First Mile
Responsible materials traced from bottle to finished product.

Impact Data

 
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inside
our impact

 
 
every bottle counts
so we count everything

Through environmental and financial tracking in the First Mile, our team measures the outcomes that recycling micro-businesses and impact programming can have on communities.

As of August, 2019 here is the impact our First Mile Members have had around the world…

This collection center owner records his transactions in a draft log, then copies the entries to an official ledger at the end of each day’s business

This collection center owner records his transactions in a draft log, then copies the entries to an official ledger at the end of each day’s business

 
 
 
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515,248.36 lbs of plastic waste diverted from landfills and oceans

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11,335,463.96 plastic bottles recycled into useful stuff

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$97,327.09

Generated in revenue by entrepreneurs in the First Mile

 
 
 
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leaderboard

Explore how our First Mile Members are contributing to our impact data with their products and collections in 2019.

 
 

plastic Waste diverted

First Mile products reduce the amount of plastic waste that ends up in landfills and oceans. Here’s how Members are contributing to a healthier planet as of May, 2019.

 
 

plastic bottles recycled

 

It takes about 12 bottles to make a shirt and 9 to make a sneaker. These are the First Mile Members fueling more impact through recycling as of May, 2019.

 
 

first mile revenue generated

 

Every dollar invested in the First Mile empowers entrepreneurs and workers with more choice and more opportunity. Explore how the latest products are fortifying businesses and communities as of May, 2019.

 
 
 

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your supply chain
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