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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. New Waste Regulations from 1st January 2015. Click here to see how they affect you.

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