Category Archives: Sustainabilty

Vigorous vermin, stinky smells: the world of summertime waste

As the weather warms up and we head into the height of summer, waste can become worrisome for some businesses. Whereas the effects of the chilly British winds and colder climates usually keep pongs to a minimum, still air and rising temperatures mean that waste decomposes more quickly resulting in unsavoury aromas that hang in…
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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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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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Why every business should use a ‘one stop shop’ waste management provider

When it comes to recycling and waste management the key is to keep things simple. For most businesses there are 3 things they want from their recycling and waste management provider, competitive prices, top-notch environmental practices and, perhaps most importantly, a convenient and reliable service. The reason convenience and service are so important is simple, great…
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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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Recycling Lithium-Ion batteries with Cawleys

Cawleys now provides a one-stop-shop with the ability to collect, store, pack, export and ensure the recycling of Lithium-Ion batteries, as used in Electric Vehicles and Plug-in Hybrids. The company is one of the first in the waste management industry to tackle Lithium-Ion battery waste in the automotive sector head on. Cawleys has been dealing…
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Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf has an instantly recognisable London skyline, and is a globally recognised name as the home to some of the world’s greatest companies.  The estate is a transformation of 97 acres of derelict docklands and represents one of great feats of modern British civic engineering. It is a showcase for the UK’s construction industry,…
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Plastic recycling, how does it affect you?

Three days to go until major retailers will stop giving away free plastic bags, and what a good thing too, to make us all pay more attention to plastic recycling. On Monday 5th October shops in England that have more than 250 employees will be subject to the 5p plastic bag levy. The move to…
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