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This UK store will buy back old clothes to cut down on waste
Global Citizen – 18 June 2018
The department store John Lewis is set to buy back old clothes from customers — including used socks and underwear — in a bid to cut down the amount of clothing that’s ending up in landfills.
The Planet's plastic addiction is hurting our oceans, so we all much reduce, reuse and recycle
City A.M. – 11 June 2018
For businesses like First Mile – whose purpose is to help businesses recycle as much as possible – World Oceans Day was also a day to highlight the need for change on our own doorstep.
Plastic Pollution - the path to awareness
Plastic Oceans – 8 July 2017
I presumed the problem of plastic was ‘isolated’ to specific areas, and that these areas could be cleaned.
First Mile chief: 'Saving the planet should be made easy'
The Telegraph – 6 February 2017
Bruce Bratley, founder of the waste management company, First Mile, talks about Karl Marx and his dislike of being told what to do.
6 June 2018
Brum Pic – Colmore food festival 2018 to ban plastic straws as part of zero to landfill mission
31 May 2018
LetsRecycle – Costa to 'review' cup pledge if levy passed
20 April 2018
City A.M. – Wasteful thinking: We meet the man on a mission to tackle the UK's plastic addiction
18 April 2018
LetsRecycle – Waste sector backs Costa's coffee cup recycling plan
29 March 2018
City A.M. – Debate: Will the deposit return scheme for bottles be effective at cutting down plastic use?
19 September 2017
Bdaily – First Mile recycling company is cutting our diesel vehicles in London
16 May 2017
LetsRecycle – First Mile targets growth after GCP investment
9 May 2017
Information Age – Going green: technology's battle to save the planet
29 March 2017
Renewable Energy Magazine – Food Waste collection in the UK: An interview with Bruce Bratley of First Mile
6 March 2017
City A.M. – Absolute rubbish: Waste entrepreneur Bruce Bratley on building his recycling empire
13 February 2017
Business Green – Caffe Nero teams up with bio-bean and First Mile to turn waste coffee into fuel
10 February 2017
The Evening Standard – Caffe Nero first major coffee chain with delivery scheme to convert beans into fuel
3 March 2016
Real Business – First Mile: Revolutionising waste and recycling for 14,000 businesses
13 July 2015
Medium – First Mile: Recycling Company Uses CRM to help customers manager their rubbish
12 December 2014
Management Today – How London's recycling king built a £11m turnover business
7 August 2013
REB News – First Mile pioneers pop-up recycling in London
21 June 2012
Facilities Management Journal – First Mile Launches new food recycling service for businesses in London
25 October 2011
Money Week – Bruce Bratley: I make £4.2m a year from the recycling bin
22 February 2008
Small Biz Pod – Recycling Support Brings Business success
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