Waste Collection Services in Richmond

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First Mile is on a mission to put waste collection services in Richmond on the map.

From Hampton to Twickenham and Kew to Barnes, we cover the entire borough with flexible collection times and ad-hoc services and make commercial recycling in Richmond easy and green. We already help thousands of business across the UK and we'd like to help yours too!

Our 23 recycling services and a range of Service Extras are ready to take your Richmond business recycling rate to the next level. From food recycling to electronics recycling via textiles, we’ve got it covered.

Choosing First Mile for your Richmond waste disposal has never been so easy. In addition to receiving an outstanding commercial recycling service, you’ll also be entitled to free recycling reporting and compliance documentation. Plus the peace of mind that nothing - nothing - goes to landfill! Even our Clearances service is green!

Join over 200 business in your area who already make the most of our collaboration with Be Richmond and Try Twickenham Business Improvement Districts, plus hundreds of other independent companies. Together, we help your business to save money, while keeping the streets of Richmond clutter-free and the air clearer of pollution, thanks to our optimised routes and low-emission vehicles.

Put the kettle on, relax and browse through our innovative recycling service solutions and Benefits to see how we meet all your Richmond business waste collection needs.

We're pleased to inform that First Mile has a team of Recycling Advisors in your borough! To discover how our recycling solutions could make your business greener, feel free to request a meeting and we’ll be happy to come and visit you very soon!

Richmond ‘Did you know?’

  • The borough of Richmond upon Thames forms part of outer London and is the only London borough on both sides of the river Thames.
  • Richmond Park is the largest park in the whole of London. It covers around 2,500 acres and is home to well over 600 red and fallow deer.
  • East Molesey is home to the famous Hampton Court Palace, acquired by King Henry VIII in the 1520s.
  • The world-famous Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew serves as a showcase for living and preserved plants, and The National Archives, based at Kew Gardens, holds over 1,000 years of Government and public record history.
  • There are over 100 parks and open spaces in Richmond upon Thames and 21 miles of river frontage. 140 hectares within the borough are designated as part of the Metropolitan Green Belt.


We're here to change the face of commercial waste with a customer-focused service that prioritises the environment.

Easy Switch

A hassle-free switch from your current provider.

Pay-as-you-go ordering, low cost services and free next-day sack delivery.

Flexible Collections

3 times a day, 7 days a week, or more.

Reliable drivers in clean, low-emissions trucks with a Driver App that sorts problems fast.

Amazing Support

Bright and friendly team members at the ready 24 / 7 / 365.

Online customer portal and handy First Mile App for smooth account running.

Environmental Care

Zero-to-landfill, with all non-recyclable waste sent to generate Green energy.

Carbon-neutral, low emission fleets mapping optimised clean-air routes.

Service Extras

A range to grow your Green footprint, from top-tips recycling posters to innovative RecycleLab analysis.

Free compliance certificate and monthly report of your recycling achievements directly on your online account.

Ethical Handling

Responsible processing of materials by carefully-sourced facilities.

Award-winning pre-sort First Mile Sacktory® to superboost recycling rates.


Reliable business waste and recycling collections, with 24/7 support to make it a breeze for all your rubbish to find a new life.

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Online accounts, bin sensors, QR codes, handy apps and detailed data reports. Let our smart tech do the hard work so you don’t have to.

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Work with a Zero to landfill recycling company, with an ultra green fleet and a suite of Service Extras to help you leave a greener footprint.

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You're two steps away from a cheaper, greener recycling service.

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