Monthly Archives: October 2019

A day in the life…. Refuse Driver

Today we meet Kevin O'Neil to discover what his day entails and why he loves the world of waste... The role of a refuse driver at Cawleys is certainly a busy one, and if you don’t like early starts, it’s not for you! Every morning I rise and shine at 3am ready for the working…
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Hertfordshire students shun single-use plastic

As the Climate Change summit took place in the US, here in Hertfordshire people were pledging to play their part in helping to tackle the problems of climate change and pollution during Recycling Week. Recycling Week is a nationwide initiative to encourage people to recycle more, and the only way this can be achieved is…
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Awesome Autumn Collections

As the leaves turn brown, weather temperatures drop and the nights draw in, it’s a sure sign that winter is on its way. During the Autumn season, darker nights and shorter days mean that lighting can become an issue for many industries. In the world of waste management, the shift from British Summertime to Greenwich…
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Recycling at Halloween Top Tips

What is Halloween about? Hallowe’en on October 31st is a celebration the evening before All Hallows Day, also called All Saints Day. It begins a time of year, in the Christian church, dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints and martyrs. Halloween has evolved into all sort of activities, with bonfires, dressing up, pumpkins, and…
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Drivers

Role Purpose: We are currently seeking two drivers who will report to the Transport Manager and work closely with the Traffic Controllers, other drivers and our customers. The roles serve a crucial part of Cawleys depots’ performance and are responsible for the day to day collection of waste. Apply Now (No agencies) Driver Responsibilities Receiving…
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Nightshift Cleaner

Role Purpose & Responsibilities: We are currently seeking two cleaners to work night shift to clean the  Cawleys Luton recycling plant. This role is essential part of the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) team. The purpose of this role is to clean the plant entirely to ensure the efficient and safe running of the MRF. We…
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Following the waste trail

As we all know, there is a real spotlight at present on waste processes and the ultimate end destination for the recycling materials that we all work so hard to segregate. At Cawleys, we pride ourselves on being a transparent organisation and we are often asked by clients where their recyclate ends up once it…
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Robin shuns single use

82 years young, Robin Wegner has long been a pioneer of reduce and re-use. A volunteer at Luton and Dunstable Hospital, we recently met Robin at one of our Small Action Big Impact awareness days during recycling week and we were delighted by her attitude to reducing waste wherever possible. War time appreciation Robin told…
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