The Big Picture
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.
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.
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?
How to make a planet-friendly home
While we’re all spending more time at home, there are lots of changes that you can make to reduce the carbon footprint of your household. Here are three ways First Mile can help you greenify your home.
On Your Bike, Landfill
First Mile teams up with Lime to drive recycling of irreparable shared e-bikes.
What is a Waste Transfer Note?
Dunelm launches in-store textile recycling scheme as part of commitment to sustainability
Homewares retailer Dunelm is rolling out a textile recycling scheme in 10 of its UK stores, allowing customers to recycle old and unwanted household fabrics.
Five things we’re doing to clean up air pollution
For the past decade, many cities have surpassed their legal annual air pollution limit within the first month of the year, sometimes even within a matter of days.
How Does Green Energy Support Business Sustainability?
When it comes to tackling the climate crisis and being generally kinder to our planet, one of the most impactful steps for businesses is so switch to renewable energy.
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