Our Story So Far…

About us

It’s our vision to eradicate waste and make the world a greener place.

We set out in 2004 on a mission to revolutionise business sustainability, starting with waste and recycling. Since then we’ve become famous for shaking up the industry, helping thousands of customers reduce their carbon footprint, and we’ve also launched a green energy service.

We’ve worked hard to ensure that we put sustainability and service at the heart of what we do. And along the way we've implemented lots of innovative tech to help us deliver a hassle-free, low impact, reliable service that’s good for our 30,000 customers, as well as the planet.

To make sure none of our customers’ or our own hard work goes to waste, we’re also big on reporting. Because if we’re going to help in the fight against climate change, we believe everyone needs to measure their impact.


Bruce Bratley (the smiley guy with the fold-up bike) founded First Mile with an environmental PHD and a solid commercial background; he's intent on helping businesses champion the environment.

Our team’s made up of 150 of the best drivers around and 100 enthusiastic environmentalists in Head Office.

Each of us is dedicated to building a greener, happier world.

And to getting Bruce on the dance floor at the Christmas party.

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We’re lucky to support charities whose work makes a significant impact on the lives of many every day.

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Life’s too short not to do something you love

It’s a real buzz to wake up in the morning feeling hopeful for the day ahead. We face plenty of challenges, and the pace is fast. But we’re always facing forward, sharing a common goal to amaze our customers and protect the planet.

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We like to keep plugged in to all things environmental and to lend our voice whenever we can. Put the kettle on, and read all about it.

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