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: Event, IoT, International, Smart Cities

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

All Ireland Smart Cities Forum - Second Annual Conference to Shape Smart Cities and Regions #SmartCitiesIreland

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/26/18 10:02 AM

Bigbelly's International Distributor, Future Street Ltd., is excited to be taking part as a sponsor in the second annual All Ireland Smart Cities Forum today in Croke Park Stadium in Dublin City. This year's event surrounds around the theme of “Shaping Smart Cities and Regions: Real World Opportunities and Challenges”.

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

Smarter Waste Management for South Melbourne Market, Australia

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/21/18 2:41 PM

Read on for how Smarter Waste Management is making an impact at South Melbourne Market, originally posted by Bigbelly's International Distribution Partner Solar Bins Australia:

South Melbourne Market is the quintessential village Market. The home of fresh, local produce and where the community comes to shop, meet, eat and drink. The market attracts a huge volume of foot-traffic, with over 5 million annual visitors. Earlier in the year the Market, won the Institute of Public Affairs Australia’s Victorian Environmental Sustainability Award, sponsored by Sustainability Victoria in Melbourne.

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Topics: International, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Women Leadership in IoT & Multi-Purposed Smart Infrastructure at IoT Solution World Congress 2018

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/21/18 11:05 AM

Bigbelly is returning to Barcelona for the 2018 edition of the IoT Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC) from October 16-18. This industry leading industrial internet event, organized by Fira de Barcelona, will bring together hundreds of global IoT leaders to discuss the latest trends, applications, and impacts of the industrial internet.

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Topics: Event, IoT, International, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Hosted Applications

Bigbelly Smart Bins Helping Darlington Borough Council to Improve On-The-Go Recycling

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/13/18 11:54 AM

Darlington Borough Council has achieved a 98% efficiency rating for the emptying of units only when at least 80% full as opposed to emptying bins irrespective of fill level since introducing 10 Bigbelly units.

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

Worcester City Council combats greedy Seagulls with Bigbelly

Posted by Bigbelly on 8/16/18 10:25 AM

Worcester’s growing population of greedy gulls is being brought into line following Worcester City Council’s decision to trial 10 Bigbelly smart waste units’ ability to prevent seagull scavenging and increase litter capacity in city centre locations throughout the town.

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Topics: International, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Bigbelly Smart Bins Reduce Bin Collections in Derbyshire Dales by 95%

Posted by Bigbelly on 7/30/18 10:46 AM

Solar Compacting Bins Fit More Waste; Only Need Collecting When FulL

Overflowing bins, vermin risks and shrinking resources are what prompted Derbyshire Dales Council to replace 115 litterbins with only 42 Bigbelly units - a decision that has since reduced unnecessary bin empties by up to 95% within some parts of the local authority.

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Topics: International, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Colorful, Fun, and Smart Waste and Recycling in the Municipality of Peristeri, Greece

Posted by Bigbelly on 7/17/18 8:14 AM

When you think about garbage bins locations in public spaces, certain areas immediately come to mind... Places such as sidewalks, plazas and squares, parks and picnic areas, trails and transit stops. These are all true across the globe! Waste bins are a key city infrastructure that have the opportunity to significantly enhance an environment and streetscape when a colorful, fun and smart solution is in place.  

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

Smart Trash Cans Saving the Environment in Alingsås, Sweden

Posted by Bigbelly on 7/12/18 7:46 AM

The municipality of Alingsås, Sweden announced the installation of solar-powered and self-communicating smart bins. The units compress waste as it is thrown away, and notify when they are getting full. This way, the municipality will save on the number of collections and the barrels can be placed where they are most needed.

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Topics: International, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

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