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 supports Gymshark in its quest to become a sustainability game-changer

First Mile is supporting Gymshark in working towards achieving zero-waste in the workplace by providing collection and recycling services for eight separate material streams.

Polybag recycling: First Mile and Fashion for Good tackle plastic waste

The Polybag Collection Scheme Pilot aims to identify and scale potential solutions to reduce the impact of plastic packaging in the fashion industry.

Small Steps Project

Find out about more about the amazing charity that helps families who live an work on rubbish dumps.

First Mile’s compostable packaging recycling is now available to decent packaging customers

First Mile is now working with decent packaging to provide compostables recycling to its London cafe and eatery customers.

Recycling isn’t difficult

Caring is all it takes to be a recycling hero. Because let’s get one thing straight: achieving zero waste recycling isn’t difficult.

Frugalpac provides RecycleBox service for its Frugal Cups customers

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New Year's sustainable resolutions

Living sustainably is all about making small changes and conscious choices. Here are our top 6 suggested resolutions for a greener 2020.

It’s the most wonderful (and wasteful) time of the year

Is it possible to find a balance between saving the planet and spreading Christmas cheer? Find out how you can have a green Christmas!

RecycleBox recognised at BusinessGreen Technology Awards

First Mile's RecycleBox was ‘highly commended’ in the Packaging Innovation of the Year category at the BusinessGreen Technology Awards.

Why recycling your food waste should be your new environmental habit

While reducing the amount of food waste is absolutely necessary, the final destination of what does go in the bin is just as important.

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You're two steps away from a cheaper, greener recycling service.

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