November 29, 2017    Comment off

IoT Enables Smarter Waste Management

Face it, waste happens. Every supply chain must deal with it. That’s why there are waste management companies and solutions, though they have been hampered by inadequate information flow, which leads to another form of waste – that of time and energy. Now, IoT is enabling smarter solutions, and rapid-application development (RAD) platforms make it […]

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October 16, 2017    Comment off

Trash bin Wi-Fi serves shoppers in Singapore

A Singaporean pilot project that has equipped public trash bins with Wi-Fi APs is so popular that its leaders are now looking for ways to provide more bandwidth to accommodate a surge in users. The project is using the power generated from solar-powered trash compactors, addeding Wi-Fi APs for public Internet access. It started last year […]

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September 11, 2017    Comment off

Trash is getting a high-tech upgrade

Trash is getting a high-tech upgrade, and for good reason. The amount of garbage in cities is growing at an enormous rate, along with garbage collection rates for cities. In fact, the World Bank predicts that by 2025, global garbage collection expenses will skyrocket by 83 percent, from $205 billion a year in 2010 to $375 billion by 2025. […]

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February 20, 2017    Comment off

Govt stresses on waste management to achieve smart cities

Terming lack of proper urban planning as a “major” failure for the country, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said the government will finalise comprehensive waste management rules next month to deal with the pressing problem. Addressing a Global Partnership Summit on Smart Cities here, the Ministers rued that cities “have been converted into slums” in […]

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February 20, 2017    Comment off

Smart cities take waste deeper

Do you want to build a cleaner, safer and smarter city? The introduction of automated waste management dramatically increases traffic safety while reducing littering and environmental emissions in your neighbourhood. Dramatic reduction in traffic Our automated waste collection system reduces traffic from waste collection trucks by up to 90%. Significant drop in intersections crossed Intersections […]

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February 20, 2017    Comment off

Smart city to have hi-tech solid waste management

AGRA: Poor waste management, which has been a major problem in the city, will be dealt with under the smart city development project as Agra Municipal Corporation (AMC) plans to use high-tech projects to upgradation of solid waste management system and put a check on irregularities in the garbage collection, transportation and disposal of waste […]

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February 20, 2017    Comment off

Smart Waste Collection System Based on Location Intelligence

Cities around the world are on the run to become smarter. Some of these have seen an opportunity on deploying dedicated municipal access networks to support all types of city management and maintenance services requiring a data connection. This paper practically demonstrates how Internet of Things (IoT) integration with data access networks, Geographic Information Systems […]

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February 20, 2017    Comment off

How a smart waste management solution eliminates wasted effort

Our efforts to separate pure trash from recyclables, and different types of recyclables from each other, are cutting down on the amount of waste in landfills. But they’re also resulting in waste. Each bin requires a different truck, and trucks are typically sent to empty the bins on a set schedule that doesn’t usually account […]

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February 20, 2017    Comment off

Smart city to have hi-tech solid waste management

AGRA: Poor waste management, which has been a major problem in the city, will be dealt with under the smart citydevelopment project as Agra Municipal Corporation (AMC) plans to use high-tech projects to upgradation of solid waste management system and put a check on irregularities in the garbage collection, transportation and disposal of waste in the city. Also, […]

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