‘On the spot’ with… Ben Styles

In our newest blog series, we put 10 quickfire questions – based around role, personality and the fascinating world of shredding – to one of our valued members of staff. And they only have 10 minutes to answers them all! This month, it’s the turn of Ben Styles…

Name: Ben Styles

Job title: Senior engineer


  1. Describe UNTHA in one word:



  1. Name your favourite shredder:

The RS40. Like the old Timex advert – it takes a licking and keeps on ticking!


  1. The shredding of what material most impresses you?

Mattresses – notoriously difficult to shred.


  1. Sum up in one sentence the role shredding plays in society:

It’s a go-between for waste creation and process recycling.


  1. What is there too much of in the world?

Electric/hybrid vehicles.


  1. And not enough of..?

Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles


  1. What is the one word you wish people would use to describe you?

Tolle – German for ‘amazing’!


  1. If you weren’t a senior engineer, what would you like to be?

A professional bass player.


  1. Pick a word that symbolises Yorkshire, UNTHA UK’s home county:



  1. If UNTHA relocated to a different country, where would be your ideal spot?

The Rheinland-Pfalz region in Germany.

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