Working time which is saving has instead been used to collect rubbish in the streets. During the winter, Kolding Municipality tested dom smart recycle bins in the central parts and the result is positive. The test has reduced the number of flushes with 90 percent.
After a successful pilot project, Trondheim municipality now orders 43 St. Bigbelly in the model High Capacity, which is solar-paper baskets with modern technology for reporting of filling levels in the respective vessels without connection to electricity grids.
Birds disappeared from the cityscape and the streets were cleaner and demanded less maintenance. In the new Bigbelly bins, built-in sound modules were also installed that are activated during use to increase the interaction with the visitors.
Over the past two years, Helsingør has deployed 48 smart Bigbelly units which have helped the municipality streamline its garbage handling – by increasing capacity and notifying when emptying is required. During the course of only two months, Helsingør collected over 770,000 litres of rubbish at selected locations in the municipality.
Norrmalm's district management has produced a report on its use of the Bigbelly platform which shows a streamlining of operations and a sharp reduction in the need to empty bins.
Uppsala has chosen to invest in the solar-powered refuse handling system Bigbelly with the aim of improving the environment in the municipality through reduced collections and cleaner public spaces around the bins. Since we introduced the system, the visible rubbish in the main park, Stadsträdgården, and surrounding larger parks has fallen by 20 percent. A contributing factor may also be the placement of the bins themselves.