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First Mile Recycling Standard 2023

As part of our commitment to sustainability, each January we reward our customers with a Recycling Standard certificate to celebrate their recycling efforts for the previous year.

The problem with E-Waste: a Conversation Anthony Levy, The Sustainable IT Guy

In our latest Climate Heroes podcast episode, we're excited to be joined by Anthony Levy, also known as The Sustainable IT Guy and founder of Circularity First. Anthony is one of the people leading the charge in tackling electronic waste (e-waste) - a growing issue that demands our immediate attention.

Reducing Packaging Waste: A sustainable Christmas with GoUnpackaged

In our latest episode of Climate Heroes, we spoke to Catherine Conway, Director of GoUnpackaged, a business dedicated to helping consumers reduce their single-use packaging footprint by transitioning innovative reuse systems and refillable alternatives.

Christmas Tree Collection Service

We’re happy to collect your office Christmas tree after all the excitement is over – real trees only please as they’ll be recycled into chips for use in gardens.

Small Business Saturday: How London’s small businesses are going green.

With Small Business Saturday on 2nd December 2023, we've delved into London's vibrant small business scene, shining a spotlight on the top recyclers that go beyond just success, by actively championing sustainability.

Bruce Bratley: The Vital Actions Needed at COP28
Bruce Bratley: The Vital Actions Needed at COP28

With COP28 in the United Arab Emirates kicking off this week, the urgency to combat climate change has never been greater. It is crucial that global leaders and stakeholders come together to address the following pressing challenges and take decisive, meaningful climate action.

First Mile joins Thames River Walk with Li An Phoa, founder of Drinkable Rivers

Drinkable Rivers is a Dutch foundation on a mission to work towards a world with drinkable rivers through inspiring walks, events, research and education.

First Mile Wins Edie Net Zero Award & Green Apple Award for Electric Cargo Bikes

We are thrilled to announce that First Mile has been awarded the Edie Net Zero Mobility Project of the Year Award and the Green Apple Environment Award for Recycling Collection and Consolidation by Electric Cargo Bike.

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