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.
Colleges and universities embrace smart waste management on campus to reap the benefits of increased beautification and campus cleanliness to productivity gains and resource reallocation. Most commonly the motivations are underpinned by meaningful sustainability benefits - uniform recycling stream, increased recycling diversion, decreased environmental footprint by way of reduced collection, achieving zero waste, etc.
One of the latest communities to embrace the Bigbelly smart waste system is the popular mountain town of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Known as the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the family-friendly resort community attracts many visitors to take in the views and vistas.
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.
In a continuation of its sustainability efforts, Lehigh has installed 25 new sets of solar-powered waste and recycling bins across campus after a pilot program in Farrington Square proved successful.
Local Philadelphia artists and advocates joined forces to instill pride in their community and public spaces by way of a #TrashcanTakeover. Motivated by ads that were just too loud in their public spaces, a "collective of Philly creators and marketers [...] banded together to transform 18 of the cans, mostly around Rittenhouse Square, into art displays from local talent" reported Technical.ly Philly.
Bigbelly excited to be one of seven bin manufacturers that are joining Recycle Across America (RAA) on their mission to implement a society-wide standardized labels solution to make it easy for people everywhere to recycle right, and to help our customers' recycling programs thrive.
The Bigbelly-sized labels for every stream sorting need measure 11" x 17" and are stickers for the front doors. RAA has also created 18" x 30" message panel inserts (for the sides of the bins) with artwork from their celebrity 'Let's Recycling Right!' campaign. Stickers and message panel inserts can be purchased directly through RAA's web store: www.recycleacrossamerica.org/bigbelly-bins →
Read on for the press release published by Recycle Across America announcing bin partners:
Bigbelly is the world leading smart waste and recycling solution for communities, campuses, and retailers. Our smart bins notify collection crews when they are ready for pick-up, and measure then report on recycling diversion. Bigbelly’s smart, sustainable solution provides a uniform recycling program and offers distinctive, standardized recycling education at the point of disposal… a win-win!
We're excited to announce our partnership with Recycling Across America - the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization on a mission to implement a standardized label solution to make it easy for society to recycling right. Let's recycle right! Our partnership delivers RAA's standardized labels custom-sized for Bigbelly's smart waste & recycling stations.
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.
"The reality is, downtown trash has been a big problem for a long time and this showed beneficial results almost immediately."
MILLBRAE, CA — In 2013, the City of Millbrae, in conjunction with South San Francisco Scavenger Company, launched a pilot program to see how effective Big Belly solar compacting trash cans would be in reducing trash overflows and staffing costs for high use trash cans throughout Millbrae's downtown. The results were overwhelmingly positive as the Bigbelly's held 10 times as much trash and significantly reduced the amount of staff time needed to empty and maintain them.