Category Archives: Food Waste Management

Cawleys and Kettering General Hospital shortlisted for Waste2Zero awards

Cawleys and its customer Kettering General Hospital (KGH) have each been shortlisted for an award at the inaugural Waste2Zero Awards, with the winners being named on 6 December 2017. The Waste2Zero awards are the first of its kind in the food waste sector, being specifically designed for out of home industry to showcase best practice…
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Recycling at Halloween Top Tips

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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What happens to all that Christmas Packaging?

We all know that on Christmas Day it's all about the packaging; from the beautifully wrapped presents worthy of Harrods' window dressers; from the mounds of plastic encasing all the toys delivered by Santa to the foil trays crafty Nigella uses to roast her spuds. But at Christmas how much of all that packaging goes…
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Pratt’s Bananas

A highly streamlined and efficient waste management service. Cawleys is proud to have worked for Pratts for several years and to have developed a highly streamlined and efficient waste management service for them. As one of Europe’s key suppliers of bananas and pineapples, impeccable environmental credentials are vital to Pratts, and ensuring no food waste reaches…
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Cawleys company values

Cawleys was established in 1947 making us one of the most experienced, independently owned waste management businesses in the south east.  We were the first company in the UK to offer a commercial food waste management service, and have won numerous awards for the quality of our service provision. This includes being the first business…
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Looking for a competitive quote for waste collection services?

At this time of year we receive a huge number of calls from businesses looking for a competitive quote for their waste collection service, and questions about why the cost of their waste collection service has gone up.  This is because on April 1st landfill tax is increased again. Highly regulated market The waste management…
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Food recycling – three good reasons to prevent food waste

Why is food waste recycling such an important subject? First of all it is just good common sense not to waste food, from the point of view of our own money. WRAP and the Institute of Food Research have estimated that every household in England spends £420 a year on food which is thrown away.…
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