Category Archives: Waste Collection

A day in the life…. Refuse Driver

Today we meet Kevin O'Neil to discover what his day entails and why he loves the world of waste... The role of a refuse driver at Cawleys is certainly a busy one, and if you don’t like early starts, it’s not for you! Every morning I rise and shine at 3am ready for the working…
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Awesome Autumn Collections

As the leaves turn brown, weather temperatures drop and the nights draw in, it’s a sure sign that winter is on its way. During the Autumn season, darker nights and shorter days mean that lighting can become an issue for many industries. In the world of waste management, the shift from British Summertime to Greenwich…
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Business as usual this Easter

It's business as usual at Cawleys this Easter As a valued Cawleys' customer we just wanted to drop you a quick note to wish you a Happy Easter and remind you that it's business as usual for us this bank holiday. All scheduled collections including carts, wheelie bins, bags and RELs will be taking place as normal, clearing your waste…
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Sustainable Event Waste

Ever been in a muddy field drowned in crushed water bottles and cans? Impulsively brought your favourite dinner from the food stand with the best intentions but with no access to the information you need to make moral choices about your own consumption? Or ever thought about how much energy it takes to power up…
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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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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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Setting the bar high for local charity support

Phil Gudgeon, the new managing director of Cawleys Waste Management recently visited local children’s charity Ride High to inspire young people to aim high, no matter what their perceived limitations or what start they had in life. Phil began his career as a driver’s mate on a waste collection round and now leads over 200…
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What impact will China's quota delays have on the UK?

China’s potential delay in issuing 2019 waste paper and card licences until the end of the year has caused concern that excess stock levels could build up from the end of October. The licences depict the quotas to the Chinese paper mills, as a result of the uncertainty surrounding this some in the industry are…
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