Category Archives: Community

Q and A with AJ Cycles

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. That's why joining forces with a fellow family run business AJ Cycles with similar values to…
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Wenlock’s Eco-Warriors MRF Tour

We recently were fortunate enough to have some young Eco Warriors from Wenlock Junior School for a tour of our MRF site.  Our Operations Director Nigel Ingram took the small group from Wenlock round the facility showing them the process that goes into recycling of the various waste streams we have coming into our facility…
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Linmere announces recycling partnership with Cawleys

We're so excited to have been appointed to manage the waste generated by Linmere's new community hub, the Farmstead – choosing a local firm with the aim of minimising its impact on the environment As a family run business operating over the last 70 years, our focus has always been on ‘giving new life’ to waste…
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Kettering General Hospital becomes coffee cup recycling champion

Kettering General Hospital (KGH) has recently launched a campaign to end the use of disposable coffee cups and encourage hydration and good health. The hospital has given 2,000 reusable cups free to staff, provided by its waste management partner, Cawleys, to be used instead of single-use coffee cups. In the UK, it is estimated some…
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Anna Cawley joins board of directors

2017 is a year of celebration for Cawleys, as we mark our 70th anniversary in business and the appointment of our first woman to the board, Anna Cawley. A recent study by Credit Suisse said companies with at least one woman director received a better return on their investments compared with companies with all-male boardrooms. Cawleys…
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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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