Public Venues

There may be costume cast-offs, spent picture frames and picnic rejects, but the show must go on. Our range of recycling services is at the ready to take it away.

Use our easy and low-cost recycling services in public venues to recycle up to 90% of your waste.

Start with the classics general waste and mixed recycling, then add specific services according to your needs to reduce costs even further and make your recycling rates skyrocket!

Have a lot of coffee cups? We recycle them.

Need to safely dispose of electricals? We take care of them too.

Delight your visitors while we work behind the scenes.

Easy switch from your current provider
Flexible collections up to 3 times a day, 7 days a week
Amazing support available 24/7/365
Zero-to-landfill, with all non-recyclable waste sent to generate Green energy.
Service Extras, like compliance certificates and tip posters
Responsible processing of materials in our award-winning facility

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Service Extras

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.


Get the lowdown on recycling best practice
Recycling Posters

Guidance on every recycling service to remind folk what goes where. Plus labelling available to brand existing bins.

Monthly Reports

Key stats on your recycling achievements straight to your mailbox. Count up those saved trees and feel good.

Waste Audit

Understand the waste you produce. Use data to improve. Learn more here.

Online Learning

Educate and engage your team on waste with a fun app. Raise awareness and superboost your recycling rates.


Improve your footprint by understanding it
Bin Audit

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.

Account Support

An account manager dedicated to helping you achieve your recycling targets. A smooth-running service makes for an easy life.

Waste Reduction Tools

Plot your benchmark waste output in our online portal. Track your progress with satisfaction.

Smart Tools and Data

Bin weights, sensors, and handy QR codes. Get more precise data to help you go greener.

Waste Strategy

Develop long-term goals for your business. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.


Bring the whole team on board
Annual Certificate

A celebration of your great recycling habits. Pin to the wall or display in your virtual shop window. More Info

Recycling Bins

A full range you can buy, or rent from as little as £1 a month. Your secret weapon to inspiring better recycling.

Recycle Mobile App

Learning made fun. Hone great workplace habits by helping Recyclie Rat to sort his rubbish. Find out More


Roll up your sleeves and get involved
Recycling Workshop

A hands-on masterclass brought to the door of your business. Make star recyclers of your staff by helping them learn how.

Facility Tours

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.

"First Mile have developed a great understanding of our business needs and are always a pleasure to deal with. Their flexibility, commitment and innovative approach to waste management aligns well with ATG’s fledgling sustainability strategy."

— Ben Sampson, Facilities Contracts Manager, Ambassador Theatre Group

"First Mile have been so supportive during our 'March on Plastics' campaign- we really couldn’t have done it without them. They’ve worked really closely with us to improve our waste streams and to find recycling solutions for difficult materials that we've had no idea what to do with in the past."

— George Mills, Operations Assistant, The Young Vic, SE1

"We find First Mile to be a forward-thinking company who actively look for ways to help their customers increase their recycling levels. Over the number of years they have looked after The National Gallery's waste needs, we've been very happy with their service and supportive attitude."

— Jessica Skeggs-Thirkettle, House Manager, The National Gallery, WC2N

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