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.

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.

Can I recycle Christmas cards?

As a nation that uses close to one billion Christmas cards each festive season, the question of recycling Christmas cards is one that arises every year.

Cut The Wrap (and the cr@p) this Christmas

Once again, First Mile is urging people in the UK to ‘cut the wrap and the cr@p’ this Christmas as new poll reveals over 70% of people are concerned about additional waste created during the festive period, yet over a fifth have thrown away a Christmas present without even opening or using it

Green Friday vs Black Friday

This November, First Mile joins the movement to support Green Friday and promote responsible consumption that benefits the Circular Economy.

What a corker!

New recycling service launched for wine and sparkling wine corks and long-life cartons

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

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