"City of Kwinana Leads Western Australian Smart Waste"

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/22/17 11:54 AM

Bigbelly International Distribution Partner, Solar Bins Australia, recently deployed the Bigbelly smart waste and recycling solution in the City of Kwinana, south of Perth in Western Australia. Enjoy an article that was featured in the Weekend Courier:

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Topics: Smart Cities, Community, International

Modern, Colorful Smart Waste and Recycling is Cleaning up Jupiter Beach and Parks in Florida

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/20/17 8:12 AM

"Practical and colorful" are the words used by My Plam Beach Post to describe Juipter, Florida's new Bigbelly smart waste and recycling system. Situated in the northernmost part of Palm Beach County, this beachfront community is committed to increasing recycling and decreasing their environmental impact by modernizing their waste operations.

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Topics: Community, Recycling, Municipality

New Recycling Units In Downtown Orlando: A Smart and Sustainable Solution

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/16/17 2:02 PM

The City of Orlando is taking steps forward in their commitment to make their community green and smart. Motivated by the prospect of adding recycling to their public space waste infrastructure, the City has deployed the Bigbelly system in their downtown area to capture recycables while pedestrians are on-the-go.

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Topics: Community, Recycling, Municipality

Park Experiences 95% Reduction Rate in Rats | "Why NYC's rat whisperer is looking forward to winter"

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/16/17 8:51 AM

The New York Metro recently interviewed Rick Simeone, director of the pest control services within the NYC's Department of Health. Some may know Simeone better by how the Mayor's Office has referered to him...  "the Rat Whisperer."  With 20 years on the job, he is the expert in all topics related to rats in NYC. He and his team are responsible for handling New York’s rat population where he says the "biggest challenge when trying to control how many rats run amok is how fast the rodents multiply."

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Topics: Core City Services

Bigbelly Pledges to #BeRecycled on America Recycles Day

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/15/17 1:07 PM

November 15th marks America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative, dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. 

Nearly half of all connected Bigbelly deployments feature multiple waste streams (landfill trash, recycling, and compost) with a common goal of introducing and/or increasing public space recycling. In 2016 alone, Bigbelly’s customers with recycling and compost diverted 17,440,225 gallons (66,018,433 liters) from landfills across the world.

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Topics: Community, Recycling

University of Florida Works To Reach Its Goal Of Zero Waste By 2020 With The Addition of Bigbelly's Smart Waste and Recycling System

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/10/17 2:00 PM

To help reach its goal of zero waste by 2020, the University of Florida is on its way to replacing nearly 300 traditional open top waste bins located in high volume and high profile locations with Bigbelly’s Smart Waste and Recycling System.

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Topics: Recycling, Higher Education, Australia

Meet Bigbelly in the NYC Pavilion at the Smart City Expo & World Congress in Barcelona Next Week

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/7/17 9:42 AM

The Bigbelly team is packing their bags and getting ready to head to Barcelona, Spain next week (November 14 to 16) for the annual Smart City Expo World Congress - the global summit on smart urban development, planning, and management! Cutting-edge smart cities, ecosystem of partners, visionaries and thought leaders shaping the smart cities of both today and tomorrow will convene at the Fira Gran Via Barcelona for the congress and expo.

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Topics: Event, Smart Cities

Omnichannel Retail and Emptying the Trash – Huh?

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/2/17 8:42 AM

The genie has been out of the bottle for a while. Customers are looking to purchase from their preferred channels, on their terms, and there is no turning back. Even with Amazon’s success, they recognized that a single online channel will not suffice, hence the opening of brick and mortar book stores, Amazon Go, and now the purchase of Whole Foods Market. Progressive Grocers’ article on omnichannel was certainly an eyeopener for me: http://bit.ly/2yAqtLz 

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Topics: Private Sector

"Bigbelly Bins Cleaning Up in Croydon" | Smart Bins Cut Collections from 10,000 to 2600

Posted by Bigbelly on 10/25/17 8:19 AM

Smart communities in the United Kingdom are full speed ahead in adoption of industry-leading smart waste management practices and techniques. Recently, Bigbelly's International Distribution Partner for the UK, Egbert Taylor Group, has highlighted the innovations in waste collections in the City of London, a deployment showcase in Newham Council where resources saving and litter-free public spaces are key, just to name a few.

The most recent community to deploy the Bigbelly smart waste system is Croydon Council which recently announced a £1.3 million investment in cleaning up their streetscape, aoriginally published in Waste Management World

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Topics: Smart Cities, International

Trash Duty, True Confessions - How Long Does It Really Take to Empty The Trash?

Posted by Bigbelly on 10/24/17 8:42 AM

We are excited to introduce a new blog series by Bigbelly’s Director of Private Sector Solutions, Mark Koeck. Mark is an enthusiastic champion of helping organizations transform their front-of-house waste and recycling operations by using technology as a catalyst for change.

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Topics: Private Sector

Bigbelly offers a multi-purpose platform for building smarter cities. We are uniquely positioned as a public right-of-way platform that modernizes public space waste management, delivers Smart City solutions, and hosts communications infrastructure. Join us as we think Beyond the Bin!

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