First Mile is a recycling company that aims to make it as easy as possible for businesses across the UK to recycle their waste. Formed in 2004 by owner Bruce Bratley, the company has grown from a one-man enterprise into a multi-million-pound business with over 200 employees serving over 30,000 customers - and they’re still growing.
None of the waste they handle ends up in landfill - it is all either recycled or incinerated to produce renewable energy. First Mile are innovators, always looking for new solutions to managing waste in a way that protects and promotes the environment. They’ve been recognised for their achievements and dynamic business model, and have been featured in the London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire
for three consecutive years.
How First Mile use self storage
We’re delighted that First Mile have used our storage facility in Birmingham
for the last ten years. They use their unit space to hold all their stock and equipment, such as wheelie bins and sacks, which they can access 24 hours a day
for maximum convenience.
First Mile have found that we offer good value
for the space we provide, and for our flexibility. For instance, we’ve been happy to extend their car parking allocation and office space to accommodate their increase in staff members over the time we have worked together.
Operations Supervisor, Marc Leathers, would recommend Safestore to other businesses because “Their staff are helpful and they make it easy to run a business from their facilities. It’s highly accessible for us and helps us provide a great service for our customers.”
Find out more
If you’d like to know more about First Mile and how they could help your business to manage its waste more effectively and minimise your impact on the environment, check out their website here
To find out how Safestore can help your business, call us or fill in our contact form and one of our helpful team can answer any questions you might have and identify the most appropriate size unit and/or office space for you. We have stores nationwide, close to major road and rail networks, and many of our units are accessible 24 hours a day with staff who can accept deliveries for you. If you know what you need from your storage space, you can click now to reserve a unit online with no deposit to pay.
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