Sustainable Gardening Through Composting 

In today’s world, sustainability isn’t just a buzzword; it’s a guiding principle that shapes our actions and decisions. When it comes to gardening, there’s no better way to embrace sustainability than through composting, which nurtures gardens and contributes to a healthier planet. Here are three reasons you should start incorporating compost into your garden this … Continued

What Happens to My Recycling?

Recycling tells a powerful story of transformation and renewal. Not only does it prevent re-usable material from emitting greenhouse gases in a landfill, it creates jobs, sparks ingenuity, and helps natural systems regenerated themselves. We’re all aware of the benefits of recycling at a high level, but have you ever stopped to wonder about the … Continued

What Does Miller Do With All That Waste?

“Out of sight, out of mind” is the adage we most commonly apply to waste. Once we’ve tossed a banana peel into the bin or hauled our blue boxes to the bottom of our driveway, we usually don’t give them a second thought. However, we also see and hear massive garbage trucks making their rounds through … Continued

Tips for Sustainable Living in 2024

If you’re looking for ways to incorporate sustainable habits into your daily life, but are unsure where to start, we’ve got you covered! You can make small tweaks to your eating, shopping, and recycling habits, that, when sustained over an extended period of time, make a significant difference to both the environment and your wallet! … Continued

Sustainable Celebrations: A Guide to Reducing Holiday Waste 

With the holiday season in full swing, the spirit of giving, joy, and celebration is in the air! While it’s true that this time can bring on an increase in waste, from gift wrap to packaging and excess food, embracing a mindful approach allows us to revel in the festivities while positively impacting the environment. … Continued

How to Reuse Common Household Items 

Awareness of the importance of sustainability and eco-friendliness are on the rise, and one of the best ways to reduce your environmental impact is by reusing household items. Repurposing everyday items not only conserves resources but sparks your creativity. You’ll be amazed at the practical uses for items you might otherwise discard. At Miller Waste, … Continued

What Happens to My Leaf and Yard Waste? 

When left to decompose in an environment with the right levels of moisture, heat, and oxygen, micro-organisms will break down leaf and yard waste into finished compost – a substance that plants can use as food.   For most, once leaf waste is out of sight, it’s out of mind. However, did you know that the … Continued

How to Reduce Food Waste 

Food waste is a widespread concern that not only impacts our finances but also has far-reaching environmental consequences. The good news is that most food waste is avoidable. Here are four ways to cut down on food waste in your own life (and enjoy the corresponding benefit to your bank account!)   Plan Ahead  Planning … Continued

Biodegradable Vs Compostable: What’s The Difference? 

We hear and see many terms related to responsible waste management, but it can be difficult to discern the difference between them and how each kind of product will impact our environment once it’s thrown away.  Take the labels “compostable”, “biodegradable”, and “recyclable,” for example; though they may seem interchangeable, there are several important distinctions … Continued

Why Compost is Climate’s Greatest Champion

Composting is a means of recycling organic matter from our homes to support the health of natural systems – and it all starts with you! Your municipality probably collects leaf and yard waste separately from your garbage, recycling, and food waste. Your town or region probably has instructions on where to place your houseplants, lawn clippings, … Continued