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Spring statement reaction – are plastics being prioritised?

Spring Statement - plastics consultation - UNTHA UK

Following Chancellor Philip Hammond’s inaugural Spring Statement, UNTHA UK’s managing director Marcus Brew comments on the extent to which plastics featured in the 26-minute announcement…

In a political landscape dominated by Brexit discussions, it feels like the environment is rarely a priority nowadays. It was therefore refreshing that, in a succinct Spring Statement lasting only 26…

UNTHA Employee Q&A – Rob Sharp

Rob Sharp - UNTHA UK service engineer

In this most recent employee Q&A, we learn about service engineer Rob Sharp’s role at UNTHA UK, how his colleagues would describe him and who would be his dream client…

Name: Rob Sharp

Job title: Service engineer

Summarise your role in one paragraph

As service engineer, my role is to continually provide excellent customer support, in line with the high standards set by t…

UNTHA marks two decades in UK

UNTHA 20 years in UK

In the modern business climate, with its tricky trading conditions and ever-varying pressures, so many organisations quite rightly celebrate milestones and achievements on almost an annual basis.

And why shouldn’t they? From award wins to team expansion, these are deserved successes that merit some shouting about!

So, it’s hopefully understandable that we’re marking a pretty momentous…

UNTHA launches 2018 customer showcase programme for VIPs

UNTHA customer showcase

UNTHA UK is no stranger to the waste and recycling events scene but our team hit the headlines in 2016 when, instead of trailing the length and breadth of the country to attend sales-led exhibitions, we put on the first ‘conference’ of our own.

Fast forward to 2018 and the event programme is even more exciting.

On the 18th and 19th of April, we’re holding 2 one-day VIP, customer-only…

UNTHA Employee Q&A – Sharon Annat

Sharon Annat, UNTHA UK's process manager

In this month’s employee Q&A, we chat to UNTHA’s process manager Sharon Annat about her favourite part of the job and her hopes for UNTHA…

Name: Sharon Annat

Job title: Process manager

Summarise your role in one paragraph

As the process manager here at UNTHA UK, I am currently responsible for co-ordinating the further development of our ongoing transition to ‘the Cloud’.

What’s next for plastic recycling?

Plastics recycling

Plastic recycling may have long been important to UNTHA, but few people would have considered it a mainstream topic of interest in the UK.

Until now.

David Attenborough is one of the many reasons it has shot into the spotlight, with his renowned Blue Planet II series highlighting the severity of the irresponsible plastic disposal problem blighting our oceans. And whilst it is a mighty…

UNTHA XR shredder gears Fortress up for 2018 growth


It’s only three months since the official opening of Fortress Recycling and Resource Management’s new £5m facility in Warwick. But already the team has successfully processed 6250 tonnes of ‘waste’, thanks to an UNTHA XR3000C shredder at the front-end of a sophisticated processing line.

And now, all eyes are on ‘what’s next’ for the system, as the ambitious organisation…

Mobile shredder supports Austrian firm’s passion for carbon neutral waste management

Struber XR mobile

An UNTHA XR mobil-e shredder is now operational at Struber Entsortgung in Kuchl, Austria, as the company prepares to expand its waste management capabilities.

Passionate about environmentally friendly waste treatment methods, Struber is no stranger to the resource industry. With a heritage spanning more than 50 years, the medium-sized family business specialises in waste management and…

The changing waste and recycling sector – what difference does a year make..?

Chris Oldfield retires from UNTHA UK

A lot can happen in 12 months, and Chris Oldfield’s career is a testament to that. In October, he announced his retirement as chairman of UNTHA UK, bringing to a close almost 50 years in industry. He shared his 2017 highlights – and a couple of predictions for 2018 – with Materials Recycling World magazine. If you missed it, read it in full here…

A day can be a game-changer in the world of…

UNTHA deal signifies shredding expansion in Japan

UNTHA’s expansion in Asia looks set to continue, following the agreement of a new distribution partnership with Yokohama-headquartered engineering firm Sun Earth.

The deal will see UNTHA’s Austrian manufactured shredding technology supplied to a number of sophisticated waste and alternative fuel production facilities throughout Japan.

Sun Earth is no stranger to the shredding sector –…

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