Wall Street Journal: "New City Rat Controls Put a Chill on Population Growth"

Posted by Bigbelly on 4/11/19 8:08 AM

As published on April 6th, 2019 in the Wall Street Journal:

Impenetrable garbage cans and dry ice smoking rodents out of burrows are helping reduce complaints, but warm winter hurt efforts

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Join the Smart City Conversation at IDA's Operations & Security Summit in Phoenix

Posted by Bigbelly on 4/10/19 4:42 PM

Join Bigbelly and downtown district operations leaders at the IDA inaugural Operations & Security Summit, hosted by Downtown Phoenix, Inc. in Arizona on April 10th and 11th. This Summit will concentrate on clean and safe teams, public safety, homelessness and exciting opportunities that impact the public realm through smart city applications. Join us, the IDA, and downtown district leaders and operations professionals to collaborate, gain ideas, and learn to cultivate the story of our successes.

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

Solar-powered trash cans helping Hawaii's environment

Posted by Bigbelly on 4/2/19 10:19 AM

Honolulu-based real estate company Alexander & Baldwin is showcasing their commitment to sustainability by installing Bigbelly solar-powered trash cans on their properties. KITV 4 Island News has more information:

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Buildings & Retail, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Bigbelly Represented at Green Cities Urban Sustainability Event in Málaga, Spain

Posted by Bigbelly on 3/28/19 2:12 PM

We are thrilled have Bigbelly's global smart waste management solutions represented at the 10th annual Green Cities 2019 event in Málaga, Spain this week! Our international partner, Future Street Ltd, is representing Bigbelly at this great event. The Green Cities event focuses on Urban Sustainability as a unique professional forum, highly specialized in energy efficiency in buildings and urban spaces.

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

"New Hi-Tech Bins Set to Keep Town Tidy and Boost #LoveHartlepool Campaign"

Posted by Bigbelly on 3/25/19 9:14 AM

A council drive to keep Hartlepool clean and tidy has received a boost with the installation of nine new hi-tech “Bigbelly” bins. 

Working in partnership with Hartlepool Borough Council, housing provider Thirteen has provided funding for six bins at Owton Manor in the Manor House Ward and another three in the King Oswy area which is part of the De Bruce Ward. A leading councillor said the new bins show the council is always looking for 'innovative ways of delivering services more effectively to help keep the town as clean and tidy as possible and it reflects the council’s recently-launched Love Hartlepool campaign'.

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Topics: International, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Bigbelly by the Numbers - 2018 Edition: 144 Million Gallons and Counting!

Posted by Bigbelly on 3/18/19 3:25 PM

Bigbelly has been challenging the status quo and changing public space waste management for the past 16 years - taking great leaps and strides since our humble beginnings in 2003. We took a step back when analyzing last year’s system-wide data and reflected on all the change that communities have been through in that time.

Adoption of smart waste management is only one element of the many long-term sustainable changes that have surfaced. We are proud to be a longstanding partner with so many cities, campuses, and companies who are changing the status quo. A sincere THANK YOU to all of our customers and their communities. We would not be where we are today without your adoption of, trust in, and success with our world leading system.

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Topics: IoT, Sustainability, Smart Buildings & Retail, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Campus

Top 25 Highest Diversion Smart City Deployments - Bigbelly 2018 Year in Review

Posted by Bigbelly on 3/18/19 3:21 PM


We’re thrilled to recognize 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 unveil the Top 25 Highest Recycling & Compost Diversion Ratios from Smart City Deployments ranking of 2018.

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

Top 25 Most Efficient Smart City Deployments - Bigbelly 2018 in Review

Posted by Bigbelly on 3/18/19 3:21 PM


In our third year of analyzing Bigbelly global system data, we continue to be inspired by our customer successes. We are excited to unveil the Top 25 Most Efficient Smart City Deployments Using the Bigbelly Smart Waste & Recycling System for 2018. These are communities that have embraced smart waste management in their public domain with the Bigbelly system and using the system in the most optimized way.

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

Thought Leadership on Smart Cities & the Deployment of 5G Technology in Public Spaces

Posted by Bigbelly on 3/6/19 3:12 PM

Bigbelly continues to be humbled as an icon of Smart City and IoT movements with our solution and story starting far before 'smart city' was a coined term! We're honored to keep up the momentum as thought leaders in the telecom hosting space by delivering a multi-function city infrastructure for hosting additional technologies. Read on for an industry article highlighting the realities of 5G technology deployment in Smart Cities where Bigbelly's SVP of Information Communications Technology, Alex Gamota, is cited:

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Topics: IoT, Smart Cities, Hosted Applications

Participatory Budgeting in Cambridge, MA  |  The Community Votes to "Clean Up Cambridge" with Bigbelly

Posted by Bigbelly on 3/5/19 8:45 AM

The results are in! Nearly seven thousand Cambridge, MA residents voted to decide how to spend the city's capital project budget for FY 2020. The goal? Fund projects that residents felt would improve the community for the greater public! We are excited that a proposed project to 'Clean Up Cambridge' by installing more Bigbelly smart waste and recycling systems to create cleaner public spaces won the community's vote!

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Deployment Highlight for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council - Read the Case Study

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