Shops and retail recycling
Your shop is where you welcome your world - we can help to keep it ship-shape and clutter-free around the clock.
Whether you're a big-name chain or a cosy independent shop, we can help.
From unwanted clothes and coat hangers to paper and electrical, we ensure that all waste is transformed into new products or Green energy. Great for your shop, great for the planet.
Recycling for retail is easy with First Mile. Use our low-cost mixed recycling and cardboard services alongside textile and plastic recycling to recycle 90% of your retail waste.
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View our most popular services for shops and retail recycling below
Save cast-offs from landfill
Coat Hanger Recycling
A solution for fashion retailers
Recycled in 14 days
Flexible Plastics Recycling
Make them earn their keep
Printer Cartridge and Toner Recycling
Re-fill and revive
Safe disposal of electricals
Fluorescent Tube Recycling
Your trash, our treasure
"First Mile is top of the tree for an independent retailer like me. They find fantastic eco solutions for my business waste, and nothing's ever too much trouble. What a joy!"
— Eleanor Tattersfield, Owner of Marby & Elm stationers, Exmouth Market
"Sustainability is really important to us as a company, and First Mile make it so easy to be green: we put the bags out every evening and they magically disappear by morning!"
— Emma MacLeod, Designer, Household Design, EC2
"First Mile have been wonderful from the very beginning. The whole team is brilliant and highly responsive. The flexibility is the best part: it feels great to be able to recycle so easily without huge costs or commitments to large quantity pick-ups."
— Fiona Webborn, Brand Director, The Cotton Story, SW3
"First Mile are an integral part of our business; we view them as partners rather than service providers. They're always a joy to deal with and constantly pushing the boundaries on recycling capabilities, for which we're very grateful."
— Laura Boyes, Founder, Hetu, SW11
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