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.

Collecting donations for the incredible NHS staff

First Mile is working to collect more donations for the incredible NHS staff who are working on the front line at UCLH.


The First Mile depot is local to Farmarounds packing facility so we jumped at the opportunity to assist with deliveries!

First Mile goes even greener with the support of Octopus

First Mile installs new charging infrastructure to support its fleet of electric vehicles in partnership with Octopus Energy’s ‘Electric Juice’.

Rewilding Britain: Take 2

For the 2nd year in a row, Rewilding Britain is First Mile's ‘staff charity of choice’.

New RecycleBox services boost zero-waste recycling ambitions

New materials added to the RecycleBox service include makeup and beauty packaging, food and drink pouches, water filters, tennis balls and flexible plastics.

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.

Easy. Smart.

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