In the News

  • U.S. Secretary of Commerce on The Importance of Data and Data Analytics – and BigBelly Solar

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker delivered remarks today at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as part of efforts to review the impact of “big data” on society. Secretary Pritzker discussed the importance of data to businesses and entrepreneurs, and outlined some of the efforts the Obama Administration has already taken to secure our networks and protect privacy. She emphasized the need for industry to engage with government in helping to establish principles of trust ...

  • Wilmington Marinas Get Green Parkway — And a Better View

      A chain-link fence, a hodgepodge of port signs and a tangle of unkempt bushes is what Wilmington boaters were used to seeing across the street from the marinas with live-aboard vessels. No more. Port officials are putting the finishing touches on the $1.2 millionWilmington Marina Parkway, a 3-acre stretch of landscaping with a paved walk and benches. “What a huge difference, you can’t believe it,” said Donna Ethington of ...

  • Bins connect with savings – BigBelly Solar in the UK

    BigBelly Solar UK wants to take its bins from being simply a waste solution to part of the Smart Cities movement. Andrea Lockerbie finds out how councils are using them and how the firm plans to expand. See the Full Article Here

  • BigBelly Compactors at UCF

    If you’re from South Florida and have smelled the landfills while on I-95 this will be your favorite green movement at UCF. The Big Belly compactors are located by the Lynx bus transfer stations in Garage A and I. The four newly installed compactors are the new way to recycle efficiently and conserve space in landfills! The Big Belly compactors are solar powered to power the battery within ...

  • Solar-powered trash cans pop up along Hoboken waterfront

    Trash just got a little bit greener in Hoboken. The city is installing 40 solar-powered compacting trash and recycling bins along the south waterfront, from Pier A to Pier C. The bins cost $328,000, and were paid for by the South Waterfront Board Trust fund, said Juan Melli, city spokesman. The BigBelly solar-powered compacting trash and single stream recycling bins hold five times more than normal bins, are more sanitary and require fewer pickups, Melli said. The ...

  • City of Dayton – BigBelly: Solar Powered Trash Compactor

    "It may not look like much, but this solar-powered trash compactor is using technology that's saving the city a lot of money" See The Video Here

  • Students, Staff Use Creativity, Innovation to Reduce Waste at UGA

    By UGA NEWS SERVICE The University of Georgia has simple goals when it comes to waste management—drastically reduce waste and make it equally as easy to recycle as it is to throw something away. On all parts of campus, students, faculty and staff are working to showcase and increase UGA’s efforts to be more sustainable. Lindsay Pennington, a senior from Albany majoring in sculpture at the UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art, is challenging the way people think ...

  • UH Continuing ‘GREEN’ Streak with New Recycling Receptacles, Solar-Powerd Trash Compactors, Filtered Water Stations

    September 18, 2013-Houston- Each day, a sea of red shirts, backpacks and baseball caps dominates the University of Houston’s campus landscape. Both new and returning students wear Cougar colors to show pride in the University. This fall, they are also finding it easier to show their “green” streaks. As of this fall, UH has 80 dual recycling receptacles and solar-powered trash compactors (manufactured by Big Belly Solar). The receptacles collect plastic, paper and aluminum. The conjoined trash ...

  • Raleigh Wins Public Technology Institute Solutions Award for BigBelly Deployment

    The City of Raleigh has been selected to receive eight 2012-13 Solutions Awards from the Public Technology Institute (PTI). The national awards recognize outstanding achievements in local government applications of technology that enhance community services, improve internal operations and reduce costs. The City’s Office of Sustainability will receive six PTI awards and the City’s Information Technology Department has won two awards. The awards are given in five categories: telecommunications and information technology; web services, E-government and ...

  • BigBelly Solar Takes Home Connected World Value Chain Award

    Last night BigBelly Solar was named the Gold Award Winner in the Waste Management category at the Value Chain Awards Gala. This event honors success in the M2M and connected-devices marketplace. The 2013 recipients of the Value Chain Awards and ConnectED Awards represent examples of what can be done when a company harnesses M2M to be used in business. From agriculture and energy to waste management, the winners come from a grand spectrum of ...