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.
How to recycle vapes and their environmental impact
In recent years, the popularity of disposable vapes has surged, offering a convenient and fuss-free option for nicotine and flavour enthusiasts. However, what many vapers may not realise is the significant environmental cost associated with these disposable devices is why they are set to be banned in the UK.
Celebrating Black-Owned Businesses: Partnerships That Inspire Change
Black History Month is a time to celebrate the incredible achievements and contributions of Black individuals and communities throughout history and in the present day. At First Mile, we are committed to supporting and collaborating with businesses that share our vision of a sustainable and diverse future.
UK Implements Landmark Plastic Ban on 1st October 2023
The UK reached a significant environmental milestone on 1st October 2023, with the implementation of an ambitious plastic ban targeting a wide range of single-use plastics. This historic move reflects the UK government's dedication to tackling plastic pollution and reducing the nation's environmental footprint.
First Mile's Climate Heroes Podcast Season 5 is launching this Wednesday
Join us for in season 5 for inspiring conversations with the people and businesses at the forefront of the fight against climate change.
First Mile Wins Green Apple Award for innovative electric cargo bike recycling initiative
We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded the prestigious Green Apple Award in recognition of our groundbreaking efforts to protect the environment and promote sustainability.
First Mile extends Business Improvement District (BID) success by welcoming Baker Street Quarter and Harley Street BID partnerships
We’re excited to announce that we've welcomed the Baker Street Quarter Partnership and Harley Street BIDs to our list of BID schemes in London.
The ETS Expansion and its Implications for Recycling: A Closer Look
ETS has announced new measures to reduce emissions from 2028 by imposing new permits for energy from waste plant operators procured by firms currently working in aviation and power generation.
How Restaurants Dispose of Cooking Oil
In this guide, we'll explore everything there is to know about dealing with waste oil - including the financial and environmental implications of improper cooking oil disposal.
Get in touch
You're one step away from a cheaper, greener recycling service.