Monthly Archives: September 2019

Lithium Legend

We get up close to Cawleys’ lithium battery dismantling expert Joe Chester Joe Chester is somewhat of a Cawley’s veteran. Having worked at the Luton based recycling and waste management company for nearly 20 years, Joe has provided a dedicated service to the fabrication department. Since joining, he has progressed to become workshop supervisor and…
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15 ways to teach recycling

In the UK, we are producing approximately 22.8 million tonnes of waste going to landfill – that’s a lot! Though our recycling rates are gradually increasing, currently at 45.2%, there’s still another 55% to go. The global leaders of recycling Germany, Austria and South Korea, with rates between 50-60%, show us that improvements can be…
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Anna Cawleys considers the role of plastic alternatives

A recent article in the Guardian reports that the UK should reduce its use of plastics, rather than replace them with other materials. In my view this article highlights a serious issue around education and the danger of trying to find a 'quick fix' solution to the problem. It is not enough to simply replace…
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Telesales Executive

Role Purpose & Responsibilities: The role is a key part of the Sales team. The purpose of this role is to Identify opportunities, produce leads and book appointments for the sales team with the emphasis placed on projects as required. You must be motivated with an excellent telephone manner and be driven by targets.  You…
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Machine Driver- MRF Luton

Role Purpose & Responsibilities: The role is part of our very busy Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) Team. The purpose of this role is to operate our mobile plant machinery to ensure the efficient running of the MRF. It is a very busy role requiring someone with the ability to use the Loading Shovel and the 360…
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Cawleys support Luton Food Bank

Cawleys are extremely proud to support charitable initiatives in our local community and the most recent project we have become involved in does just that. Luton Food Bank aims to eradicate food poverty  in Luton. A non-profit organisation, it is run entirely for the benefit of people in and around Luton who need emergency food.…
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Understanding your obligations when producing Hazardous Waste

It doesn’t matter what sector you work in, from Educational or Government Bodies through to Multinational Businesses, there is a common thread of demands placed on waste producers to ensure their waste is presented not only compliantly with respect to Hazardous Waste regulations, but also with the Carriage of Dangerous Goods legislation (CDG). Storing hazardous…
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