Nambucca Shire Council in the coastal region of New South Wales, Australia first started using the Bigbelly smart, solar-compacting waste station back in December 2015. Since then, the council’s fleet has continued to grow to its current total of 40 stations – currently one of the largest council fleets in Australia!
Just in time for the crowds of the world-renowned Cannes Film Festival and their accompanying waste, the Bigbelly system was deployed as a trial in early 2016. Since then, it has been helping keep the Cannes, France boardwalk clean for visitors from near and far. Most recently, the City of Cannes expanded their deployment with Bigbelly’s smart waste and recycling system along the boardwalk and pedestrian-heavy streetscapes in the city center and along the coast.
Needham, Mass. / January 8, 2018 – Bigbelly, the world leading Smart City Solutions Provider specializing in smart waste and recycling, today announced significant company growth in 2017. Deployed across all 50 states, the Canadian provinces, and over 50 countries, Bigbelly continues to modernize and transform waste management - demonstrated by customers embracing 13,709,539 compactions, 2,456,062 collections, and 18,304,538 IoT connections last year.
Did you know that Bigbelly is helping to keep Santiago’s Parque Metropolitano clean, green, and connected? Bigbelly's Distribution Partner in Chile, Green Cargo, has worked closely with the City to deploy the world leading smart waste and recycling system in one of the most iconic public spaces in the country.
YBCBD Funds Colorful Solar-Powered Wi-Fi Connected Bigbelly Waste Receptacles to Help Improve Street Cleanliness in the Yerba Buena Cultural District
The Southold community has embraced a modern way to manage waste in one of their busiest public spaces: Love Lane in Mattituck. This quintessential main street in the community features a train station, post office, shops and restaurants for pedestrians to enjoy.
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park has recently trialled large compressing solar powered bins to reduce litter at popular visitor sites. As part of a wide range of initiatives to tackle the ongoing problem of littering within the National Park; the Park Authority has recently trialled the use of solar powered bins called Bigbelly bins in three key visitor locations.
The municipality of Uppsala, Sweden has taken the lead in creating an incredibly engaging public space waste program. On a mission to diminish litter in their parks and on their streets, Uppsala deployed the first ever "garbage choir" of Bigbelly smart waste units - both elders (high capacity, compactors) and youngsters (standard capacity, non-compactors) - to educate and encourage proper waste disposal in their community's public spaces.
November 28 marked a day of celebration for the Alliance for Downtown New York. They reached a milestone of recycling 1,000 tons of glass, plastic, metal, and paper by the 180 Bigbelly stations around the district. That is equivalent to 333 elephants, 74 NYC buses or $37B dollars worth of gold! #DownIsWhatsUp