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Our Commitment

Miele Canada is committed to protecting and restoring our Canadian Forests. Because trees capture and store carbon, forests are recognized as a leading solution in our fight against rising CO2 levels. They also protect critical wildlife habitat, offer opportunities for recreation and education, and play an important role within indigenous cultural heritage.

Miele supports forest carbon capture in two essential ways; new planting as well as preservation of existing old growth forests. Together, we are making an impact today, and for generations to come.

The Miele Forest Projects

Miele Canada supports forest carbon capture in two essential ways: new tree planting and the preservation of existing old growth forests. New trees take years to develop their carbon-absorbing powers, while mature forests are already doing the job. Both play an important role in our fight against rising CO2 levels and provide homes for a diversity of plants and animals. The Miele Forest projects seek to slow forest losses due to logging and development, as well as restore degraded lands with original native species trees.

Every dishwasher purchase made between April 1 and June 30 2024 supports the preservation and planting of trees in local Canadian forests. 

Great Bear Forest Carbon Project

Protecting mature coastal rainforest from the threat of logging and development.

Native Woodland Restoration Project – Saskatchewan

Restoring abandoned farmlands to original Boreal forest.

Our 2022 + 2023 Impacts are equivalent to: 

Trees Planted

Trees planted is an equivalent of the carbon sequestered through combined support of mature forest conservation and new tree planting using an approximation of 10 trees per tonne CO2 based on the VM 0010 Methodology for improved forest management conservation.


Carbon Captured

The amount of carbon captured is an approximation of 10 trees per tonne CO2 based on the VM 0010 Methodology for improved forest management conservation.

56,820,000 Kilograms (CO2)

Dishwashing Neutralized

Dishwashing Neutralized is an estimate using industry metrics of 1.082 kWh per cycle (high efficiency dishwasher), 140 g CO2 per kWh (Canada's average) and 215 cycles per year.

174,562 years of dishwashing

Discover Our Dishwashers' Sustainability Features

Ecopower Technology

Innovative water supply for economical dishwashing

Water consumption in all cycles dynamically changes depending on the soiling level of the dishes and how full the dishwasher is. This means that less energy is needed for heating – allowing you to benefit from an energy-efficient dishwasher. An intelligent supply system and a new, highly efficient filter system help to save water. Additional insulation reduces heat losses and thus reduces the energy needed to heat the water.

Subject to technical changes; no liability accepted for the accuracy of the information given.

Freshwater Dishwasher

Minimum consumption with top results 

Miele Dishwashers rely solely on fresh water and can wash dishes with as little as 6 l of water in the Normal program – much less than the contents of a sink. With this feature, Miele has reduced water consumption by 85% over the last 30 years. Electricity consumption has also been reduced to new all-time lows: In the Economy program, Miele dishwashers achieve energy consumption values of just 0.67 kWh.

Subject to technical changes; no liability accepted for the accuracy of the information given.

Hot Water Connection

Save up to 35% electricity

All Miele dishwashers can be connected to hot water at temperatures of up to 140°F (60°C). In the certain programs, this can reduce electricity consumption by up to 35% and program cycle times by up to 10%.

Subject to technical changes; no liability accepted for the accuracy of the information given.

A message from our President

Our Responsibility

For Miele, sustainability is entrenched in the values and traditions of the company and is the absolute foundation for long-term corporate success. Miele is a member of the UN sustainability organization Global Compact and signatory of the "Diversity Charter" Miele publishes a sustainability report every two years.

Our Partners

The Miele Forest projects operate in partnership with LivClean, a top-ranked Canadian carbon offset retailer.

Coastal First Nations-Great Bear Initiative (CFN) is an alliance of Indigenous Nations on the North Pacific Coast of British Columbia—a region known throughout the world as the Great Bear Rainforest. The alliance includes the Wuikinuxv, Haida, Heiltsuk, Kitasoo Xaix’ais, Nuxalk, Gitga’at, Metlakatla and Gitxaala First Nations.

CFN was created based on a shared commitment and conviction that if a conservation-based economy is to succeed, our active and meaningful participation is essential. In recent years, the CFN has also emerged as a world leader in the sale of carbon credits. These carbon credits provide their Nations with revenue to support sustainable economic initiatives, such as renewable energy projects, eco-tourism, and sustainable fisheries. This revenue also supports social development within the communities, and helps to conserve the largest and most ecologically significant temperate rainforest in the world – the Great Bear Rainforest..

Anew Climate is a leading decarbonization solutions provider. Through strategic, finance, regulatory, scientific, and impact expertise, Anew enables businesses and organizations to align their conservation and impact goals with actionable next steps. The Miele Forest carbon offsets in support of the Great Bear Rainforest Carbon Project are managed through Anew and its strategic alliances.

Founded in 2007 to sustain a third generation family farm in northern Alberta, The Carbon Farmer has planted and protected more than one million native trees and shrubs on conserved land. These projects create habitat and store carbon, addressing the major environmental issues of deforestation and climate change. The co-founders, husband and wife duo Brad and Rebecca Rabiey, finalized an investment from Bruce Croxon and Arlene Dickinson of CBC Dragons’ Den, following a successful pitch on the show in 2012. Together they are now completing projects across Canada and internationally.