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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.

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?

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?


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