Securing your business development


A family run business that meets your needs

West Recycling is entirely family run, with a team dedicated to meeting your evolving needs and helping you to develop your business. With our global relationships, contacts and experience, we are big enough to satisfy your requirements but still small enough to care. We care about all our customers and this is the real secret of our success.

Garry West

Garry West Managing Director

Customers of West Recycling profit greatly from exclusive access to the vast expertise of Managing Director Garry West, built up over 40 years in the recycling industry.

Garry is a rare breed, with first-hand, hands-on experience in a wide range of sectors within the scrap materials business.

Garry started working in a scrap yard as a teenager and built up his experience in the metals trading and logistics industry before working in the City as Global Head of Base Metals for a US company.
He has run West Recycling since its inception in 2003 and personally oversees his customers’ orders from beginning to end.

Garry’s professional, no-nonsense approach, strict eye for detail and extensive experience in identifying high-grade materials has won him an enviable reputation and a loyal network of suppliers, buyers and contacts all over the world.

Mandy West

Mandy West Finance Director

Mandy West has extensive experience in shipping and logistics, having worked for a major shipping business in the City of London before transferring her considerable skills to West Recycling.

In recent years, Mandy has moved from shipping and administration to the role of Finance Director. She also oversees the administration and management of ISO, AQSIQ and EA licences.

Neil Allen

Neil Allen Head of Paper Trading

Neil is a senior sales, account management and marketing professional with more than 20 years’ experience in paper products, cash equities and derivatives trading, electronic trading and financial software and trading systems sales.

Before joining West Recycling four years ago, Neil was a sales and marketing director of a global information systems company, a Vice President for a major investment bank and an active participant and speaker for a global electronic trading standards committee.

Sam West

Sam West Trader

Sam joined West Recycling five years ago and spent his first two years training in administration, shipping and logistics before moving on to container inspections and customer service.

The son of Garry and Mandy, Sam is committed to ensuring that the unique service we are able to provide as a genuine family firm will continue to benefit our customers for many years to come.

International Relations

West Recycling enjoys a powerful global reputation in the trading and delivering of recycled materials. We offer a unique service in sourcing and trading both non-ferrous and ferrous metals, as well as paper and plastics. We deliver exceptional account management and competitive pricing to our buyers and suppliers all over the world.