Bigbelly Bins Help Lehigh University to Cut Waste, Litter

Posted by Bigbelly on 8/31/18 8:23 AM

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.

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Topics: Campus, Smart Waste Benefits, Sustainability

Responding to U.S. Recycling Crisis, Leading Bin Manufacturers Join the Society-Wide Standardized Label Solution to Make it Easier for Consumers, Businesses and Cities to Recycle Right

Posted by Bigbelly on 8/23/18 9:20 AM

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: 

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Sustainability, Partner

Bigbelly Partners with Non-Profit Organization Recycle Across America to Offer Standardized Labeling

Posted by Bigbelly on 8/19/18 9:21 AM

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.

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Topics: Smart Waste Benefits, Partner, Sustainability

Panel Session: Modernizing Campus Waste at APPA 2018 Educational Facilities Leadership Conference

Posted by Bigbelly on 7/17/18 10:23 AM

Join Bigbelly and educational facilities leaders at APPA 2018 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Washington, D.C. from August 3-5, 2018. APPA's annual conference is the platform for discussion, information share, networking, and much more! Join us and educational colleagues for this distinctive international event to discover best practices used by the profession's most recognized and talented educational facilities leaders. Attendees convene to identify and discuss the most current and pressing challenges facing educational facilities, and determine the common path forward. We are excited to be moderating a panel discussion among higher education facilities leaders on the role that smart waste solutions play in transforming campus waste and recycling services.

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Topics: Event, Smart Waste Benefits, Campus, Sustainability

"Downtown Spokane sees trash, recycling bins in new light"

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/15/18 12:01 PM
Changing the status quo can be a difficult challenge, but cities across the globe - such as Spokane, Washington - are doing just that by embracing a modern solution for public space waste management. The City of Spokane and  Downtown Spokane Partnership have deployed Bigbelly's proven solution to increase productivity, reallocate resources to other projects that beautify their public spaces, and measurable recycling to residents and visitors alike. Watch on and read more from local news outlet,  KREM:
 
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Topics: Smart Cities, Sustainability

It's Earth Day Every Day for Cities and Campuses with Bigbelly Smart Waste & Recycling

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/14/18 2:36 PM

In most communities, demonstrated commitment to sustainability is not limited to a singular Earth Day but rather is engrained in the fiber of the city, county, or campus - consider it Earth Day Every Day. There are programs, ordinances, and missions designed to reduce, reuse, and recycle; to efficiently capture and collect trash; all while diverting as much waste as possible from landfills as a pledge to improve the lives of constituents and the environment for generations to come.

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Topics: Smart Cities, Campus, Sustainability

Top 25 Smart City Deployments with Highest Diversion Ratios for 2017

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/14/18 2:29 PM

We celebrate Earth Day Every Day by recognizing 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 announce the Top 25 Highest Recycling & Compost Diversion Ratios from Smart City Deployments. Congratulations to each and every one of these cities, towns, parks and transit systems, business improvement districts, other public spaces for their commitment to recycling and sustainability! 

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Topics: Smart Cities, Sustainability

Top 25 Smart Campus Deployments with Highest Diversion Ratios for 2017

Posted by Bigbelly on 5/14/18 2:27 PM

We celebrate Earth Day Every Day by recognizing 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 announce the Top 25 Highest Recycling & Compost Diversion Ratios from Smart Campus Deployments. Congratulations to each and every one of these colleges and universities for their commitment to recycling and sustainability. We could not be more proud to be a part of these universities' success in achieving goals related to recycling diversion to create a more sustainable campus today and tomorrow.

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Topics: Campus, Sustainability

"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 Cities, Smart Waste Benefits

"By 2025, Lakewood wants 60 percent of all landfill-bound waste to be recycled, composted or re-used... High-tech recycling bins are helping"

Posted by Bigbelly on 2/28/18 11:08 AM

As reported by the Denver Post, Lakewood's "community-led effort helps minimize environmental impact" with their deployment of the Bigbelly smart waste and recycling system across key public parks and spaces. Lakewood's Mayor unveiled the environmentally-friendly system during a ribbon cutting earlier this month. This community's deployment marks the largest adoption of smart waste management and measurable recycling in the state of Colorado. Read on for more as published in the Denver Post.

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Topics: Sustainability, Parks

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