Yearly Archives: 2020

Lodge Farm Business Centre welcomes Cawleys back after 20 years

Lodge Farm Business Centre is a family run local business that has been in operation since 1985, and it is currently owned and operated by PJ Sawbridge & Sons Ltd. The facility offers individual units to local businesses wishing to take advantage of the great location, modern interiors, and environmentally friendly facilities. Cawleys originally worked…
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Cawleys goes Electric!

Cawleys has been at the forefront of responsible Lithium Battery Recycling for a good few years now and we have the expertise and experience to safely collect batteries from electric and hybrid vehicles. Our resident expert in all things Lithium waste, Alan Colledge, is now putting his money where his mouth is and has joined…
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Wellness Packs for a Terrific Team

As a family-run business that has been built on many years of dedication and team work, we understand wholeheartedly that our people are the life-blood of our success. In these unprecedented times, it is more important than ever that we are mindful of the challenges some of our employees might be facing. It has been…
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Food Waste: What’s the future for festive feasts?

Last Christmas the terms ‘lockdown’ and ‘quarantine’ were more likely to conjure up thoughts of prison riots and travelling canines than anything that would directly affect us. We were living in a happy oblivion but off course things are now completely different. This will be the first Christmas we’ve had in the shadow of Covid-19…
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Wellness when working from home

At the end of September the advice to 'work from home if possible' returned and many of the UK workforce had little choice but to return to their kitchen tables and converted offices to carry out the daily demands of employment. Whilst for many the original instruction to work from home back in March was…
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Generating opportunities from Gin

At Cawleys we fully support and encourage our team members in any endeavour that offers them opportunity and growth. So, when we heard about our Health and Safety Co-ordinator, Stacey Lindley’s, start-up distillery business, we were intrigued. The recent pandemic has affected not only the economy and businesses across the board, but also those who…
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New Guidance for WEEE containing Persistent Organic Polutants

Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) are a group of chemicals that were historically  included in the production of some electrical plastics. At the time, largely before 2009, POPs were used for their fire retardant properties, however, they have since been found to be dangerous. In the past 18 months WEEE waste containing POPs have received more…
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Are you ready to Build Back Better?

Covid-19 has been a wake up call. Business disruption caused by the pandemic gives us an idea of the havoc to be caused by the upcoming climate crisis. Emissions, plastic, food waste, community, diversity, wellbeing are the challenges of a forward thinking business. Is your business genuinely making an impact in these areas? Are you…
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We’re proud to have helped the White Horse weather the storm

The White Horse is popular pub and eatery located in Bedford. With a steady stream of regulars and ad-hoc customers that come from far and wide to visit the smart, stylishly furnished venue, the White Horse is a highly successful business that has become a hub for the local community. The team that run the…
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129 billion single-use face masks are put into the environment every month

Recently a BBC video highlighted an upsetting environmental consequence of the global pandemic  - the issue of PPE in our oceans. PPE on our shores The video claims that, due to Covid-19 and the measures we have taken to protect ourselves, we are now putting 129 billion face masks into the environment every month! Unfortunately,…
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