Recent Posts by Nicky Severn

Lights, Camera, Recycling!

When local Milton Keynes based photography studio, Unique Capture, found themselves with increasing amounts of cardboard packaging waste they needed a more sustainable solution than just dumping it in with their general rubbish.... Small business can recycle as effectively as larger ones When was the last time your business assessed the amount of waste it…
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Compostable Complications

A recent report looking at recycling in Wales has revealed that only 1 of the 13 councils surveyed was able to collect and dispose of composable plastics in the intended way. The other councils did not have the processes and infrastructure to deal with them and as such these items were likely to be re-directed…
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Fire Fire

Is your business risking lives (and fines) by including hazardous everyday items in its general waste? Cawelys’ Hazbox is the ideal solution. Fire Risk Recently, one of our general waste collections had to be unexpectedly halted due to the outbreak of fire in our refuse lorry. After noticing the fire, our quick-thinking driver promptly emptied…
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Women to Transform Waste: International Women’s Day

For many, the waste management industry is perceived to be traditionally masculine – and with images of trucks, skips, hard hats and landfill sights initially coming to mind, this isn’t necessarily a surprise. But with an industry that’s fast moving, constantly innovating and on the tip of the tongues of much of the British public,…
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How do you recycle everyday essentials?

Did you know that almost half of all UK households throw away one or more items that could be recycled? Many everyday items or objects can be recycled and have a second life. From those shoes you no longer wear to the wine corks that have been hanging around since Christmas, take a look at…
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HGV Technician (Fitter)

Role Purpose: To contribute within the engineering main function of ensuring that all vehicles and plant equipment is maintained and to ensure reliability and safety. Complete MOT preparations, servicing and inspection of vehicles, PMI's and rectifying all repairs. Deliver and demonstrate our Company values   Key Responsibilities To ensure that all company vehicles and plant…
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Hazardous Services Driver- Class 2

Role Purpose: The Driver reports to the Transport Manager and works closely with the Traffic Controllers, other drivers and our customers. To drive a heavy goods vehicle or Tanker normally undertaking trade waste collection or recycling and follow the organisation's procedures on the collection and delivery of loads. The role serves a crucial part of…
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Commercial Support Administrator

Role Purpose: The role is to provide support to the key account management team whilst also providing back up to our customer service team.   Key Responsibilities Order processing of work which includes dealing with orders received via telephone, email, fax or post Administrative support for business retention and key account management including initial first…
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Paper Trail

Tony Goodman, Director of Resource Management at Cawleys, takes a closer look at China’s paper recycling import rules and the measures being taken in the UK to keep the trade doors ajar. If your business produces waste paper and card, you’ll know how important it is to keep it as clean and dry to achieve…
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