The Big Picture
- air pollution
- air quality
- Cardboard Recycling
- Clean Air
- Closed Loop
- Clothes Recycling
- Clothing made from plastic
- Coffee Cup Recycling
- Coffee Grounds Recycling
- Compostable Recycling
- confidential paper recycling
- confidential paper shredding
- Cost Per Wear
- Diversity and Inclusion
- Electronic Waste
- Fast Fashion
- First Mile
- Food Waste
- Guest Post
- paper recycling
- paper shredder
- paper shredding
- Planned Obsolescence
- Plastic Pollution
- Pride month
- recycling tips
- Rewilding Britain
- secure paper shredding
- Service Extras
- Sustainable Fashion
- Textile Recycling
- Tips & tricks
- Waste Management
The environment's at the heart of all our work.
Welcome to the First Mile features and hot topics that make us tick.
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.
The UK is a giant garden – but apparently that’s not good
Every square metre in the UK has been managed by humans one way or another - while these landscapes look tidy and beautiful, they are not rich in biodiversity.
First Mile wins award for innovation
First Mile has been chosen the best business in the UK in the category ‘The Award for Innovation with Turnover of €0-25M’
Why You Need to Start Recycling Coffee Cup Today
Our recent research highlights the sheer volume of coffee cups used in the UK, giving us all a reminder of the importance of recycling our single-use coffee cups.
Recycling Tips For Your Workplace
We’ve pulled together the top recycling tips for your workplace
What’s the difference between compostables and biodegradables?
Whilst the increased interest by the public for compostables is a positive change, there’s still a lot of misinformation out there.
The Movement Towards Greener Festivals
How can festivals and festival-goers reduce their environmental impact?
Planned Obsolescence and The Problem with Waste
Far from the zero-waste and circular economy model we should all be striving towards...
Microfibres: How what you wear becomes what you eat (and how to stop it)
Tiny microfibres from apparel are the biggest source of microplastics entering our oceans. Yes, you read that right: over one-third of ocean microplastics comes from synthetic textiles.
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