Canada Bay, NSW 16th February 2016 – A NEW generation of smart solar bins are making their Sydney debut in Canada Bay. The City of Canada Bay has installed a fleet of solarpowered Bigbelly bins, which use the sun’s energy to compress waste and reduce the potential for bins to overflow. The Bigbelly bins also use cloud technology to alert council staff when they are full, which reduces the need to inspect them. By saving service trips by car, they reduce related greenhouse emissions by an estimated 80 per cent.

The council has installed Bigbelly bins provided by Solar Bins Australia in six locations across the local government area. These include the seating Compactors use solar power to compress waste and alert the council when the bins are full They are in six locations across the Canada Bay municipality Bigbelly bins are used around the world area at Strathfield station and high-foot traffic areas along Great North Rd in Five Dock and Henley Marine Bay Drive in Drummoyne.

Read the complete article from the Inner West Courier here.

 

Inner West Courier 16h Feb Canada Bay Launch