Category Archives: Charity

Setting the bar high for local charity support

Phil Gudgeon, the new managing director of Cawleys Waste Management recently visited local children’s charity Ride High to inspire young people to aim high, no matter what their perceived limitations or what start they had in life. Phil began his career as a driver’s mate on a waste collection round and now leads over 200…
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Extra Mile Challenge Spotlight: Daring Dave

This year the Cawleys team is taking to the roads for the Extra Mile Cycle Challenge raising valuable funds for charities CHUMS and Ride High. We’re doing a short series catching up with each of Cawleys team members to see how they are getting on with training and here we talk to Key Account Manager,…
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Autumn budget 2017 response

We welcome the government’s focus on plastic recycling as protecting our oceans and the environment is something which concerns us all. Government policy and taxes have played a crucial part in changing behaviour relating to all waste streams. This has helped to bring about a change in mindset where waste is now genuinely seen as…
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Congratulations to the Extra Mile team!

Congratulations to the Extra Mile Challenge team who completed a 500-mile charity bike ride through Brittany, France.   Kitted out in lycra, the team of four took part in the relay event on the 21st – 25th September. Each riding about 50 miles a day, they have so far raised £3230 beating their target of…
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Cawleys Extra Mile Challenge: Team Member – Phil Gudgeon

This is my first year doing the Extra Mile Challenge. I’ve always enjoyed cycling and used to do it a lot to commute to my previous job, so when I was told of this challenge I thought it would be a great opportunity to get back into it. There aren’t many cyclists within Cawleys, and…
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The Cawleys Extra Mile Challenge: Team member – Tony Goodman

Here Cawleys' Director of Sales and Resource, Tony Goodman, talks about why he feels passionate about the Extra Mile Challenge... This will be my fifth “Extra Mile Challenge” but I haven’t done the ride since 2009.  It felt right to do it again this year as it’s the 10th anniversary since the death of our…
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Cawleys going the Extra Mile

Introducing this months featured team player - Dave Buckingham Is Dave the fittest man on the Cawleys Extra Mile Team? Most years Cawleys enters a team in the Extra Mile Challenge, and as a keen cyclist Dave is usually on that team.  Organised jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Bedford Park and Milton Keynes Grand…
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Celebrating 70 years with Ride High

Children from the Ride High charity  visited Cawleys headquarters in Luton last week for a ‘behind-the-scenes’ tour of the Materials Recycling Facility (MRF.) As a family business, taking an active role in our local community is important to us and chosing the Milton Keynes charity, Ride High, as our local Charity of the Year, is…
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