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Easy recycling for businesses

First Mile are London's leading recycling company. We collect from 10,000 businesses in London 24 hours a day all year round. We make recycling for businesses easy, helping you save money and reduce your environmental impact.

  • For every tonne you recycle we remove one tonne of CO2 from the atmosphere forever
  • For every customer we deliver aid for children who live and work on landfills
  • Daily collections throughout London at times to suit you
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Mixed Recycling

Mixed Recycling - Made into new products

What you put in the Mixed Recycling Sack

  • Paper & Card
  • Copier paper - white or coloured
  • Card - white or coloured
  • Business directories
  • Envelopes, including ‘window’ envelopes
  • Magazines, newspapers, leaflets & junk mail
  • Glass & Metal
  • Glass bottles & jars
  • Drinks cans
  • Food tins
  • Cardboard
  • Cardboard
  • Tetra Pak
  • Plastics
  • Plastic bottles
  • Films
  • Carrier bags
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Stationery Recycling

Stationery

What you put in the Stationery Sack

  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Rulers
  • Erasers
  • Highlighters
  • Sharpeners
  • Staplers
  • Hole punchers
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Waste

Waste - Incinerated for electricity

What you put in the Waste Sack

  • Rubber
  • Latex
  • Wood
  • Food
  • Tea bags
  • Coffee grounds
  • Expanded polystyrene
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Cardboard Recycling

Cardboard

Cardboard you can recycle

  • Packaging boxes
  • Folders
  • Graphic cardboard
  • Carton cardboard
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Chromo carton board
  • Cup board
  • Drawing cardboard
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Paper Recycling

Paper

What you put in the Paper Sack

  • Coloured paper
  • White paper
  • Mixed paper
  • Newspapers
  • Pamphlets
  • Brochures
  • Envelopes
  • Directories
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Food Recycling

Food

What you put in the food sack

  • Organic material
  • Catering and food waste
  • Meat
  • Fish
  • Fruit & vegetables
  • Pastas, beans & rice
  • Processed foods
  • Sandwiches
  • Green waste
  • Dairy products
  • Egg & cheese
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Confidential Recycling

Confidential

What you put in the Confidential sack

  • Coloured paper
  • White paper
  • Mixed paper
  • Newspapers
  • Pamphlets
  • Brochures
  • Documents
  • Records
  • Computer Printouts
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WEEE Recycling

Electrical

Electrical items you can recycle

  • IT & Telecoms
  • Computers
  • Servers
  • Phones
  • Printers
  • Appliances
  • Fridges
  • Fans
  • Radiators
  • TV's
  • DVD Players
  • Radios
  • Monitoring equipment
  • Medical devices
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Toner & Cartridge Recycling

Sparks Childrens Charity Toner

What you put in the Toner & Cartridge sack

  • Large commercial toners
  • Smaller domestic cartridges
  • Toner cartridges
  • Inkjet cartridges
  • Printer cartridges
  • Photocopy cartridges
  • Fax machine cartridges
  • Toner bottles
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Battery Recycling

Batteries

Batteries you put in the box

  • Dry cell
  • Alkaline & carbon zinc
  • Lithium
  • Lithium - ion
  • Mercury
  • Nickel cadmium
  • Nickel metal
  • Silver oxide
  • Zinc air
  • UPS batteries
  • Server batteries
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Fluorescent Tube & Bulb Recycling

Fluorescent tubes

What you put in the Fluorescent tubes

  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Lighting tubes
  • Detecting & tracing tubes
  • Sunbed tubes
  • Heating tubes
  • Sterilisation tubes
  • Low energy bulbs
  • Halogen bulbs
  • Filament bulbs
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Glass Recycling

Glass

What you put in the Glass bin

  • Brown
  • Clear
  • Green
  • Mixed
  • Bottles
  • Jars
  • Containers