Yearly Archives: 2021

Being Safe this Guy Fawkes Day

Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, Bonfire Night and Fireworks Night, is an annual commemoration observed on 5 November, primarily in the United Kingdom. Its history begins with the events of 5 November 1605 O.S., when Guy Fawkes, was arrested while guarding explosives the plotters had placed beneath the House of Lords.…
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UK Companies leading the race to net zero emissions goal

The COP26 climate talks bring together heads of state, climate experts and campaigners to agree coordinated action to tackle climate change. As COP26 Presidency, the UK is committed to working with all countries and joining forces with civil society, companies and people on the frontline of climate change to inspire action. Throughout the event there…
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Linmere announces recycling partnership with Cawleys

We're so excited to have been appointed to manage the waste generated by Linmere's new community hub, the Farmstead – choosing a local firm with the aim of minimising its impact on the environment As a family run business operating over the last 70 years, our focus has always been on ‘giving new life’ to waste…
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Reducing your pumpkin waste on National Pumpkin Day

October 26th marks National Pumpkin Day, the pumpkins are a favourable decoration and food and in the build-up to Halloween they make the perfect home decoration to welcome the many trick or treaters of October 31st. This year 3 in 5 people will buy at least one pumpkin, under half of those pumpkins brought will…
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Zero Carbon Forum set Hospitality roadmap to Net-Zero Society

Climate change presents one of the greatest threats that modern humanity has ever faced, to people, nature, and global stability. All sectors in the UK economy require deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and by 2050 we must reach a level of net zero emissions. The Zero Carbon Forum has recently published a roadmap…
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Cawleys feature in Channel 4’s ‘Celebrity Trash Monsters’

We're so excited to have featured in the new and exciting celebrity environmental documentary, aired last night on Channel 4 called ‘Celebrity Trash Monsters: What’s Your Waste Size?’ The 90 minute special, hosted by comedian Jon Richardson and produced by Naked (a Fremantle label), highlighted important climate change issues and aimed to inspire three celebrities…
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Cawleys works with local Uni to offer marketing placement

Supporting the local community can happen in a whole range of ways. From charitable giving to complimentary waste collections, Cawleys are always keen to give back to the area in which our business operates. Recently this has involved working with a local university to offer an under-graduate student a years' work placement in our marketing…
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Food Industry needs to tackle emissions

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has released a report analysing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions linked to the UK’s food and drink industry ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26). The report from WRAP, states that there is drastic need to reduce the carbon footprint associated with the food…
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Phil Gudgeon Joins BCS as Non-Exec Director

Bedford College Services are a multi-faceted enterprise that operates across the leisure, hospitality, catering, theatre, and facilities hire sectors. BCS provide local groups and associations, corporate clients, members of the public and sports club with a wide range of first-class spaces to hire throughout the year. Recently our MD Phil Gudgeon announced his appointment at…
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Let’s go green this Halloween

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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