Business Waste and Recycling Services

Cardboard Recycling

Set up cardboard recycling with stickers or recycling bins

Cardboard recycling bin or sticker collections

We make cardboard recycling for businesses easy with two options to choose from, depending on your business needs.

How do I book a cardboard recycling collection?

  1. Order a roll of stickers, or select a recycling bin for large volumes of cardboard
  2. Tell us which collection days and times work for you
  3. Receive your stickers and bins the next working day (for free!)
  4. For sticker collection, apply one sticker to a flat-packed bundle of cardboard (you can secure around 10 to 15 items with tape or string) and place outside your business for collection at the times confirmed
  5. For bin collection leave outside your business at the times confirmed
  6. Log in to your customer portal to change collections or order more items
  7. Recycle and repeat!

What can I include in cardboard recycling?

Check out the table below to see what can and can't be included in cardboard recycling. You can also download as a handy poster to display:

✔︎ Chuck it in
✘ Please keep it out
  • Large flat-packed bits of cardboard

  • Cardboard boxes

  • Drawing cardboard

  • Chrome carton cardboard

  • Corrugated cardboard

  • Paper

  • Stone paper

  • Art board

  • Composite

  • General waste or mixed recycling

Why choose First Mile for your mixed recycling collections?

Guaranteed next day delivery for sacks and bins
Same day or next day collection
Amazing customer service available 24/7 to help with your collection
Easy and secure checkout in just a few steps
Service Extras, like compliance certificates, weighing and data, and posters.

Recycling cardboard only takes 75% of the energy needed to make new cardboard, thereby saving oil.

Do you offer cardboard collection in my area?

Yes. First Mile are a fully licensed cardboard recycling company operating in every postcode across London and the UK.

We carry out our cardboard collection using our ultra-low emission vehicles, from over 27,000 businesses throughout the UK.

What levels of cardboard waste collection do you offer?

You can order a cardboard wheelie bin collection service, or use our cardboard stickers and attach them to small bundles to be collected from the kerbside.

For larger companies who are able to bale and store cardboard, we may also be able to offer free cardboard waste collection or cardboard recycling rebates.

First Mile collects all types of cardboard, from corrugated cardboard to paperboard, even coffee cups, First Mile provides complete cardboard waste management.

Need paper recycling? First Mile also offers a paper recycling service as well as offering confidential paper recycling.

Do you offer any other recycling services?

We also offer a paper recycling service for when recycling cardboard isn't all of your recycling needs.

Our commercial cardboard recycling service is just one of over twenty business recycling types of services available from First Mile. View our services or commercial waste collection page to see more.

First Mile also offers recycling resources for offices and any other enterprise that wants shiny posters to be beside their bins.

Do I need to sign a contract for your cardboard recycling?

No, First Mile won't tie you into a contract so you're free to cancel anytime if you're not happy with any of our cardboard recycling and general waste collection services.

Can you offer a Waste Transfer Note for cardboard recycling services?

You will receive a Waste Transfer Note as part of the cardboard recycling service.

This has to be signed to prove to the local council that your cardboard waste is being collected by an authorised London cardboard recycling company, depending on your location.

Set-up cardboard collections now

If you're a current First Mile customer, please order through the Customer Portal.

Order stickers, attach one to a suitcase sized bundle of cardboard, and we'll collect according to the schedule you choose.

Please select at least one day for collection
Please select a date to start collections
Please select a date in the future
Please enter a valid UK postcode

Choose the number of bins, we'll deliver them, then collect according to the schedule you choose.

Please select at least one day for collection
Please select a date to start collections
Please select a date in the future
Please enter a valid UK postcode

Easy. Smart. Green.

You're one step away from a cheaper, greener recycling service.