Cafés, Bars and Restaurants
We take glass from bars, oil from restaurants, and coffee cups and grounds from cafes.
Our shiny trucks serve thousands of social hubs every day.
Focus on your customers, and leave the rest to us.
Could we be saving you time, money and effort?
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Pick any combo of our service extras when you sign up, to help boost your business recycling rate and Green credentials.
Call us today on 0800 612 9894 to chat through.
EducateGet the lowdown on recycling best practice
Guidance on every recycling service to remind folk what goes where. Plus labelling available to brand existing bins.
Key stats on your recycling achievements straight to your mailbox. Count up those saved trees and feel good.
Understand the waste you produce. Use data to improve. Learn more here.
Educate and engage your team on waste with a fun app. Raise awareness and superboost your recycling rates.
TrackImprove your footprint by understanding it
A workplace visit to ensure your internal set-up’s on course for peak recycling. Removal of under-desk bins, or better allocation of recycling to waste bins.
An account manager dedicated to helping you achieve your recycling targets. A smooth-running service makes for an easy life.
Plot your benchmark waste output in our online portal. Track your progress with satisfaction.
Bin weights, sensors, and handy QR codes. Get more precise data to help you go greener.
Develop long-term goals for your business. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
EngageBring the whole team on board
A celebration of your great recycling habits. Pin to the wall or display in your virtual shop window. More Info
A full range you can buy, or rent from as little as £1 a month. Your secret weapon to inspiring better recycling.
Learning made fun. Hone great workplace habits by helping Recyclie Rat to sort his rubbish. Find out More
ExperienceRoll up your sleeves and get involved
A hands-on masterclass brought to the door of your business. Make star recyclers of your staff by helping them learn how.
A behind-the-scenes look at our award-winning Sacktory®. Get the inside scoop on the fate of your rubbish.
Invitations and nominations for your business at environmental talks and awards. Take part in the conversation to protect the planet.
“GAIL’s is all about caring for food and our communities, and First Mile shares our commitment to managing waste in the most sustainable way possible. We consider our First Mile account manager as another valued member of our own team.”
— Brett Parker, Head of Property, Gail's Bakery, London
"First Mile are reliable, well-priced and friendly, and I look forward to continue working with them. It makes me happy to be a small business doing my bit for the environment."
— Mustafa Izzet, Owner, Fig Tree Cafe, NW1
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