To help reach its goal of zero waste by 2020, the University of Florida is on its way to replacing nearly 300 traditional open top waste bins located in high volume and high profile locations with Bigbelly’s Smart Waste and Recycling System.

Working with Bigbelly, Inc., the world leading Smart City Solutions provider specializing in smart waste and recycling systems, UF will deploy smart, sensor-equipped waste and recycling units that meet the unique capacity and waste stream of each area on campus. The units communicate real-time status to a centralized software and grounds crews are notified when they are ready to collect. The cloud-connected platform delivers actionable insights into waste operations to enable productivity, measure recycling diversion and eliminate the potential for overflowing bins.

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