Excerpt from Waste Dive article:
Companies in the industry have gotten the message that data improves results. “Ambiguity arises when decisions are made without understanding the whole picture or when the path to success” is opaque, [WM global consulting manager Herman Hsuan] said.
Many big data companies, specifically focused on waste management, are working to optimize big data and integrate it into fleet management across the board. Bigbelly of Needham, MA, offers cloud-based software that allows trash haulers to monitor the capacity of their bins.
Source: Waste Dive