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Shredder specialist secures top safety accreditation

UNTHA UK achieves SafeContractor accreditation

Industrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA UK has been awarded a prestigious accreditation from SafeContractor, for its commitment to health and safety.

The North Yorkshire team achieved the recognition following a rigorous audit of the company’s safety protocol.

Supplying shredding technology that weighs up to 24 tonnes – and can process materials ranging from everyday household and…

What’s the best way to process WEEE?

WEEE shredding statistics

Last month our online poll honed in one of the industry’s most complex waste streams – WEEE.

It’s a topic we often talk about on our site – partly because the subject rarely leaves the media headlines and also because there are many shredders in our range purposefully engineered to tackle waste electric and electronic equipment.

But we wanted to gather your thoughts on t…

Collaboration with Ecotec Solution fuels Italian expansion for UNTHA

Waste shredder sales Italy

Our parent company in Austria has witnessed significant growth in Italy following a collaboration with one of the country’s leading environmental technology specialists, Ecotec Solution.

The experienced waste processing firm supplies systems that turn clients’ residual materials into valuable resources. And in the last 12 months alone, Ecotec Solution has secured six high value projects…

UNTHA Employee Q&A – Paul Collins

Paul Collins, project and services manager at UNTHA UK

In the latest instalment of our new employee Q&A, project and services manager Paul Collins is in the hot seat. Discover his favourite shredder, what word his colleagues would use to describe him, and his favourite element of the role.

Name: Paul Collins

Job title: Project and services manager

Summarise your role in one paragraph

The main element of my role is to provid…

Shredder spotlight – the RS150 metal shredder

RS150 - heavy duty shredder

Each month, our sales team puts the spotlight on a specific machine within the UNTHA range. This time, it’s the turn of the UNTHA RS150 metal shredder. Learn more about the features, uses and benefits of this shredding technology in this short Q&A  with Gary Moore…

Describe this machine in one paragraph

Expertly designed for extreme, heavy duty or high volume metal shredding, t…

What impact will the election have on the recycling sector?

What impact will the election have on the recycling sector

Every month, we pose a question on our website for the masses to answer. We try to pick a topical subject each time, so what else could we investigate in June but industry opinions surrounding the General Election?

Last month, the poll asked:

Do you think the election results will have a notable impact on the waste & recycling sector?

Well, the results are in and they’re far from…

Client spotlight – recycling specialist LKM on the giant RS150 shredder

Tony Hughes - LKM Recycling - talks about the UNTHA RS150 shredder

Tony Hughes, managing director of LKM Recycling, steps into the spotlight to talk about the largest shredder in UNTHA UK’s range – the RS150.

Describe your business in one paragraph

We started life over 40 years ago, as a scrap metal business. However, fast-forward to 2017 and our 67-strong company is now handling everything from metals and glass, to wood, plastic and genera…

PPMA Show to host first-look at new plastic and packaging shredder

Plastic, packaging and pallet shredder - the UNTHA QR

UNTHA UK is set to unveil its new packaging, pallet and plastics shredder, at the PPMA Show this September.

The three day event at the NEC will provide visitors with a UK first-look at the manufacturer’s latest engineering innovation – the QR series.

The high throughput shredder will take centre stage on UNTHA’s stand (A22), so delegates can get up close to what has been hailed a…

New hard drive shredder ensures recycling process is safe and secure

An RS40 UNTHA shredder at SAS Logistics' plant

Safe & Secure Logistics has boosted the capacity of its WEEE recycling service to pave the way for further growth.

The Slough-headquartered firm has invested in a new hard drive shredder which will enable the confidential destruction team to comfortably – and compliantly – process over 3,000 hard drives per week.

The UNTHA RS40 shredder has just been delivered to SAS Logistics’…

What do the new WEEE collection targets mean for the UK?

WEEE collection targets explored

In our last online poll, we asked participants for their thoughts about the recently-announced WEEE collection targets.

It seemed a pertinent topic to explore. At the start of spring, Defra announced that 622,033 tonnes is now the overall target for 2017, significantly less than the EU’s 776,000 tonnes target. Rationale for the change has been widely aired in the industry’s media, as has…

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