Yearly Archives: 2015

Annual Waste Transfer Notes Explained

What is a Waste Transfer Note? Any business that produces, handles or disposes of controlled waste has a legal obligation to make sure that it is managed correctly under the ‘Duty of Care’ legislation and ‘Waste Transfer Notes’ or WTNs make up part of this process. Every transfer of waste between two parties must be…
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Award win: Green Apple Award Food Waste Reduction

The Cawleys Group, in partnership with Trinity Leeds shopping centre, celebrated winning the Food Waste Reduction award at the recent International Green Apple Awards for Environmental Practice ceremony held in London at the House of Commons. The Green Organisation acknowledged the new Leeds retail centre and The Cawleys Group, consisting of recycling and waste management company Cawleys…
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CIWM AWARD WIN: BEST RESOURCES PROJECT BY FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

Last month we mentioned being short listed in the Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM) Award category for "Best Resources Project by Facilities Management" and now we're delighted to say that our client Trinity Leeds won the award. The award recognises the results which the 'Make Your Mark' recycling and waste reduction and community outreach…
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CIWM Award shortlisting ‘Best Resources Project by Facilities Management’

Cawleys and Trinity Leeds Shopping Centre have been shortlisted for ‘Best Resources Project by Facilities Management’ in conjunction with Cawleys’ stakeholder engagement partner, Veris Strategies, in the Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM) Awards. Sustainably managed facilities have the potential to have a large and extremely positive effect on the environment and the people that…
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Plastic recycling, how does it affect you?

Three days to go until major retailers will stop giving away free plastic bags, and what a good thing too, to make us all pay more attention to plastic recycling. On Monday 5th October shops in England that have more than 250 employees will be subject to the 5p plastic bag levy. The move to…
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Celebrating Cawleys employees’ success

Karl celebrates twenty years with Cawleys A big congratulations to Customer Service Representative, Karl O’Gorman, who celebrated his twenty year anniversary with Cawleys last month. Karl started working with us on 18th September 1995 in the Transport Office as a Traffic Controller where he was trained by Dave Buckingham. Karl was responsible for looking after our dust…
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What does commingling mean?

“Some senior waste sector figures thought that Mr Falkenberg was a little unclear as to what he meant by commingling.” Can you blame Mr Falkenberg from the European parliament if he may have used the word in the wrong context, as reported in Lets Recycle  last month? (16.9.15) Many people are confused by the term. So what…
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What does the reclassification of batteries mean for you?

As of August this year the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) changed the way in which batteries will be classified after a two year consultation. From January 2016 non-industrial use batteries under 4kg will be portable and batteries over 4kg will come under the industrial category when being presented for recycling. Before…
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University of Bedfordshire

More than 24,000 students from over 100 countries, and 1,200 members of staff. The  University of Bedfordshire has more than 24,000 students from over 100 countries, and 1,200 members of staff.  Reflecting the lively life of the university, Cawleys provides an energetic waste collection service at each of the university sites. From  the university’s flagship…
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