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How to optimise your UNTHA shredder in 10 simple steps

UNTHA UK - how to get the best performance from a shredder

Given the current economic climate, you could argue there’s never been a better time to maximise the ROI you’re able to achieve from your waste and recycling technologies. We continuously work with our customers to help them achieve more throughputs, greater efficiencies and reduced downtime from our shredders. And the greatest thing of all is that the secret to improved performance isn’t…

WEEE: What’s the real secret to waste hierarchy compliance?

WEEE: What’s the real secret to waste hierarchy compliance?

It is the fastest-growing waste stream in the world, meaning WEEE rarely leaves the resource industry’s headlines. But evolving laws have shone an even brighter spotlight on e-waste over the last 12 months. So, in the face of mounting regulatory pressures, how can operators and producers guarantee legislative and environmental compliance, whilst keeping a keen eye on the bottom line? Marcus…

Swiss waste expert overhauls biomass production line

Altola AG has invested in a new UNTHA XR3000C wood shredder

Swiss waste management firm Altola AG has invested in a new UNTHA XR3000C wood shredder to help futureproof its biomass production line.

Fast approaching its 50th anniversary, Altola transforms 32,000 tonnes of waste wood into fuel, per year. But having long relied on a crushing unit, the environmentally-conscious organisation sought a more advanced solution for its Zuchwill WtE…

SHRED OF THE MONTH – UNTHA XR3000 mobil-e tackles residual waste

UNTHA shredder - shred of the month - November

Latest industry stats claim that just 1 minute of video is as powerful as 1.8 million words! So, in our new ‘Shred of the Month’ feature, we let one of our behind-the-scenes films do the talking! First up, it’s the world-renowned UNTHA XR3000 mobil-e tackling residual waste.

So why not pop the kettle on and press play…

M&M Waste Solutions has sights on recycling boost with UNTHA shredder

M&M Waste Solutions invests in UNTHA shredder

Oxfordshire-based M&M Waste Solutions looks set to boost its recycling recovery rates in 2019, thanks to the installation of a new UNTHA shredder.

The 46-year-old business is a well-known name in the resource sector, with a history spanning coal distribution, skip hire and – most recently – end-to-end waste collection, management and treatment, at the firm’s MRF in Cassington.


A guide to industrial shredder safety

A guide to industrial shredder safety

Industrial shredder safety has always been a priority in the waste and recycling sector, but this year, conversation on the subject has REALLY revved up. In fact, our managing director Marcus Brew was recently interviewed by Safety Management – the magazine of the British Safety Council – on the very topic.

As his detailed feature goes to show, there are dozens of considerations to factor…

Shredding investment decarbonises pioneering biomass operation

UNTHA XR3000C shredder

Organics recycling and renewable energy expert Eco Sustainable Solutions has overhauled its biomass shredding technology to decarbonise the organisation’s approach to alternative fuel production.

Converting over 300,000 tonnes of waste into saleable products per annum, the business is no stranger to the energy market. But having recently installed a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant to…

Plastic recycling investment continues at forward-thinking Indigo Environmental

An UNTHA QR1400 shredder

Indigo Environmental has today confirmed its latest investment in recycling technology as it continues its mission to tackle the UK’s plastic waste.

An UNTHA QR1400 has just been commissioned at the team’s Widnes site, to process wheelie bins and 205ltr drums. Capable of handling in excess of 500kg per hour, the machine will transform this often-tricky plastic ‘waste’ into a homogenous…

Why is e-waste recyclate quality still being overlooked and what’s the answer to best practice?

The recycling of e-waste is dominating the waste industry’s headlines at present, not least because updated legislation is continually coming into force. But there’s more to e-waste (or WEEE) recycling progress than recovery rates alone. Marcus Brew, managing director of WEEE shredding specialist UNTHA UK, recently spoke to Global Recycling about the importance of urging the industry to pay…

UNTHA UK strengthens HQ team

Liana joins UNTHA UK's shredder team

UNTHA UK has welcomed experienced administrator Liana Copeland-Tozer to the team.

Already 15 years into her career, Liana has supported a number of organisations – including York Hospital, Arnold Clark and, most recently, engineering design consultancy Sweco – with their back-office function.

Recognising the skills she has amassed from her previous positions, Liana was keen to ensur…

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UNTHA UK is the country’s leading supplier of innovative waste shredding technology and waste management expertise. Combining unparalleled technological manufacturing capabilities with decades of UK marketplace and shredding application expertise, UNTHA UK delivers an insightful, personable and value-adding service which has cemented the company’s position as the number one waste machinery provider in the country. ISOQAR Registered
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