Cawleys takes off with London Luton Airport contract win

Independently owned waste materials and resource recycling company, Cawleys, provides landed the recycling and waste administration agreement for London Luton Airport terminal (LLA).

The Luton-based company is among the couple of privately owned enterprises working its Materials Recycling Service (MRF). Usage of the MRF will make sure that all general waste materials generated by the airport terminal will undoubtedly be sorted and segregated to extract as much recyclables as you possibly can. Any residual, non-recyclable, waste materials shall be changed into refuse derived energy by among our waste to power partners.

Alongside Cawleys’ capability to maximise recycling at the airport, other factors that contributed to the appointment include; its longstanding local heritage, its outstanding customer support levels, its proximity to the airport (enabling carbon mile reduction), its in-house engineering team and its own guaranteed same-day SLAs on equipment maintenance and repair.

Cawleys will manage all areas of waste and recycling at the airport, including on-site staff and all hazardous waste, both airside and landside. The recycling element shall include mixed recycling and baled cardboard, tending to be collected via segregated bins in the staff and passenger localities. In addition, Cawleys will undoubtedly be operating food and glass recycling collections as as indoor hospitality can re-open in-may soon. Cawleys may also be dealing with the airport team to implement a coffee cup recycling scheme to guarantee the increasing volumes of throw-away cups could be re-captured for recycling.

Talking about the contract award, Phil Gudgeon, Cawleys MD said: “I’m thrilled that people have won the recycling and waste contract for Luton Airport. We have been a homegrown Luton based business also it pays huge credit to your service and team that the airport has chosen us above our corporate competitors.

“As international travel begins to come back on the coming months it really is great that the airport recognises the role businesses like ours can play in assisting them reach their environmental targets. Now could be a great time to check forward and I am hoping this news will inspire other local businesses to interact in unison to discover the best of our community and the wider environment.”

David Vazquez, Head of Sustainability at London Luton Airport added: “Caring for the environment and the neighborhood community are two key pillars of our Responsible Business Strategy, so it’s great to be dealing with an area company on this important contract. In 2019, we paid local suppliers a lot more than £46 million because of their work, accounting for 30 % of most supply chain spend, and it’s vital we continue steadily to support the neighborhood and regional economy wherever we are able to.”