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Specialist recycler aims to ‘plug’ market gap

UK Plug Recycling uses an UNTHA hard drive shredder to tackle its waste

UK Plug Recycling – a young venture which aims to further prevent the amount of electrical waste being landfilled – is one step closer to achieving its vision.

The Hampshire headquartered organisation has installed an UNTHA RS40 hard drive shredder to tackle plugs, sockets, small pieces of WEEE and other secure product destruction.

Capable of processing these ‘wastes’ down to a…

UNTHA Employee Q&A – Ben Styles

UNTHA shredders - customer service support

In the latest instalment of our new employee Q&A, senior service engineer Ben Styles tells us a bit more about himself. Find out what his role entails, the word his colleagues would use to describe him, and his favourite project to date…

Name: Ben Styles

Job title: Senior service engineer

Summarise your role in one paragraph

As the senior service engineer here at UNTHA, my ro…

Waste and recycling stalwart retires from industry

Chris Oldfield retires from UNTHA UK

PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT: Chris Oldfield – chairman of waste shredding specialist UNTHA UK – has announced his retirement from the recycling industry following a career spanning almost 50 years. He now fully hands over the reins of the company to managing director Marcus Brew.

With mechanical engineering, works and industrial management qualifications under his belt, Chris’s first major st…

Client spotlight – UK Plug Recycling

RS40 UNTHA shredder - UK Plug Recycling

Every month we put the spotlight on one of the stand-out clients within our customer base. This time it’s the turn of UK Plug Recycling…

Describe your business in one paragraph

We’re a specialist plug and socket recycler, here to take the pain out of keeping these ‘wastes’ from landfill.

What do you shred?

As well as plugs and sockets we can also recycle small WEEE…

UNTHA shredder spotlight – the RS40 for secure product destruction

UNTHA RS40 secure product destruction 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 RS40 shredder, a relatively compact yet robust machine perfect for secure product destruction. Learn more about the features, uses and benefits of this shredding technology in this short series of questions answered by MD Marcus Brew…

Describe this machine in…

Tidy Planet plant generating 22,500kW of daily energy at London airports

Huw Crampton, Tidy Planet's sales manager, at an energy recovery plant

The sophisticated energy recovery plants that food waste experts Tidy Planet devised for DHL, are now producing 25,500kW of heat per day from the food waste at London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

The technology hit the headlines back in November 2016 when Gatwick became the world’s first airport to begin disposing of food and catering waste on-site and this year they will start to…

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…

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