Category Archives: Recycling

How to conduct a waste audit

Small to medium size businesses often don’t have the luxury of a dedicated facilities manager and, in many cases, those who run the business will find that waste management falls within their remit. Can you cut cost on waste? As a necessary and vital consideration, waste management is one area that can make a difference…
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Recycle more, spend less: The easy way to cut your waste costs

Everyone knows that a company’s profit isn’t just dependant on generating turnover, it’s also reliant on keeping costs as low as possible. Waste management is an inevitable service that all businesses, large and small will have to pay for. Waste management fees are based on a variety of criteria including volume & weight of waste,…
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Get positive: Empowering kids against climate change

This week is children’s mental health week. It is well documented that the levels of mental illness, and problems such as self-harm, are on the increase among young people. Nicky Severn, Marketing Manager at Cawleys, asks if negative messages around climate change could be contributing to children’s depression. And, if there is more that can…
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Food Waste Reduction: The business case

A report released by the Champions 12.3 coalition titled The Business Case for Reducing Food Waste outlined the severity of the global food waste crisis and the urgent need for change across companies, cities and countries. The report analysed over 1,000 companies and found a median return on investment of 14:1. Regardless of where your…
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Coffee Unpacked

Coffee…. It’s what gets us going in the mornings. Welcome to your education in coffee, there is so much more to it than just the drink. Let’s start at the beginning, the coffee. I’m sure as we all know looking for the Rainforest Alliance stickers or Fairtrade symbols makes a difference, but why not go…
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Coffee: A New Energy Source?

Hands up who can’t even begin to function without a coffee in the mornings?? If that’s you (well even if it’s not you) then read on… Whether brewed at your favourite coffee shop or made home, it’s one of the world’s biggest industries, the UK alone spent £9.6bn in 2017 and coffee is the second…
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Revolutionising waste at West Herts College

Staff and students have set out to revolutionise the way waste materials are managed at West Herts College, across its three campuses in Watford, Hemel Hempstead and Kings Langley, by teaming up with local recycling champions, Cawleys Waste Management. Claire Fisher, West Herts College Contract Coordinator, says: “Our college strives for better waste management, ensuring…
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