Category Archives: Blog

Lithium battery recycling and the rise of the EV

A recent article by Justin Rowlatt, Chief environment correspondent at the BBC, claims that we are in the middle of the "biggest revolution in motoring since Henry Ford's first production line started turning back in 1913". What is he referring to? Electric cars of course. Although in its infancy, the tide is turning and you…
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Choose Van-ish from Cawleys and combat fly-tipping

A recent article by Andrea Fox from MK FM has bought our attention to the ever increasing problem of fly-tipping. In the article Andrea explains how this problem has evolved and describes how data has revealed that local fly-tipping has increased to 'record levels' in the past year. This is a worrying trend that has…
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5 environmental wins for home working

Now that we can finally see the end of the 'lockdown tunnel' it is likely we'll see a gradual return to normality and for many of us that might mean a return to our pre-covid working patterns. Before the pandemic hit, office working was the norm and home based employment was considered a sacred situation…
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Welcome to Celina Spendley

After more than 30 years in sales, and 10 years in the recycling and waste industry,  Cawleys has been lucky enough to secure the services of Celina Spendley who has joined Cawleys as a Corporate Development Manager. Celina joins Cawleys working within the Corporate Sales team, headed up by Dan Tebay. Celina is passionate about…
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Jeyes of Earls Barton – Reminiscing and Recycilng

Georgina Jeyes discusses the history of Jeyes and its long relationship with recycling. At Jeyes on The Square, Earls Barton we welcome the opportunity to tell the story of 40 years of dealing with the rubbish of a village chemist, from its beginnings in 1981, up until today as a busy coffee-shop, gift shop and…
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Plant for the planet

There are lots of good reasons to chose Cawleys as your recycling and waste resource management partner, but now there’s one more….tree planting. Cawleys have teamed up with the Forest of Marston Vale to launch a new tree planting initiative. We’re now officially in a climate emergency and new trees are particularly effective in combatting…
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The Carbon offsetting conundrum

The conundrum about what to do about climate change may have been put on the back burner during the covid crisis but as we emerge from the lockdowns and slowly get back to normal, saving the planet has rightly become an urgent priority. The threats of climate change are the direct result of there being…
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Northampton College gets sustainability boost with Cawleys tie-up

Recently we were delighted to announce that we have been appointed as Northampton College’s recycling partner for its Booth Lane site as part of the institution’s drive to boost its green credentials. This is a fantastic local partnership that will ensure that the college’s general waste will be recycled using our own cutting edge materials…
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Cranfield Sustainability students score top marks with Cawleys

The recent covid restrictions have made it tricky for us to showcase our recycling processes and Materials Recycling facility as we would like, however, that hasn't stopped us sharing the knowledge... Recently a group of students from Cranfield University who are doing an MSc in Management and Corporate Sustainability took part in our online tour.…
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