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.
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.
Bigbelly is excited to be a sponsor the 2018 ILAPPA Annual Conference hosted at the University of Chicago. The Illinois Chapter of APPA (ILAPPA) brings together the area's Leaders in Educational Facilities. This annual event welcomes leaders from across the state who focus on innovations, best practices, and how to improve operations for their respective facilities and institutions.
Visit Bigbelly's table on Friday, March 23 to learn about how our smart waste & recycling system is making a meaningful impact at colleges and universities both across the nation and right in Chicago, and how it can benefit your campus and community.
Navy Pier, University of Illinois at Chicago, Cedar Point Amusement Park adopt and expand the Bigbelly system; Bigbelly received $5.7 million contract with the Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
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.
The University of California at Berkeley is committed to achieving Zero Waste by 2020. This campus is setting the tone and pace for other college and universities to follow. UC Berkeley's most recent related initiative is 'Zero Waste at Chou Hall' - a campus building in the Haas School of Business that is progressing towards Zero Waste Certification and sharing best practices along the way.
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.
The East Stroudsburg University campus has captured, contained, and collected 13,680 gallons of waste in their Bigbelly smart waste and recycling system over the past 12 months.
University of Illinois at Chicago, the first state university in the cooperative to take advantage of the contract, is deploying a fleet of 116 double high capacity compactors for trash and single-stream recycling across campus
Needham, Mass., October 16, 2017 – Bigbelly, Inc., the world leading Smart City Solutions Provider specializing in smart waste and recycling systems, today announced that it was awarded a contract with the Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC) – the contracting vehicle for all 13 Illinois state universities – valued at $5.7 million. Under the contract, Bigbelly will provide access up to 500 Bigbelly smart waste and recycling across any and all of the universities.
Just a few more days until the 2017 AASHE Conference & Expo (October 15-18, 2017 in San Antonio, TX)! We are excited to the take the stage at AASHE on day two to inspire higher education institutions stakeholders who are dedicated to global sustainability transformation.