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City of Orinda Announces Installation of Bigbelly Smart Waste and Recycling System to Replace Traditional Bins in Downtown and Parks

Posted by Bigbelly on 6/11/18 11:44 AM

49 smart waste and recycling locations will replace traditional bins to create more recycling availability in public spaces and increase collection efficiencies 

ORINDA, CALIFORNIA / June 8, 2018 — The City of Orinda today announced the new Bigbelly smart waste and recycling system to replace traditional bins on downtown sidewalks and in parks. Installation was completed this week for the 98 units across 49 station locations in this new environmentally-friendly and innovative program. Every smart station has two sides (one for trash and one for recycling) for accessible and uniform public recycling.

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Topics: Parks, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Dublin city centre to get 800 solar-powered bins

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/28/18 11:23 AM

As reported in the Irish TimesDublin city centre is to get 800 solar-powered “compactor” bins, which could reduce the number of on-street rubbish bins by 20 per cent, according to Dublin City Council. Irish firm Kyron Street was awarded the contract to provide the smart bins, which have real-time information to tell waste collectors when the bin is full, and cut down on unnecessary collection runs. 

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Topics: International, Smart Cities

Bigbelly Announces Expanded Partnership with EWF ECO

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/24/18 2:44 PM

Long term Bigbelly partner with success in Sweden, Finland, and Norway expands distribution territory to include Denmark

Bigbelly, Inc. is pleased to today announce that it has signed an agreement with EWF ECO AB of Rimbo, Sweden that extends EWF’s current distributor rights for Sweden, Norway and Finland to now include Denmark. This partnership further supports the thriving international growth of the world leading Bigbelly smart waste and recycling system.

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Topics: International

"High-tech trash compactors at two beaches equipped with Wi-Fi" | Bigbelly's Smart Solutions Beyond Waste Management

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/18/18 11:01 AM

As reported in the Riverhead News-Review, a beachfront New York community is exploring what's possible with Bigbelly's multi-purpose platform: Smart Waste and Small Cell. Read on for more:

Riverhead Town will be trying out new smart trash compactors meant to reduce trash woes and also offer Wi-Fi and cell phone connection for beachgoers at South Jamesport Beach and Iron Pier Beach. The solar-powered receptacles will be installed [...] through a partnership between Bigbelly, a company that manufactures smart waste and recycling bins designed for cities, and Verizon. A cell antenna is attached to each compactor.

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Hosted Applications

"Downtown Spokane sees trash, recycling bins in new light"

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/15/18 12:01 PM
Changing the status quo can be a difficult challenge, but cities across the globe - such as Spokane, Washington - are doing just that by embracing a modern solution for public space waste management. The City of Spokane and  Downtown Spokane Partnership have deployed Bigbelly's proven solution to increase productivity, reallocate resources to other projects that beautify their public spaces, and measurable recycling to residents and visitors alike. Watch on and read more from local news outlet,  KREM:
 
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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Cities

"Next generation trash collection"

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/15/18 8:40 AM

In partnership with the City of Winnipeg, Bigbelly's solar-powered trash compacting system was installed by Transcona BIZ in their downtown area in April. Read on for the story as reported in the Winnipeg Free Press:

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Topics: BIDs, Smart Cities

Bigbelly and Future Street Announce Strategic Partnership to Endorse Rapidly Expanding Global Footprint

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/15/18 2:03 AM

 MUNICH, GERMANY / TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018 – Bigbelly, Inc. and Future Street Ltd. today announced a strategic partnership to support the thriving international growth of the world leading Bigbelly smart waste and recycling system.

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Topics: International

It's Earth Day Every Day for Cities and Campuses with Bigbelly Smart Waste & Recycling

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/14/18 2:36 PM

In most communities, demonstrated commitment to sustainability is not limited to a singular Earth Day but rather is engrained in the fiber of the city, county, or campus - consider it Earth Day Every Day. There are programs, ordinances, and missions designed to reduce, reuse, and recycle; to efficiently capture and collect trash; all while diverting as much waste as possible from landfills as a pledge to improve the lives of constituents and the environment for generations to come.

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Cities, Campus

Top 25 Smart City Deployments with Highest Diversion Ratios for 2017

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/14/18 2:29 PM

We celebrate Earth Day Every Day by recognizing our customers who are making a difference in sustainability and environmental protection through their use of Bigbelly's smart waste management solution. We are excited to announce the Top 25 Highest Recycling & Compost Diversion Ratios from Smart City Deployments. Congratulations to each and every one of these cities, towns, parks and transit systems, business improvement districts, other public spaces for their commitment to recycling and sustainability! 

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Cities

Top 25 Smart Campus Deployments with Highest Diversion Ratios for 2017

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/14/18 2:27 PM

We celebrate Earth Day Every Day by recognizing our customers who are making a difference in sustainability and environmental protection through their use of Bigbelly's smart waste management solution. We are excited to announce the Top 25 Highest Recycling & Compost Diversion Ratios from Smart Campus Deployments. Congratulations to each and every one of these colleges and universities for their commitment to recycling and sustainability. We could not be more proud to be a part of these universities' success in achieving goals related to recycling diversion to create a more sustainable campus today and tomorrow.

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Topics: Sustainability, Campus

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