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India Invests in IoT-Powered Waste Bins

The waste challenge in India is not unknown but IoT-powered waste bins are set to change that. According to a Cision newswire, “Indian cities alone generate more than 62 million tons of solid waste a year with an expected increase of 5% per year. It is estimated that up to 40% of municipal waste in […]

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Smart Sensors: Frequently Asked Questions

  What is a smart sensor? A smart sensor is a small device that may be placed inside any type of container. For more information, click here. How does the sensor communicate data? Our sensors wirelessly communicate container information to a remote cloud server where Artifical Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies analyze the data. […]

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UK Cities Launch Partnerships to Install Smart Sensors in Bins

Smart cities of the future are fueled by IoT applications and predictive analytics. At the helm of this technology are smart sensors. Adding a sensor to a waste bin or container creates a “smart bin,” capable of collecting data and wirelessly transmitting it to a cloud-based server where waste management authorities and city officials can […]

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Smarten Up Your Waste Management Play

From Wimbledon to the World Cup, summer 2018 has been full of gatherings, uniting sports fans in stadiums and at watch events and house parties. Part of the play, is the food and beverage enjoyed during the matches, which leads to the question, how do you manage waste at an event in a stadium with […]

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Malta to Roll Out 800 Smart Bins

According to an article in the Times of Malta, the Mediterranean island nation is modernizing its waste management operations with smart bins. Malta has partnered with locally-based recycling cooperative, GreenPak, to retrofit waste bins with smart sensors. The sensors use Internet of Things, cloud-based technology to monitor fill-levels, notifying collectors when a bin is ready for […]

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