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Croydon BID Appoints First Mile to Deliver First Class Waste Management Services and Save Costs for Members

Croydon BID has appointed First Mile, award-winning commercial waste and recycling specialists, to bring an efficient service to Croydon BID members that benefit them both economically and environmentally.

Piccolo partners up with First Mile to ensure all parents can recycle their baby food packaging

Piccolo’s new Yellow & Go pouches are the first in the baby food market to be suitable for closed-loop recycling.

Lockdown Easing - Information for Customers

In line with the government road map, First Mile are ready to help businesses reopening

First Mile teams up with Bulldog to recycle packaging

First Mile is the official recycling partner for Bulldog's skincare packaging.

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.

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