Our Philosophy

Clients rely on Wasteco to provide seamless, reliable service with clear and accurate reporting so they can focus on what matters most – running their business.

Wasteco believes that for each customer there is a combination of service, expertise and technology that creates the best possible value. Because of our size, experience and depth, we are able to build customized waste and recycling programs on a one-to-one basis and quickly react to changes in needs.

Make it right

"Our involvement with Wasteco dates back many years. You know that something is working well when you never have to think about it. The strong working relationship and the confidence we have that Wasteco will get the job done allows us to focus on our jobs. That's really how a service relationship should work."
William R. Prittie , Sr Vice President , Redcliff Realty Management Inc.

"Wasteco has proven that they are a company that truly is capable of providing a consistent competent service."
Sharon Ballantyne, Building Administrator, Health and Safety, ABB Inc.

"Wasteco is one of the few suppliers that I deal with regularly that I never need to follow-up on."
Sharon Ballantyne, Building Administrator, Health and Safety, ABB Inc.

"Wasteco’s high quality of handling, promptness, the friendliness of the drivers, and the helpful assistance are just a few examples of high caliber treatment we receive from Wasteco."
Sharon Ballantyne, Building Administrator, Health and Safety, ABB Inc.

"Thank you for your reliable and dependable service at our facilities over the past years. Your staff has consistently conducted themselves in a professional and proficient manner."
Linda Morrison, Admin/Project Coordinator, Facility Operations, MDS Inc.

"Wasteco have gone above and beyond during Earth Week at our property, again supporting our Green Team’s activities, with seminars and videos."
James Absalom, Director of Engineering, Delta Meadowvale

"In receiving a Recycling Council of Ontario Waste Minimization Award, you have distinguished yourself and your organization. Your dedication to environmental excellence will inspire others. I hope you will take pride in this achievement, as we are certainly proud of you."
John Gerretsen Minister, Ministry of the Environment

"Wasteco has provided our facility with an established, well rounded waste service that meets all our needs. Wasteco provides an excellent diversion report that shows all our employees what we are doing to help the environment."
Robert DeLorenzi, Agropur Natrel

"Wasteco has delivered excellent services throughout the contract and ensured the City of Toronto’s needs in the area of Garbage and Recycling removal were met."
Chris McDaid, Facility Supervisor, Facilities Management Division, Etobicoke Civic Centre, City of Toronto

Manufacturing recycled paper produces 74% less air pollution and 35% less water pollution, as well as using 58% less water and 64% less energy than making paper from virgin wood pulp.
1 tonne of recycled paper saves 3700 pounds of lumber and 24,000 gallons of water.
Making one tonne of recycled paper uses only about 60% of the energy needed to make a tonne of virgin paper.
Canadians take home over 55 million plastic shopping bags every WEEK
Recycling plastics and aluminum uses only 5% to 10% as much energy as making new plastic or smelting aluminum.
2/3 of our household waste can be composted.
Canadians produce approximately 7 million tonnes of organic waste each year.
5 billion drink boxes are thrown away each year in North America.
North America has 8% of the world's population, consumes 1/3 of the world's resources and produces almost half of the world's non-organic garbage.
70% of landfill waste could be either reused or recycled.
One liter of oil can contaminate a million liters of ground water.
Recycling glass -- energy savings of 33%
Recycling paper -- energy savings of 64%
Energy savings per tonne of finished plastic bottles is enough to fill a 20-gallon gas tank every week for ten years.
Recycling a glass jar saves enough energy to light a bulb for four hours.
Recycling old corrugated cardboard cuts sulfur dioxide emissions in half and saves 1/4 of the energy used to manufacture it.
Recycling one tonne of paper you save: 17 trees, 6953 gallons of water, 463 gallons of oil, 583 pounds of air pollution.
It takes 95% less energy to produce new aluminum from discarded aluminum pop cans than from raw materials.
Recycling one aluminum can save the amount of energy to light one 100-watt bulb for 20 hours or run a TV for 3 hours.
Approximately 35% of municipal solid waste is packaging.
$1 out of every $10 spent on food goes into packaging.
A 150 pound woman throws away 90,000 pounds of garbage.
The average North American will throw away 600 times their adult weight in garbage over the course of their lifetime.
In our schools alone, the average school-age child produces 40 pounds of garbage from their daily lunch each year.
By the age of 6 months, the average Canadian has consumed the same amount of resources as the average person in the developing world consumes in a lifetime.
-Recycling Council of Ontario
In a lifetime, the average North American will throw away 600 times his or her adult weight in garbage. A 68 kg adult will leave a legacy of 40,825 kg of trash.
Natural Resources Canada
Plastic products contribute 7% by weight and 30% by volume to municipal solid waste.
-Recycling Council of Ontario
Across Canada it costs more than $1.5 billion per year to dispose of garbage.
-Destination Conservation
Presently, 80% of municipal and industrial solid waste in Canada is disposed of by landfilling processes, with the remainder disposed through recycling, resource recovery and incineration. -Government of Canada
In a lifetime, the average North American will throw away 600 times his or her adult weight in garbage. A 68 kg adult will leave a legacy of 40,825 kg of trash.
Natural Resources Canada