Smarter Waste Management for South Melbourne Market, Australia

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/21/18 2:41 PM

Read on for how Smarter Waste Management is making an impact at South Melbourne Market, originally posted by Bigbelly's International Distribution Partner Solar Bins Australia:

South Melbourne Market is the quintessential village Market. The home of fresh, local produce and where the community comes to shop, meet, eat and drink. The market attracts a huge volume of foot-traffic, with over 5 million annual visitors. Earlier in the year the Market, won the Institute of Public Affairs Australia’s Victorian Environmental Sustainability Award, sponsored by Sustainability Victoria in Melbourne.

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Topics: International, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Women Leadership in IoT & Multi-Purposed Smart Infrastructure at IoT Solution World Congress 2018

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/21/18 11:05 AM

Bigbelly is returning to Barcelona for the 2018 edition of the IoT Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC) from October 16-18. This industry leading industrial internet event, organized by Fira de Barcelona, will bring together hundreds of global IoT leaders to discuss the latest trends, applications, and impacts of the industrial internet.

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Topics: Event, IoT, International, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Hosted Applications

Vanderbilt University Facilities Invests in Sustainable Technologies Across Campus Including Solar-powered Trash Cans to Improve Efficiency

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/17/18 8:03 AM

Colleges and universities embrace smart waste management on campus to reap the benefits of increased beautification and campus cleanliness to productivity gains and resource reallocation. Most commonly the motivations are underpinned by meaningful sustainability benefits - uniform recycling stream, increased recycling diversion, decreased environmental footprint by way of reduced collection, achieving zero waste, etc.

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Campus

"Gatlinburg Parkway to Get Bear-proof, 'Smart' Trash Cans"

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/14/18 2:04 PM

One of the latest communities to embrace the Bigbelly smart waste system is the popular mountain town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Known as the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the family-friendly resort community attracts many visitors to take in the views and vistas. 

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Topics: Parks, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Small Cell Solutions Hidden in Plain Sight: Insights to Urban Communication Infrastructure Challenges

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/14/18 10:03 AM

As published in the industry publication TelecomNewsroom, read on for an interview with Bigbelly's SVP of Information and Communications Technology, Alex Gamota. This interview was held shortly before the NEDAS NYC Summit in September where Alex participated on a panel to discuss the impact and role of multi-purpose infrastructure in the small cell market evolution. Were not able to attend the event? Check out the full panel session recording, here!

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Topics: Event, IoT, Hosted Applications

Watch the Discussion from #NEDASNYC - Building out Infrastructure to Meet Tomorrow's Telecom Demands

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/13/18 12:31 PM

Bigbelly had the pleasure of spending a day alongside telecom industry leaders at the Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association's NYC Summit in New York City's Time Square. Our SVP of the Information and Communications Technologies division, Alex Gamota, participated as a panelist in a session titled "A Market Evolution: Building out the U.S. Infrastructure to Meet Tomorrow's Demands" (read more about it here). 

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Topics: Event, IoT, Smart Cities, Hosted Applications

Bigbelly Smart Bins Helping Darlington Borough Council to Improve On-The-Go Recycling

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/13/18 11:54 AM

Darlington Borough Council has achieved a 98% efficiency rating for the emptying of units only when at least 80% full as opposed to emptying bins irrespective of fill level since introducing 10 Bigbelly units.

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Topics: International, Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Bigbelly Bins Help Lehigh University to Cut Waste, Litter

Posted by Bigbelly on 8/31/18 8:23 AM

In a continuation of its sustainability efforts, Lehigh has installed 25 new sets of solar-powered waste and recycling bins across campus after a pilot program in Farrington Square proved successful.

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Campus

Local artists making an impact on Philadelphia's public spaces with #TrashcanTakeover

Posted by Bigbelly on 8/24/18 7:43 AM

Local Philadelphia artists and advocates joined forces to instill pride in their community and public spaces by way of a #TrashcanTakeover. Motivated by ads that were just too loud in their public spaces, a "collective of Philly creators and marketers [...] banded together to transform 18 of the cans, mostly around Rittenhouse Square, into art displays from local talent" reported Technical.ly Philly.

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Responding to U.S. Recycling Crisis, Leading Bin Manufacturers Join the Society-Wide Standardized Label Solution to Make it Easier for Consumers, Businesses and Cities to Recycle Right

Posted by Bigbelly on 8/23/18 9:20 AM

Bigbelly excited to be one of seven bin manufacturers that are joining Recycle Across America (RAA) on their mission to implement a society-wide standardized labels solution to make it easy for people everywhere to recycle right, and to help our customers' recycling programs thrive.

The Bigbelly-sized labels for every stream sorting need measure 11" x 17" and are stickers for the front doors. RAA has also created 18" x 30" message panel inserts (for the sides of the bins) with artwork from their celebrity 'Let's Recycling Right!' campaign. Stickers and message panel inserts can be purchased directly through RAA's web store: www.recycleacrossamerica.org/bigbelly-bins → 

 
Read on for the press release published by Recycle Across America announcing bin partners: 

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Topics: Partner, Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits

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