Lars Steffensen
EPS Recycle
Executive Director

Lars Steffensen started as director of HAWFISK 20 years ago – HAWFISK is a large fish acquisition company that distributes fish worldwide. Through his experience at HAWFISK, Lars saw the massive amount of EPS fish boxes being thrown away after only a single use. This waste of a re-useable resource became the starting point for the EPS-Recycle business.  Today EPS-Recycle is a Danish cleantech recycling company that sustainably addresses an extensive “waste” problem: it transforms used fish boxes, insulation material, packaging and other post-use waste fractions – into valuable recycled GPPS raw material. The vision of EPS-Recycle is to handle EPS as part of a sustainable and circular economy – which benefits the oceans, the climate, and the customers’ economy. Recycling EPS contributes to the reduction of marine pollution and landfilling. Additionally, it re-uses valuable resources and has documented considerable CO2-savings compared to production of virgin plastics.