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UNTHA UK waste and recycling stalwart retires from industry

UNTHA UK waste and recycling stalwart retires from industry

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 …

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UK’s 2016 Recovinyl PVC recycling figures reach a new high

UK 2016 Recovinyl PVC recycling figures reach a new high

The collection and recycling of waste PVC in the UK reached a new high of 120,392 tonnes in 2016, according to latest figures from Recovinyl, the PVC industry’s recycling scheme. It’s an increase of 12% compared to the previous year (2015: 107,593). The window profiles recycled represent the equivalent to …

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UNTHA XR waste shredder hits one million operational hours

UNTHA XR waste shredder hits one million operational hours

Austrian-headquartered shredding specialist UNTHA has just dispatched its 150th waste shredder. The XR mobil-e is heading to France where, when commissioned, it will process 25 tonnes per hour of C&I waste down to 80mm particle size. But this machine had a particularly special ‘send-off’ when it left UNTHA’s manufacturing plant …

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Manchip3Media helps to keep plastics out of the sea

Manchip3Media helps to keep plastics out of the sea

Secure waste destruction specialist Manchip3Media (M3Media) has geared up for further growth by installing a new shredding system. The DIN66399 certified UNTHA RS30 shredder will make light work of the old-format media that M3Media is processing on behalf of key customers including Sky, the BBC and Channel 4. Capable of …

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