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Re-Usable Face Masks Made Of Rpet

Face Masks are here to stay. And they’re becoming a way to express ourselves.
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July 1, 2020
Re-Usable Face Masks

As The World Moves Toward Reopening, And The Knowledge Around COVID-19 Is Increasing, Masks Are Becoming A Part Of Our Daily Life. And In Some Ways, Their Evolution Is A Clear Example Of How Much Life Has Changed In Just A Few Months. The Regulations Around The Use Of Masks Vary By Country And Even By State

Generally speaking, the best way to stop the spread of the virus when in enclosed spaces for long periods of time, such as public transport, hair salons and shops, is to wear a mask. It is important to always check the actual mandatory regulations to avoid misunderstanding and penalties.

The Meaning We Give To The Wearing Of Masks Matters.

Facemasks have been a part of Asian culture for generations where people wear them in consideration of others when they have a cough or cold. It is done out of respect for fellow citizens. Similarly, today no one knows if they are an asymptomatic carrier of COVID, so wearing a mask, is a sign of respect for others. Our face masks will support a feeling of connection to and empathy for those around you. They are becoming a personal accessory, an extra tool in which you express your style.

Re-Usable Face Masks Are Important To Limit The Amount Of Waste

Unfortunately a lot of extra waste is created due to the needed amount of personal protection wear. Therefore, we developed a range of Waste2Wear re-usable face masks, made from recycled polyester (RPET) and poly-cotton. So, not only are you protecting yourself and others, you are helping the environment.’

These face masks are civil masks, with or without an extra filter, which we offer in different prints and solid colours. Customized prints or individual logos are possible upon specific request.

TYPE 1 – A Perfect Fit With An Extra Filter

Made to fit every face: a nose bridge that endures for thousands of bends, and adjustable straps to keep your mask the perfect fit all day long. Civil masks help you stay safe and breathe easy. Advanced filtration blocks airborne contaminants without trapping moisture. The replaceable extra nanofiber filter means you can rewash your mask over and over, reducing waste and staying safe. We offer an ANTIBACTERIAL finish as an extra option

TYPE 2 – Basic Type Mask With Two-Layer Fabric

Basmat captures the world’s energy through colors. Her work expresses a kaleidoscope of feelings that come from the soul. These special designs are used for perfect fitting masks with inserts for filters, a sewn in nose bridge and adjustable straps.

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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.

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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