Introducing Bigbelly ACS: The First Comprehensive Access Control System for Smart Waste!

Posted by Bigbelly on 10/15/20 10:04 AM

The IoT age leaves no room for unauthorized access, lack of workforce oversight, lost keys or broken locks. And now, neither do we.

Bigbelly is launching the latest evolution in smart waste technology: the Bigbelly Access Control System, affectionately known as "ACS."  Bigbelly ACS is a comprehensive, cloud-based Access Control System for the Bigbelly smart waste solution and your workforce, providing unprecedented visibility & fleet management capabilities. 


Now access your Bigbelly stations with just a tap of a unique key card!  No metal keys, no cylinder locks, and the addition of better operational insights.


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Topics: IoT, Smart Cities, Clean

Milwaukee Hosts Small Cell with Bigbelly! - The City's New Telebelly Fleet

Posted by Bigbelly on 9/9/20 8:45 AM

August, 2020: The City of Milwaukee, WI adopts the innovative AND inconspicuous Telebelly solution: Bigbelly's multipurpose platform for hosting small cell & IT in the public right-of-way.

Major stakeholders in the project included two national wireless carriers, and the City itself. The new Telebelly stations host small cell within their unit, as well as provide a smart waste solution to the community.

Learn more about the Bigbelly Telebelly Multipurpose Platform here!


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Topics: IoT, Smart Cities, Hosted Applications

'Hands-Free' With Bigbelly for a Healthy Future

Posted by Bigbelly on 8/13/20 10:23 AM

We're putting our foot down, literally.

Imagine never having to touch a public trash can with your hands. First and foremost, it's a sigh of relief, as it's no one's first choice to touch a public waste receptacle. It's also an essential pillar in Public Health innovation: to limit the interaction between the pedestrians and public waste. Smart, sustainable cities are healthy cities, after all.

The Bigbelly Innovation Team is always one step ahead, and is empowering communities to put their best foot forward.

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Topics: BIDs, Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Campus, Clean

"A Bigbelly on Every Block" - Tenderloin CBD Goes All-In in San Francisco

Posted by Bigbelly on 7/27/20 8:48 AM

Congratulations are certainly in order for the newest San Francisco Community Benefit District (CBD) to launch a fully-fledged fleet of Bigbelly Smart Waste Stations.  Welcome to the Bigbelly family, Tenderloin!

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Topics: IoT, BIDs, Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Clean

WATCH: GSMA Interviews Bigbelly & Telit at MWC Los Angeles!

Posted by Bigbelly on 1/7/20 3:47 PM

Mobile World Congress, Los Angeles: at the GSMA 2019 Mobile World Congress Los Angeles, GSMA Innovation City showcased a worldwide community of innovative Mobile Connectivity technologies.  The leading-edge neighborhood of telecom partners each highlighted their unique mobile & IoT innovations: "solutions which benefit from a combination of the 5G era family of mobile networks." Bigbelly collaborated with mobile communication partner Telit to demonstrate the power of mobile communication in a Smart Waste ecosystem.

WATCH THE FULL INTERVIEW FROM THE SHOW!  Telit’s Northeast Director of Sales Mike Nagle shows off Bigbelly Solar’s IoT waste solution at MWC19


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Topics: Event, IoT, International, Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Hosted Applications

Big Belly Solar Partners with McCarthy Capital to Accelerate Growth

Posted by Bigbelly on 12/12/19 10:02 AM

NEEDHAM, MA — December 12, 2019 — Bigbelly Solar, the global leader in smart waste solutions for public spaces, announced today that it has partnered with McCarthy Capital to recapitalize the Company and provide further cash investment to accelerate growth. McCarthy Capital, a private equity firm headquartered in Omaha, NE, manages more than $1 billion of investment capital across its portfolio of companies and specializes in growing businesses in partnership with management teams.

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

Talking Trash: Västerås Introduces Talking Bigbellies!

Posted by Bigbelly on 12/2/19 3:45 PM

Västerås, Sweden - Ever wonder what a Bigbelly is thinking? How "smart" are these street-side Smart Waste monsters? Now Sweden can talk some serious trash with a Bigbelly right in their neighborhood! Feed a Bigbelly its favorite lunch, and it'll share a fun fact about Sustainability.

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

Smart & Solar on Marco Island!

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/14/19 2:12 PM

Marco Island, FL: Announced in June 2019, Marco Island's inaugural fleet of Bigbelly Solar Smart Waste Stations would be on their way, and the City was thrilled to go solar!  And just this past week, the fleet was officially installed across Winterberry Beach, Tigertail Beach, South Beach, and Caxambas Boat Park.  Marco Island's leadership team followed the in the footsteps of Delray Beach, having been delighted by their results.

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Topics: Parks, Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities

Green, Clean Campus - UNCG's New Bigbelly Fleet Featured on FOX 8

Posted by Bigbelly on 11/6/19 10:37 AM

University of North Carolina at Greensboro: Deployed just last month, UNC Greensboro's inaugural fleet of Bigbelly Smart Waste & Recycling stations (see article) are picking up press! UNCG deployed Bigbelly's smart compactors in their efforts to reduce carbon footprint, and to keep a clean and safe campus for students & UNGC community members.

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Topics: IoT, Sustainability, Smart Waste Benefits, Smart Cities, Campus

Bigbelly Partners with Telit at Mobile World Congress LA

Posted by Bigbelly on 10/18/19 10:59 AM

Bigbelly extends its smart waste and recycling system to host wireless communications and IoT infrastructure.  In partnership with Telit, Bigbelly showcases the Telebelly, a multi-purpose Smart City Platform for deploying Small Cell in the public right-of-way.

 

Los Angeles, CA:  Bigbelly, the world leading Smart City Solutions Provider specializing in smart waste and recycling systems, highlights its multi-purpose platform at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles, and demonstrates how to leverage core waste infrastructure as a host for wireless and telecommunications technologies. Telit will preview Bigbelly’s telecom cabinet and its capability as a multi-purpose Smart City platform at its booth (GSMA Innovation City - South Hall, Stand 1762).

Communities and solution providers share the challenge of how and where to deploy Smart City solutions and communications equipment in the public right-of-way without creating additional clutter or negative aesthetic impact. Cellular coverage and capacity deficits are increasingly common in dense urban locations where people gather – sidewalks, parks, transit stations, venues, and waterfront communities. Installed densely throughout these public spaces, Bigbelly stations collect waste to help keep communities clean. It is now possible to leverage this critical city waste footprint as a telecommunications siting platform to host DAS, Small Cell, Wi-Fi, and other IoT or Smart City infrastructure.

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Topics: Event, IoT, Smart Cities, Hosted Applications

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