Paper: we collect, sort, bale and to send to mills who pulp, clean and roll.
If carried out effectively, paper recycling can provide savings for your business as well as help to reduce your carbon footprint - double win!
It’s also cheaper and greener to treat paper to its own sacks rather than mixing it with the rest of your recycling waste.
And why not buy your paper recycling back as new recycled office paper? Visit our shop!
✔︎ Chuck it in
✘ Please keep it out
White & coloured office paper
Newspaper & magazines
Tissues & kitchen roll
Each tonne of recycled paper saves 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, 3 cubic meters of landfill space, 4000 KW of energy and 7000 gallons of water.
How much does paper recycling actually help the environment?
Recycling one tonne of paper saves around 30,000 litres of water and between 3000 and 4000 kWh of electricity. This is enough to keep the average three-bedroomed house going for a whole year.
Do you collect from my area?
First Mile are a fully licensed paper recycling company operating in every postcode throughout the UK and London. Just about any business produces paper waste, and it's easy to set up a business paper recycling service to manage it.
What happens once my paper is collected?
Once sorted at our Sacktory®, the paper is sent to a paper mill, a key part of the paper recycling business supply chain. The paper mill separate and recycles the paper depending on quality. The lower grade paper is recycled into tissue paper and cardboard, and the higher grade paper is made into new copier recycled paper, which you can buy back for your business.
With flexible collections available in London and UK Wide 24/7/365 from our low-emissions fleet you can ensure your paper recycling is done efficiently, as well as giving your business peace of mind that you’re helping the environment too.
Set up your Paper Recycling Service
You're two steps away from a cheaper, greener recycling service.