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"New trash, recycling bins make waste management look, act smart" at Colorado State University

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/15/18 9:34 AM

Sixty recently installed trash and recycling receptacles that look and act smart will change how Facilities Management talks trash, as well as how the unit manages waste on campus. The receptacles are high-tech, solar enabled, connected trash and recycling receptacles that can communicate directly with Facilities Management. Designed with several sustainable features in mind, including a solar-powered smart communication system that alerts Facilities Management when its’s full, these are no ordinary receptacles.

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Campus, Sustainability

Hybrid Refuse Canisters Aim to Clean-up City || Bigbelly in Port Townsend, Washington

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/14/18 10:11 AM

The sight of overfilled trash bins in uptown and downtown may be a thing of the past now that 10 brand-new “smart” refuse and recycling canisters have been installed by the city of Port Townsend Public Works Department.

“We are excited about this solution downtown after struggling for several years with keeping trash cans emptied,” Greg Lanning, Public Works director, told The Leader Oct. 19. “Along with other recent improvements to Water Street, such as new sidewalks, trees, rain gardens and the plaza at Tyler Street, having a solution for trash and recycling enhances the downtown experience.”

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Sustainability

Stratford to Deploy “Bigbelly” Solar Compacting Trash & Recycle Containers

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/13/18 11:23 AM

STRATFORD, CT – Beginning this week, the Town of Stratford will begin deploying a number of Bigbelly solar compacting trash and recycle containers throughout the town. Stratford Mayor Laura R. Hoydick said that obtaining these new containers was the result of work by the Stratford Green Task Force, and will keep Stratford streets, parks and recreational areas cleaner while saving the town money in the long-run.

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Sustainability

Smart Waste Live from the City of Summit, New Jersey

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/1/18 4:36 PM

Congratulations to the City of Summit, New Jersey for their adoption of the Bigbelly smart waste and recycling system! We're excited to see this community create cleaner public spaces by keeping trash and recycling contained within their High Capacity compacting units. This smart system reports into their DPW department when stations are full and ready to be collected. We can't wait to see Summit's success with the system! Enjoy the Mayor's live introduction from Facebook here:

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Sustainability

Fix-It Tenderloin & Bigbelly Waste Stations in San Francisco

Posted by Bigbelly on 10/26/18 5:13 PM

Congratulations to the Fix-It Team and the Tenderloin neighborhood in downtown San Francisco, California for their deployment of the Bigbelly smart waste system! We're excited to see this community embracing the Bigbelly system to make an impact on cleanliness in their community. Kudos!

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

"Solar-powered trash, recycling compactors installed across campus" | Colorado State University

Posted by Bigbelly on 10/19/18 10:02 AM

We're excited to welcome Colorado State University as one of the latest campuses to deploy the Bigbelly smart waste and recycling system! These smart units, located up and down the Spine, capture both landfill and recycling waste streams at each location. All units in the fleet call into Bigbelly's CLEAN software to notify campus collectors when they are each full and ready to be collected.

Kudos to this forward-thinking institution for their adoption of smarter waste management practices - we can't wait to see CSU's success with the system! Read on for a article published in the university's local news publication - The Rocky Mountain Collegian - highlighting their smart new program:

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Campus, Sustainability

Bloomfield Continues Push To Improve Services, Installs Smart-Technology Compacting Waste Bins

Posted by Bigbelly on 10/18/18 11:29 AM

OCTOBER 15 / BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield is investing in smart-technology compacting waste bins that have been set up at five locations throughout town. These waste bins have built-in compactors that utilize solar power, and are locked so no rodents or other animals can get in.

The bins are provided by Bigbelly Solutions, Inc., a Massachusetts-based company that has sold compacting bins in 54 countries and recently installed 50 bins in Montclair. The five cans in Bloomfield have been programmed to auto-generate email and online notifications to the Department of Public Works when each needs to be emptied.

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Sustainability

Bigbelly Announces New Distribution Partnership in India

Posted by Bigbelly on 10/17/18 10:41 AM

New partnership with Masstrans expands access to the world leading smart waste and recycling system in India’s rapidly growing smart city market 

OCTOBER 17, 2018 -- Bigbelly, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Masstrans as a distribution partner in India. This partnership expands the global distribution network and supports the thriving international growth of the world leading Bigbelly smart waste and recycling system.

Masstrans Technologies Private Limited, previously Power Electronics, is a Pune-based smart mobility company with an established customer base who pioneers smart city growth in the Indian Subcontinent.

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Partner, International, IoT

IoT Solutions World Congress 2018 - Day One Recap #IOTSWC18

Posted by Bigbelly on 10/16/18 5:52 PM

What a whirlwind of the first day at #IOTSWC18 (IoT Solutions World Congress) in Barcelona, Spain today! Bigbelly's Vice President, Leila Dillon, took the stage twice today as a moderator for two great sessions.

Day one could not have been any better, and we're excited to be here for the third year running. First up, we joined Microsoft, Hitachi, and Nokia for a discussion in the Buildings and Infrastructure conference track focused on Smart Infrastructure Multi-Purposed for Today and Tomorrow.

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Topics: Smart Cities, International, IoT, Event

"Because we know that it works!" - Parque Metropolitano de Santiago #BigBellyChile

Posted by Bigbelly on 10/16/18 4:41 PM

Santiago, Chile's iconic Parque Metropolitano battled a major problem with wasps year after year. These pests swarmed the Bellavista Terrace due to the traditional, open-top waste bins used in the area. Since the implementation of Bigbelly's smart waste technology in Parque Metropolitano, the wasps have taken to less populated, more floral areas of the park. Bigbelly's enclosed system design keeps the Terrace visitors' waste contained and ensures that there is no wasp access to the trash. 

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

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