Category Archives: Blog

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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Amanda Clark SHEQ Manager Introduction

Health and Safety is a crucial component of businesses across all sectors, this is particularly evident in an industry such as the Waste Sector which operates with such large-scale machinery and vehicles to complete their day-to-day operations.  With Cawley’s operating these large-scale machines and vehicles across 3 separate sites the risk for health and safety…
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Cawleys’ MD lifts the lid on driver shortage

As we are all aware from the recent issues with our fuelling stations, the recent purge in petrol and diesel purchases was initially triggered by the news of driver shortages. Although the problem was ultimately blamed on panic buying, the driver shortage is a very real problem - and not only in the oil industry.…
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Exhibiting at the Low Carbon Vehicle show

Cenex-LCV incorporates four key features: Technology exhibition split across three halls; Extensive seminar programme; Facilitated networking; Ride & drive of the latest research & development and commercially available vehicles. It is the UK’s first centre of excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies with assistance from many supporting partners.  The LCV event is one…
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Eco-friendly local business

During Recycle Week Cawleys reveals that eco-friendly business is more important than ever in Beds, Herts, Bucks and Northants New research reveals that 9 out of 10 business in Beds, Herts, Bucks and Northants believe it is important that their organisation becomes more eco-friendly. This is for a variety of reasons including environmental protection and…
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