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

New Trash and Recycling Receptacles Installed In Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Posted by Bigbelly on 3/4/19 10:46 AM

Located just outside of Philadelphia where Bigbelly has been used for smarter public space waste management for a decade now, we're excited to have the Bryn Mawr and Lower Merion Township communities onboard and changing their public space waste and recycling operations with Bigbelly! 

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Bigbelly Launches API with SeeClickFix Integration

Posted by Bigbelly on 2/27/19 10:34 AM

Leaders in civic tech join forces to streamline technology platforms for cities including Cambridge, MA

NEEDHAM, MA / FEBRUARY 27, 2019 -- Bigbelly, the leading provider of multi-purpose waste infrastructure, announces the launch of its CLEAN API (application program interface), which allows developers to integrate with its world leading smart waste platform. SeeClickFix, the original and leading platform for non-emergency repair requests and data, is the first to integrate with the CLEAN API.

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

Streetscape Beautification with North Beach Citizens of San Francisco

Posted by Bigbelly on 2/25/19 6:03 PM

Another Bay Area community is embracing the Bigbelly system! The North Beach neighborhood in San Francisco, California announced their deployment of the Bigbelly system last Friday with it's community-focused ribbon cutting event. The Mayor's office Fix-It Team is continuing to change the status quo for waste management and the North Beach Citizens organization jumped on the opportunity!

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

"Bigbelly is a big success in Orinda"

Posted by Bigbelly on 2/20/19 9:37 AM

Kudos to Orinda, California for adopting and embracing smarter waste management with the Bigbelly system! We are thrilled to see this community's success in transforming was management operations in their parks and downtown area. Read on for an article published on Lamorinda Weekly after a recent City Council meeting:

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Smart Waste at Sea - Bigbelly Sails Between Denmark and Sweden Aboard the Stena Line

Posted by Bigbelly on 2/14/19 9:24 AM

Cast off the MS Stena Danica, a ferry operated by Stena Line between Gothenburg, Sweden and Fredrikshavn, Denmark. This vessel from one of the largest ferry operators in the world, Stena Line, which offers numerous routes across Europe. Passengers and crew on this ferry will now find Bigbelly's smart waste system on deck while sailing in the North Sea, each solar-powered waste compactors soaking up the plentiful sun. Bigbelly International Distribution Partner for Sweden and Denmark, EWF Eco, has worked closely with the ferry line to deliver custom branded high capacity solar-powered units on the deck of the MS Stena Danica.

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

Join us in Bengaluru at the Waste Technology India Expo - Creating Cleaner Cities and Reducing Cost Through Smart Waste Solutions

Posted by Bigbelly on 2/12/19 9:44 AM

Join Bigbelly and our Indian Distributor, Masstrans, at the Waste Technology Expo in Bengaluru, India this week!

This Expo coincides with the International Conference on Innovations in Municipal Solid Waste Management - an annual event with a guiding principal of providing effective waste management systems, providing cost effective solutions and assisting industries and government agencies in implementing technologies to reduce the public health impacts due to improper solid waste management.

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Topics: Event, International, Partner, Smart Buildings & Retail, Smart Waste Benefits

Smart Trash, Recycle Bins Installed on Florida A&M University's Campus

Posted by Bigbelly on 1/30/19 10:11 AM

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU)'s urban campus in Tallahassee, Florida is modernizing waste management with the Bigbelly smart waste system. Florida A&M deployed a fleet of double stations to capture both trash and recycling at every bin location. All stations are connected into the platform allowing Facilities crew members can access their collection list anytime in the CLEAN web software or mobile app.

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Campus

Congratulations to UC Berkeley's Chou Hall for Certification as the Greenest Academic Building in the US!

Posted by Bigbelly on 1/29/19 12:30 PM

On behalf of the entire Bigbelly team, we are excited to congratulate UC Berkeley and the Chou Hall Zero Waste Initiatives Team for receiving TRUE Zero Waste certification at the highest platinum level.  This achievement grants the title of the "greenest academic building" in the United States to UC Berkeley's Chou Hall.

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

"Wilson, North Carolina debuts solar-powered, self-compacting trash cans"

Posted by Bigbelly on 1/25/19 8:20 AM

WILSON, NC — Trash collection in historic downtown Wilson has gotten an upgrade thanks to smart technology, and officials are hoping to eventually roll out the Bigbelly brand garbage and recycling bins elsewhere in the city.

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

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