Solar-Powered Bins Have an Appetite for Litter across Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, UK

Posted by Bigbelly on 12/4/17 8:02 AM

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park has recently trialled large compressing solar powered bins to reduce litter at popular visitor sites. As part of a wide range of initiatives to tackle the ongoing problem of littering within the National Park; the Park Authority has recently trialled the use of solar powered bins called Bigbelly bins in three key visitor locations.

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Topics: International, Parks, Sustainability, Smart Cities

Alliance for Downtown New York Reaches Recycling Milestone - 1,000 Tons of Recycling in Lower Manhattan

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/29/17 12:08 PM

November 28 marked a day of celebration for the Alliance for Downtown New York. They reached a milestone of recycling 1,000 tons of glass, plastic, metal, and paper by the 180 Bigbelly stations around the district. That is equivalent to 333 elephants, 74 NYC buses or $37B dollars worth of gold! #DownIsWhatsUp

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Topics: Sustainability, 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

Achieving 'Zero Waste at Chou Hall' on University of California, Berkeley's Campus

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/27/17 8:27 AM

The University of California at Berkeley is committed to achieving Zero Waste by 2020. This campus is setting the tone and pace for other college and universities to follow. UC Berkeley's most recent related initiative is 'Zero Waste at Chou Hall' - a campus building in the Haas School of Business that is progressing towards Zero Waste Certification and sharing best practices along the way.

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Topics: Sustainability, Campus

Modern, Colorful Smart Waste and Recycling is Cleaning up Jupiter Beach and Parks in Florida

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/20/17 8:12 AM

"Practical and colorful" are the words used by My Plam Beach Post to describe Juipter, Florida's new Bigbelly smart waste and recycling system. Situated in the northernmost part of Palm Beach County, this beachfront community is committed to increasing recycling and decreasing their environmental impact by modernizing their waste operations.

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Cities

New Recycling Units In Downtown Orlando: A Smart and Sustainable Solution

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/16/17 2:02 PM

The City of Orlando is taking steps forward in their commitment to make their community green and smart. Motivated by the prospect of adding recycling to their public space waste infrastructure, the City has deployed the Bigbelly system in their downtown area to capture recycables while pedestrians are on-the-go.

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Cities

Bigbelly Pledges to #BeRecycled on America Recycles Day

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/15/17 1:07 PM

November 15th marks America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative, dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. 

Nearly half of all connected Bigbelly deployments feature multiple waste streams (landfill trash, recycling, and compost) with a common goal of introducing and/or increasing public space recycling. In 2016 alone, Bigbelly’s customers with recycling and compost diverted 17,440,225 gallons (66,018,433 liters) from landfills across the world.

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Cities

University of Florida Works To Reach Its Goal Of Zero Waste By 2020 With The Addition of Bigbelly's Smart Waste and Recycling System

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/10/17 2:00 PM

To help reach its goal of zero waste by 2020, the University of Florida is on its way to replacing nearly 300 traditional open top waste bins located in high volume and high profile locations with Bigbelly’s Smart Waste and Recycling System.

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Topics: International, Sustainability, Campus

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 Awarded $5.7 Million Contract with Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC)

Posted by Bigbelly on 10/16/17 10:14 AM

University of Illinois at Chicago, the first state university in the cooperative to take advantage of the contract, is deploying a fleet of 116 double high capacity compactors for trash and single-stream recycling across campus

Needham, Mass., October 16, 2017Bigbelly, Inc., the world leading Smart City Solutions Provider specializing in smart waste and recycling systems, today announced that it was awarded a contract with the Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC) – the contracting vehicle for all 13 Illinois state universities – valued at $5.7 million. Under the contract, Bigbelly will provide access up to 500 Bigbelly smart waste and recycling across any and all of the universities.

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Topics: Sustainability, Smart Cities, Campus

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