Why You Should Compost 

Did you know that food is one of the leading causes of waste in Canada? Each year, Canada produces a staggering 2.3 million tons of food waste, resulting in environmental impacts equivalent to having 2.1 million cars on the road or releasing 6.9 million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. This alarming reality can be … Continued

Repurposing Food Waste as Energy 

Food waste is an ongoing issue in Canada. Every year, Canadian households and businesses toss away millions of tonnes of edible food. This not only results in financial losses, but the loss of resources that go into planting, harvesting, producing, packaging, and transporting of food, including land, water, and energy. Mitigating the impacts of food … Continued

Simplifying Waste Management: Your Top 3 FAQs Answered 

When it comes to waste management, having quick and convenient access to important information can make all the difference to maintaining sustainability and properly disposing of your waste. To clear up any confusion and make waste disposal easier, we have compiled answers to your top three frequently asked questions.  Where can I view my garbage … Continued

How to Reduce Clothing Waste 

The constant change in fashion trends and availability of fast fashion at ever plummeting price points can tempt us to buy excessive amounts of clothes. However, this behaviour has led to an overflow of garments in our landfills. These clothes, often made with non-biodegradable, synthetic fibres, contribute to the emission of harmful greenhouse gases. Check … Continued

How to Develop a Waste Reduction Plan for Your Organization 

Today, many organizations tend to focus primarily on waste removal and spend less time thinking about waste reduction. However, planning to reduce the total amount of waste generated by your school, office building, factory, hotel, restaurant, or other commercial facility is essential to saving money, protecting the health and safety of your people, and reaching … Continued

How to Camp and Picnic Sustainably

The weather is warming up, the sun is shining, and the birds are chirping, telling us that the camping and picnicking season has begun. Camping is loved by all ages and allows you to immerse yourself in the great outdoors, while picnicking is a wonderful way to appreciate local parks, beaches, and the warm weather. … Continued

Spring Cleaning with Miller Waste Systems 

Spring is in full bloom, meaning seasonal cleaning may be top of mind! It’s the time of year to freshen and renew our homes and sometimes that means revisiting the daunting clutter build up you’ve put off from last year. Check out our list of spring-cleaning tips and tasks and you’ll be ready to get … Continued

Miller Waste Systems and the Circular Economy 

The goods of today are the resources of tomorrow at yesterday’s resource price.   That is the belief underpinning the industrial system known as the circular economy, a topic gaining popularity as the solution to such global challenges as pollution, climate change, and the loss of biodiversity.  Supported by three main tenets – eliminating waste, extending … Continued

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Benefit from Responsible Waste Management

As the fight continues to slow climate change, sustainable waste management is becoming a top priority for many businesses. Here are five ways small businesses can benefit from integrating eco-conscious choices into their business plan. Whether you run a construction company, restaurant or manufacturing plant, Miller Waste Systems provides ethical waste management and recycling services … Continued

7 Ways to Reduce Trash at Home

Consumers are more conscious than ever before about fighting climate change by reducing their household waste. If you want to minimize your environmental impact, here are seven ways to get started. Municipal Waste Disposal and Management Services Miller Waste Systems works closely with federal, provincial and municipal authorities to offer waste management and recycling solutions … Continued