Category Archives: Environment

Following the waste trail

As we all know, there is a real spotlight at present on waste processes and the ultimate end destination for the recycling materials that we all work so hard to segregate. At Cawleys, we pride ourselves on being a transparent organisation and we are often asked by clients where their recyclate ends up once it…
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15 ways to teach recycling

In the UK, we are producing approximately 22.8 million tonnes of waste going to landfill – that’s a lot! Though our recycling rates are gradually increasing, currently at 45.2%, there’s still another 55% to go. The global leaders of recycling Germany, Austria and South Korea, with rates between 50-60%, show us that improvements can be…
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Where does your waste end up?

Last month saw the Environment Agency outline major steps to stop the illegal exportation of waste under the guise of recycling. Steps from the Environment Agency With greater scrutiny on where UK waste and recycling ends up, the agency has stepped up its actions to address the problem which were outlined in a three-page document…
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18 months to save the planet: could your business do more?

Here in the UK there’s nothing we enjoy more than having a good old moan about the weather. Dull overcast skies and soggy conditions give us the perfect excuse to complain about failed BBQ plans and the washout English summer. But yesterday, things were different. Temperatures soared above 38 degrees and many of us got…
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