be
a BOTTLE
I USED TO BE A
FRIDGE
I USED TO BE A
BOTTLE
I USED TO BE A
FOOD CONTAINER

Traceable Impact

By scanning the QR code on each of our products, consumers immerse in the journey from Waste2Wear. Every product tracks the complete supply-chain process, allowing buyers to measure their impact with each purchase, as compared to products made from the virgin equivalent.

Simply in three steps:

The Where & When of the Recycled Feedstock

  • Geo location of where the 100% post-consumer recycled products came from 
  • Recycling date
Plastic bottles waste

Environmental Impact Report:

  • How much water, carbon, and energy savings compared to using virgin materials
  • RPET products: the number of recycled bottles used
  • RPP products: the weight of plastic recovered from recycled appliances and food containers

Brands & consumers watch a video of how the product was made.

Partners

We each play a part in putting the earth first.

Mandai Wildlife reserve
Oceantee
oilily
Club of Gents
Recaro
Reece
BIG Potato Games
Texaafoam
GYM Plus Coffee
Jane Goodall Institute
Starboard
PF
FABIENNE CHAPOT
A-dam
Cecilie Bahnsen
costa coffee
Tenacity
ION
gauravgupta
joolz
liquitex
bulthaup
Gorilla wear
COPA
Van Gogh Museum
Minimels
Weishxupl
pipoos

News

Sven Bleekemolen

Sven Bleekemolen is a Dutch entrepreneur and textile engineer. He is a versatile executive with a broad skill set and experience in a global marketplace. Lived and worked in Europe, Indonesia, and Turkey. Solid expertise in management of start-up to mature fashion companies in competitive wholesale and retail markets.

In his role as director of several companies, Sven built strong knowledge of international wholesale, retail, B2B sales, production and brand development. He has a strategic and innovative mindset, always focused on business development. He has a record of identifying opportunities and leading diverse teams to surpass revenue goals.

Sven has a strong focus on sustainability and is excited to discover the possibilities that lie in Waste2Wear’s groundbreaking material and blockchain technologies. He is committed to creating a major contribution to the business performance of Waste2Wear along with the transition to a more circular economy for a better outcome of the world.

Hein Barnhoorn

Olivier van Migem

Ruma Kinger

Rena Jiang

Rena Jiang has over 20 years experience in the textile industry. Knowing how polluting the industry is, Rena is proud to be making a positive impact by doing the right thing with Waste2Wear.

Christophe Marze

Christophe Marze has over 15 years specializing in structuring and powering up businesses in Asia. As a French national, he has spent many years living and working in Germany and in China. Christophe is passionate about continuous improvement, sustainability and compliance which are from him the pillars of a healthy business drive.

Jeroen van der Wind

Jeroen van der Wind is an entrepreneur, specializing in international trade within the textile and promotional industries in South East Asia for over three decades. He was managing partner of The Cookie Company for many years, producing licensed kids apparel for several multinational customers. In combination with a healthy business drive, he is determined to help further the Waste2Wear mission of relieving the planet of the plastic problem to create a better world, especially for his four adult children.

Eduardo Garza Garcia

Eduardo Garza Garcia is a Mexican designer and entrepreneur specializing in sustainable solutions for plastics. He has been pivotal in innovations including the industry-first recycled polypropylene (RPP) from discarded domestic appliances; a unique RPET verification method (RA-3) proving the recycled plastic content in materials and the industry-first blockchain technology. Thanks to his innovations, Waste2Wear has won several prestigious environmental awards. Eduardo is truly an innovator in the world of recycled plastics constantly working for new ways to bring more transparency to the recycling industry.

Stefan Kleijkamp

Stefan Kleijkamp is a highly experienced Global Quality and Compliance Manager with over 15 years of experience in the industry. Originally from the Netherlands, Stefan has spent the last two decades working in Asia, with 17 of those years in China. He is fluent in Chinese and has worked with a wide range of product groups including textile, apparel, hard goods and plastics. Throughout his career, Stefan has held positions in quality and compliance management for both large and medium sized companies, as well as in purchasing and logistics. His extensive experience has given him a deep understanding of the challenges and issues facing the industry, particularly in relation to traceability of recycled materials such as textile, cotton and polyester. With his expertise in quality and compliance, Stefan is dedicated to ensuring that the products and services provided by Waste2Wear meet the highest standards in quality, sustainability and environmental responsibility.

Monique Maissan

Monique Maissan is a Dutch entrepreneur and textile engineer specializing in sustainable solutions for the industry. As CEO and founder of Waste2Wear, she leads a committed team in creating products and services for a better future. Her vision has driven the company to produce fabrics and products made from recycled plastic bottles (RPET) and recycled polypropylene (RPP) plus award winning blockchain and RPET verification test RA-3.

Monique has won several industry awards, most recently:

Finalist of “Future Leader” World Sustainability Awards 2022;
“Outstanding Achiever” of Global Green Economic Forum, Women Eco Game Changer Awards 2022;
“Woman Leader in Plastic Recycling” Plastic Recycling Conference Asia** 2022;
“The Sustainable Entrepreneur of the Year” of Entrepreneurs’ Organization*** 2021.

She is constantly on the lookout for new and better ways to recycle more plastic. Monique’s drive comes from her determination to do her part to leave this world in a better place for her two adult children and all of the next generation