Category Archives: Hazardous Waste

What a scorcher. Are your Organic Peroxides safe?

What with record temperatures in the UK approaching 40 degrees centigrade, it is not only your staff that need to be kept cool but also your chemicals. Organic Peroxides in particular need to be kept cool so they do not spontaneously catch fire which they can do should they reach their Self Accelerating Decomposition Temperature…
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Introducing our new hazardous expert

At Cawleys we have long been proud of our cutting-edge hazardous waste service. From toxic liquids and animal waste, to oils and lithium batteries, we offer a bespoke service for clients who need a more specialist approach to the waste they produce. What is hazardous waste? Hazardous waste is defined as anything that has the…
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Think your business doesn’t produce hazardous waste?

If you assume that your business doesn't produce hazardous materials you might be right, but then again you might be wrong.  Maybe you aren’t even sure what hazardous waste actually is...... if so, we’re here to help. 'Haz' your business gone hazardous? Many organisations may think that because they don't deal with chemicals or pollutants…
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Cesspit or Septic – Cawleys can help

Living in the countryside or an historic property has lots to offer. Quintessential British living in a picturesque setting is a highly attractive option but in many cases modern practicality is less available. This is particularly true when it comes to the slightly un-glamourous topic of domestic waste disposal. Living in a property that is…
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Fire Fire

Is your business risking lives (and fines) by including hazardous everyday items in its general waste? Cawelys’ Hazbox is the ideal solution. Fire Risk Recently, one of our general waste collections had to be unexpectedly halted due to the outbreak of fire in our refuse lorry. After noticing the fire, our quick-thinking driver promptly emptied…
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The lowdown on liquid waste

As part of our hazardous waste series, Alan College, Senior Manager at Cawleys takes a look at bulk liquid transfer. What it is? Why does your business need it? And what are the benefits of working with an experienced waste provider to assist with its disposal? Liquid assets Many organisations will need to dispose of…
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Cawleys announces HazBox competition winner

Cawleys announces the winner of its HazBox competition to correctly identify the five items of hazardous waste which are most often thrown away in general waste. Can you spot the five in our picture? (See bottom for the answers!)  Is your office safe from hazardous waste fire risks? One in five people knowingly slip ‘the…
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