All businesses need a reliable, cost efficient and ethical solution to their waste management needs. Gone are the days when businesses weren’t concerned about what happened to their waste. Today environmental responsibility, reliability and price are all of equal importance, and that’s where we come in.

As a third-generation family run business with over 70 years’ experience, here at Cawleys we truly care about our clients, our local community and delivering sustainable solutions that will benefit your business and the planet for generations to come.

Our longevity and success has been built on a top-notch reputation for delivering on our promises and importantly, helping businesses save money. Our focus is our customers who range from the smallest office or retail establishment up to large manufacturing businesses and blue chip corporates.

From our state of the art materials recycling facility, to the most complex hazardous waste collection, we are constantly looking to provide innovative and sustainable solutions to sort, treat and recycle all classifications of waste.

As a leading independently owned recycling company, we work with both local and national business to give waste new life, benefitting the environment and all those that live within it.

To discover how we can improve on your recycling and resource management arrangements whilst making a positive impact on the environment, contact us today.

Our History


With a long and interesting history, Cawleys has gone from strength to strength by staying true to its core values of honesty, trust, knowledge sharing, ownership and continuous improvement.

Established in 1947 by Reg and Frank Cawley, the business has evolved dramatically over the years whilst remaining a family run organisation with a dedication to first class service.

Our Timeline


 Meet The Team

Leadership Team

Jon Cawley, Chairman

Phil Gudgeon, Managing Director

Anna Cawley, Director of Customer Service

Simon Platt, Director of Finance

Tony Goodman, Director of Resource Management

Our Values


At Cawleys we deliver a reliable, efficient and competitively priced waste collection service, but there’s far more to us than just that.

As a family run business that has more than 70 years of success, we understand that staying true to our values is the thing that drives us forward. In order to achieve our vision we live and breathe our core values at every point of transaction and in the practices we undertake each and every day.

Read more about our values.


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