Office supplies that are old hat for your workplace might be good for someone else.
If you’re in need of help disposing of old pens, pencils, staplers and hole-punchers, our dedicated team are on hand to help with recycling your office supplies in the most cost-effective, environmentally friendly and sustainable way possible.
No matter how big or small your office or commercial businesses space may be, the team at First Mile ensures that all working items are distributed to schools by charities, while any damaged and unusable stationery is recycled by safe incineration to produce Green energy or are manufactured into new products.
Order a sack today and send your office supplies recycling our way.
✔︎ Chuck it in
✘ Please keep it out
Pens & pencils
Rubbers & rulers
Crayons & highlighters
Staplers & hole-punchers
How our Stationery Recycling service works
Stationery items for recycling are collected from inside your business by a uniformed driver.
All materials are then separated and stored at our award-winning facility, the Sacktory®.
We then take the stationery sacks to a charity who sorts the items. Anything that is still in working order is distributed to children who need them.
Broken stationery is sorted for recycling or incinerated to produce Green energy.
Did you know that every week, office workers throw away 1.65 tonnes of BIC biros? At First Mile, we will always work towards reusing, repurposing and re-applying stationary where possible.
No matter how old or tatty your stationery may be, it could be in a great working condition for someone else. Tonnes of old pens, pencils, rubbers and rulers are wasted every year when they could be reused and repurposed.
Wondering how we recycle office supplies? We sent items in good condition to a number of charities like Child Action and Small Steps Project, who then provide these supplies to children and adults who don’t have access to materials. Damaged or unusable stationery items get broken down to produce Green energy and further help power homes, schools and offices while working to save the planet.
By recycling your office supplies with First Mile, you’re working towards making a difference.
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Recycled working stationery is directed to a select number of charities for use by children and adults who don’t have ready access to materials
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