Category Archives: Waste Collection

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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The importance of training in Lithium-Ion battery recycling

Cawleys Waste Management has developed a full service to collect, store, pack, export and ensure the recycling of batteries, as used in Electric Vehicles (EV) and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEV), and has created a ‘one-stop shop’ which can tackle Lithium-Ion battery waste in the automotive sector head-on. With a market that’s rapidly increasing in size but can…
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The world of contaminated waste

Deceased rhinos, fighter jets and tanks. These are just some of the weird and wonderful items Cawleys Hazardous Services has been asked to collect over the years. You might think these sound like bizarre requests, but with the hazardous nature of these items, it’s paramount they are collected and disposed of correctly. Contamination of waste…
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Cawleys shortlisted for two MRW National Recycling Awards

We have thrilled to announce that Cawleys have been shortlisted for an MRW National Recycling Awards @NRAwards, in the category of Resource Management Business of the Year. Cawleys and Cambridge Leisure Park have also been shortlisted for the MRW National Recycling Awards @NRAwards, in the category of Retail/Service Sector Recycler of the Year for the…
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Hazardous waste changes to required procedures

The Environment Agency (EA) has made a small change to the process behind hazardous waste disposal which will affect many business customers. The change is part of the government’s ‘cutting red tape’ programme, and has surprised us all in Cawleys Hazardous Services by actually reducing administration while still maintaining traceability and accountability which the Environment…
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Annual Waste Transfer Notes Explained

What is a Waste Transfer Note? Any business that produces, handles or disposes of controlled waste has a legal obligation to make sure that it is managed correctly under the ‘Duty of Care’ legislation and ‘Waste Transfer Notes’ or WTNs make up part of this process. Every transfer of waste between two parties must be…
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