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High-quality innovative fabrics made from recycled plastics.

Every day millions of plastic bottles are being thrown away, meanwhile, those bottles can be a viable, eco-friendly, and sustainable resource! We are damaging and polluting our planet, and that is exactly why we need to be more responsible and take care of Earth. We need to rethink how we use our valuable resources, and recycle plastics is one of them. We believe that waste is only waste when we don’t do anything with it, and with our innovative spirit and technology, we turn waste into innovative fabrics.

You design it, we supply it!

Making high-quality recycled fabrics and recycled textiles from plastic requires deep knowledge within several areas: From the characteristics of plastics in bottles to the dying of fabrics with the unique qualities of recycled polyester. In Waste2Wear we not only create innovative fabrics made from recycled bottles, but we also use them in combination with other equally sensible materials (such as eco-friendly cotton, organic cotton, wool, or viscose) to create a wide range of sustainable fabric options. Our product range is from silk-like, high-end polyester, to sturdy shopping bags made from RPP.
We can provide recycled textiles to factories producing finished goods, already with full blockchain verification. We can compose a value chain from plastic bottles to finished products produced at our partner factories in China. We ensure this by implementing blockchain technology and third-party certifications across our value chain, from collecting plastic waste to the end product, while being flexible and able to offer businesses a fully customized service. Pioneering, collaborative, and solution-driven is how we inspire others to become more circular and sustainable.
recycled plastic bottles

RPET

Made from recycled plastic bottles that are collected and recycled in most countries around the world. Waste2Wear’s RPET consumes 70% less energy, 75% less CO2, and 86% less water than virgin polyester.

Polypropylene (PP) Kitchen appliances

RPP

Polypropylene (PP) is the second most used plastic globally, most commonly used in home and kitchen appliances, yet only 3% is being recycled. These products, such as fridges and air conditioners, often end up in a landfill. Our RPP fabrics are certified by GRS, perfectly suitable for durable shopping bags and reusable packaging.
OCEAN PLASTICS​

Ocean Plastics

Plastic has always been a threat to the environment but its most negative impact comes when it enters the oceans as it kills hundreds of thousands of sea animals. It is estimated that 8 million tons of plastic enter the oceans each year (that means one ton every four seconds).
RPET LEATHER​

RPET Leather

Not only does RPET leather make you look good, it also makes you feel good because it’s cruelty-free.
RECYCLED NYLON​

Recycled Nylon

Producing nylon creates nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas that is 300 times more potent than carbon dioxide.

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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

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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