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The environment's at the heart of all our work.
Welcome to the First Mile features and hot topics that make us tick.
First Mile supercharges sustainability with launch of First Mile Energy
Save money and supercharge sustainability with First Mile Energy.
What happens to my waste?
Real answers to what happens to your recycling
Find out what happens to your waste after we collect it
One man on a mission to save 7 tons of CO2 emissions a year.
UK beach clean analysis
The waste that befalls Britain’s beaches.
9 Ways to Make Your Business Greener Today
Being green is easier than you think. Many companies are transitioning into a more sustainable and planet-friendly way of doing business. No matter what industry you’re in, there are always adjustments you can make to ensure you’re as kind to the environment as you can be. So, what are they?
What is Carbon Offsetting?
You’ve probably heard about carbon offsetting in some form or another. Perhaps you’ve seen companies claiming to be ‘carbon neutral’ or governments making pledges to work towards ‘net-zero.’ There are lots of hopeful initiatives and projects taking place all over the world and individuals promising to work towards a greener society.
Cup Print joins First Mile to start their recycling journey
First Mile is the official recycling partner for Cup Print providing solutions to recycle their paper coffee cups.
What is Extended Producer Responsibility?
To help in the fight against climate change, businesses have a responsibility to produce sustainable, non-hazardous and eco-friendly products. This isn’t necessarily a legal requirement, but we believe it should be. That’s why extended producer responsibility (EPR) is the next best thing.
How To Recycle Your Electronics Waste At Work
Discarding electronic waste is not as simple as chucking it in the bin. Many electronics and appliances can cause serious health threats if they are not disposed of properly. They contain nasty chemicals and substances that, if thrown haphazardly into landfill, risk escaping and polluting us, as well as our planet.
The simplest thing you can do to be greener in 2021 is switching to green energy
When it comes to tackling the climate crisis and being generally kinder to our planet, one of the most impactful steps you can take is switching to renewable energy.
Commercial Waste Collection Costs 2021
In this post, we’ll break down commercial waste collection costs in 2021 and give you tips on how to manage it properly.
10 Ways To A More Sustainable Christmas.
10 Ways To A More Sustainable Christmas. How you can supercharge your festive green credentials and have a Zero Waste Christmas.
Cut The Wrap This Christmas
Cutting down on your gift wrapping this Christmas will cut your carbon emissions.
Is my employer putting me at risk by making me work from home?
With more employees than ever working from home, the regulation of waste produced by these ‘work from homers’ is unclear. Are employers and employees at risk of breaking the law when it comes to business waste disposal at home?
You're two steps away from a cheaper, greener recycling service.