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UNTHA XR shredders aid closed loop recycled paper production

Untha VPK Packaging Group

Two UNTHA XR waste shredders are now in operation for VPK Packaging Group in continental Europe, shredding pulped ropes as part of a closed loop paper production process.

Renowned for manufacturing 900,000 tonnes of paper per year from 100% recycled materials, VPK’s mill in Dendermonde, Belgium and Blue Paper Mill, co-owned with Klingele Papierwerke, in Strasbourg, France, naturally generat…

UNTHA UK boosts green credentials with electric car charging point

UNTHA UK EV charging points

Recognising the growing demand for electric vehicles in Europe, and keen to further boost our commitment to ‘being green’, we’ve installed two EV charging points in the car park of our UNTHA UK HQ.

Free to use by customers and colleagues alike, it’s all part of our passion for making best use of the world’s resources.

Our MD Marcus Brew commented: “There are approximately 75…

7 reasons why FMs must prioritise WEEE recycling


In the waste and recycling sector, WEEE is big news. But what exactly is it and why does it need to be on FMs’ radar? Marcus Brew, managing director of UNTHA UK, recently offered his thoughts on the topic to Tomorrow’s FM. So, if you missed the original write-up, catch up here…

It might not sound like a very attractive topic and, in all honesty, we’re talking about a type of waste so…

Director promotion for UNTHA’s waste industry specialist

UNTHA UK has promoted popular colleague Gary Moore to the role of sales director.

Having spent the last four years as the industrial shredder specialist’s sales manager, Gary has been instrumental in growing unit sales by 40% during that time. He has been the driving force behind some of the team’s most widely acclaimed projects, including the UK’s largest UNTHA four shaft shredder…

UNTHA Employee Q&A – Henry Norris

Project manager at UNTHA UK

In this month’s employee Q&A, we chat to Henry Norris, project manager at UNTHA UK. He chats to us about what makes a great shredder partner, how his colleagues would describe him, and his favourite part of the job…

Name: Henry Norris

Job title: Project manager

Summarise your role in one paragraph

My role is to oversee all the projects undertaken by the company. I connect wit…

EfW shredder advancements – how is engineering changing the face of what’s possible?

As a product category, Energy from Waste (EfW) shredders are not new. However, with the world of engineering advancing apace, the technological capabilities of such machines are continually evolving. The result is equipment that can process a greater variety of waste materials to produce fossil fuel substitutes of a quality and capacity people wouldn’t have previously thought possible. Our MD,…

UNTHA secures ultimate ISO achievement


Industrial shredder specialist UNTHA UK has once again secured a hat-trick of ISO recertifications, with zero major or minor non-conformances.

The North Yorkshire headquartered business originally achieved the prestigious ISO 9001 (quality), ISO 14001 (environmental) and OHSAS 18001 (health and safety) standards back in early 2014. But when newer and more stringent ISO rules were introduced in…

Where are opportunities being overlooked when it comes to green waste?

Green waste opportunities

Many countries across the globe are harnessing the opportunities presented by green waste, but where are opportunities being overlooked in recognising the greater sustainability of this particular waste stream? Our MD Marcus Brew recently offered his thoughts on the topic when he spoke to ENDS Europe last month. If you missed the article on the official ENDS Europe site, you can catch u…

Volume reduction strategy reaps cost, space and environmental savings for automotive firm

UNTHA RS40 shredder

Sanoh UK Manufacturing has invested in new shredding technology that will pay for itself in less than 18 months, due to the cost savings it will achieve for the wider business.

The company invested in an UNTHA RS40 shredder to tackle the surplus metal it generates during the production of brake and fuel pipes for the automotive industry. These component parts must be formed into specific…

Security shredding – is your waste in safe hands?

Confidential waste shredding

GDPR may mean that data protection has dominated the headlines over the last 12 months, but we’ve actually specialised in security shredding for decades.

We know that the confidentiality of media – ranging from hard drives to other computing WEEE, and bank notes through to military uniforms – really matters. This is why our RS shredders have been purposefully engineered to destroy suc…

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