Making a difference – on a global scale

Connecting worldwide plastic supply and demand 

The need for improved plastic recycling is a challenge faced on a global scale. That’s why you will find us operating across the world. With regional teams located in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Italy, The Netherlands, Turkey, Finland, Hong Kong and Australia – we negotiate deals on every continent. 

We are proud to say that Vanden Recycling has unmatched market access, and this is down to the drive, determination, and commitment of each and every one of our people. Building great relationships, offering expert guidance and providing a reliable service is what we pride ourselves on.


We began in Hong Kong in 2005, and our global headquarters and operations remain here. Our Hong Kong based team ensures smooth operations in the Eastern Hemisphere and works closely with our product division, connecting converters and manufacturers with a range of high-quality resins.  


Our Australian team led by Simon van Leuven are renowned for their material knowledge and ability to guide customers to maximise value from their plastic scrap material. Held in high regard by others in the industry, Australian MD Simon also has an industry podcast.  

UK & Ireland

The UK is home to our dedicated plastic recycling facility, found in Cambridgeshire, we also have two business hubs in Peterborough and Birmingham allowing us to achieve national coverage, while UK & EU head office can be found in Lisburn, Ireland. 


Our European locations span across Turkey, Spain, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands servicing manufacturers and waste managers across the continent. Our Turkish location is also the hub of our product division led by Global Technical Director, Beril Yesilimrak 


One of our best-established locations, found in Finland is led by Reko Nieminen. Our approach of working in close co-operation with local and national recyclers as well as neighbouring regions Sweden, Denmark and Norway, assisting them in finding suitable outlets for their scrap plastic. 

Join the team.

We’re always on the lookout for people that want to make a difference.