City of Orinda Announces Installation of Bigbelly Smart Waste and Recycling System to Replace Traditional Bins in Downtown and Parks

Posted by Bigbelly on 6/11/18 11:44 AM

49 smart waste and recycling locations will replace traditional bins to create more recycling availability in public spaces and increase collection efficiencies 

ORINDA, CALIFORNIA / June 8, 2018 — The City of Orinda today announced the new Bigbelly smart waste and recycling system to replace traditional bins on downtown sidewalks and in parks. Installation was completed this week for the 98 units across 49 station locations in this new environmentally-friendly and innovative program. Every smart station has two sides (one for trash and one for recycling) for accessible and uniform public recycling.

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Topics: Parks, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

JTC Singapore deploys Bigbelly "smart waste bins that alert cleaners via SMS when full"

Posted by Bigbelly on 3/19/18 9:05 AM

Smart waste management makes a meaningful impact for JTC Corporation, an industrial property developer in Singapore, as reported in Today Online: 


After a successful pilot for solar-paneled “smart” trash bins, industrial property developer JTC has put up more than 40 of these bins around the island.  The bins, called Bigbelly bins, have an internal compactor to crunch rubbish and can handle about five times more trash than another of a similar size. They have an enclosed design that prevents scavengers, pests and odours, and are connected wirelessly for easy monitoring and management. 
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Topics: International, Smart Buildings & Retail, Smart Waste Benefits

Discover the Impact of A Multi-Purpose Smart City Platform at Smart Cities Connect in Kansas City

Posted by Bigbelly on 3/16/18 4:36 PM

We're looking forward to the 2018 Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo this month (March 26-29 in Kansas City, MO)! Bigbelly takes the stage alongside Ruckus Networks on Thursday, March 29 to inspire city leaders about the impact a multi-purpose infrastructure platform that solves a core city service and continues to deliver more value by offering a hosting location for wireless technologies exactly where the people are.

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

Battling the Wasps with Bigbelly at Parque Metropolitano in Santiago, Chile

Posted by Bigbelly on 3/16/18 8:04 AM

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.

This terrace - a hotspot for visitors to Parque Metropolitano - is a main gathering area for new and experienced park visitors alike. The wasp swarms posed a public health risk for any visitors allergic to these insects, and created irritation for visitors who were looking to linger in this beautiful public space.

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Topics: Parks, Smart Waste Benefits

"Solar Power Compacts Downtown Trash" in Spokane, Washington

Posted by Bigbelly on 3/15/18 1:38 PM

The City of Spokane joins the ranks of communities leveraging the Bigbelly smart waste and recycling system to manage their public space waste. As Washington's second largest city and the third largest urban area in the Pacific Northwest, Spokane downtown area needed a more sustainable and productive way to handle waste and recycling in this busy and energetic urban core.

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Snow covered Bigbelly? No problem!

Posted by Bigbelly on 3/14/18 2:41 PM

The recent snow storms that have created a winter wonderland among streetscapes and campuses from New England to the Midwest to Europe may have you wondering... Does the Bigbelly station still work when it is covered in snow?  The answer is YES!

Despite being chilled, it is still accepting waste, sensing how full it is, running compactions, and communicating into cloud-based CLEAN. 

Bigbelly’s patented power management technology enables stations to consume less than 3Wh of energy per day and the battery has more than enough energy stored to support this consumption despite any snow, sleet, rain, clouds, shadows, etc.

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Smart Waste Disposal Units Unveiled by Supervisor Jane Kim and the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District

Posted by Bigbelly on 12/21/17 9:03 PM

YBCBD Funds Colorful Solar-Powered Wi-Fi Connected Bigbelly Waste Receptacles to Help Improve Street Cleanliness in the Yerba Buena Cultural District

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Topics: BIDs, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

"Bigbelly bins solve Love Lane problems"  |  Success in Quintessential Long Island, New York Community

Posted by Bigbelly on 12/20/17 3:28 PM

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.

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Trash Robots: They Think Therefore They Are

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/29/17 10:02 AM

I'm compelled to make the case: I work with robots. I hope you hear me out. Bigbelly robots…and by that I mean, Bigbelly stations... provide a 5X increase in employee productivity by automating much of the work associated with collecting trash and recycling. Our army of Bigbelly stations can be found at supermarkets, retail centers, hospitals, municipalities and college/corporate campuses. So, what is the robot case for our Bigbelly trash and recycling automation system?

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

Managing Trash & Recycling On Campus || "Solar-powered Compactors at East Stroudsburg University"

Posted by Bigbelly on 10/17/17 9:56 AM

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.

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Campus

Bigbelly offers a multi-purpose platform for building smarter cities. We are uniquely positioned as a public right-of-way platform that modernizes public space waste management, delivers Smart City solutions, and hosts communications infrastructure. Join us as we think Beyond the Bin!

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