Ton O.

Senior executive with 25+ years in Plastic Recycling, specialising in PET Recycling

English, German, Dutch

Life long experience in recycling of which 25 years in plastic recycling. Specialist in R PET

  • Food & Beverage
  • Chemical & Plastic Products
  • Beverages
  • Plastics
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  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice



Plastic Recycling Africa
5 years
Current position
Mar 2018 - Present
Plastic Recycling Africa is an initiative to build recycling plants in low cost countries that provides in recycled high-grade PET flakes meeting the European standards.


Dutch PET Recycling
12 years
Current position
Jan 2011 - Present
Global trading in PET, other secondary plastic commodities.

Senior Expert

14 years
Current position
Feb 2009 - Present
PUM sends professionals to all kind of projects around the world in trying to promote the level of development on the one hand and promoting trade with the Netherlands as well.

Entrepreneur in Waste and Secondary Fuels

RVC Energy bv
3 years
Jan 2009 - Dec 2011
business development, (interim)management and trade in waste and secondary fuels (waste to energy).

Plantmanager Sorting and Secondary Fuels

4 years
Nov 2004 - Dec 2008
After selling the company, RetourVloer, later also known as Renergy to VAR in 2004: plantmanager of different plants, regarding Sorting, Woodrecycling and Secondary fuels. Because of s...see more

Founder and Managing Director

RetourVloer BV ---> Renergy
8 years
Dec 1996 - Oct 2004
Started as a company in recycling of textile floorcoverings, this start-up developed to a processing company for high caloric waste to secondary fuels. After some years in the harbor of...see more

Business Development

Grontmij BRP
3 years
Mar 1994 - Nov 1996
Business development in the recyclingmarket. Organizing joint-ventues in the different segments of the wastebusiness.

Manager General Affairs

Papierfabriek Doetinchem
2 years
Jan 1992 - Mar 1994
managing company law, environmental affairs, IT Chairman environmental committee Dutch Paper and Board Industry (VNP); member environmental committee Cepac (paper and board in Europe).

Company Lawyer

KNP Vouwkarton BV---> Mayr Melnhof Eerbeek BV
4 years
Jan 1988 - Dec 1991
company lawyer; assistent to the manager Chairman environmental committee Dutch Paper and Board Industry (VNP); member environmental committee Cepac (paper and board in Europe).

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Beverages
  • Plastics
  • Food & Beverage
  • Chemical & Plastic Products

Role experience

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing
  • Sales
  • Strategy & Business Development
  • Supply Chain & Procurement


  • Waste
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
  • Waste Management
  • PET