Bigbelly provides a public right-of-way platform to deliver smart waste management and host communications infrastructure.

CLEAN Management Console is the Cornerstone of the Bigbelly Smart Waste and Recycling System


Bigbelly transforms public space waste management with a cloud-connected system. Stations communicate real-time status to an actionable web-based software. Communities benefit from optimized & streamlined operations, beautified public spaces & reduced carbon footprint.

The Bigbelly System is Deployed Where the People Are


Stations are densely installed across public spaces to capture pedestrian waste & recycling exactly where the people are and keep communities clean. Cities can take advantage of shared space in the smart waste stations to deploy other technologies without adding clutter in dense urban areas.

Iconic, Street-tough Smart Stations Communicate Real-Time Status in the Bigbelly Smart Waste and Recycling System


Our core infrastructure has a proven form factor and provides a multi-purpose platform capable of hosting smart city technologies and wireless equipment in plain sight and out of the public eye. City-wide deployments enhance the urban experience without negative aesthetic impact.

Communities and solution providers share the challenge of how and where to deploy smart solutions and communications infrastructure in the public right-of-way without additional clutter or negative aesthetic impact.

Enter, Bigbelly

A platform deployed in the public right-of-way that delivers much more than smart waste & recycling. In addition to modernizing a core city service, it is optimal for hosting additional technologies. It is easy to access & can hide technology in plain sight.

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Smart Waste in Times Square

Solutions for Cities

Discover how cities transform a core city service and leverage a multi-purpose platform to beautify their public spaces.

Solutions for Cities
Smart Waste on College Campus

Solutions for Campuses

Learn how colleges & universities keep their campus clean, deploy sustainable solutions, and reallocate resources

Solutions for Campuses
Smart Waste in Cafe

Solutions for Retail & Venues

Explore how retailers & venues enhance the customer experience, showcase sustainability, and increase productivity.

Solutions for Retail & Venues

Market Leading
Smart Waste Platform
Deployed in 50+ Countries

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News & Highlights

``De Blasio Administration Announces $32 Million Neighborhood Rat Reduction Plan``

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio today announced a city-wide effort to reduce the rat population.  The DeBlasio administration vows to deploy a strategic array of proven solutions to reduce the rodent population living and feeding in NYC, including removing access to the rats’ food sources by deploying the Bigbelly system for total waste containment. |  Read coverage →

Enabling smart cities with smart wireless infrastructure

“In cities everywhere we’re deploying waste and recycle management stations though a partner called Bigbelly. As a result, this ends up being a location where we can extend that site to allow other equipment to be deployed right there at that location. Where there’s waste and recycling, there’s densities of people. That also means there’s densities of mobile devices. Within a cabinet like this, we have the ability to provide a fair amount of equipment space so we can load equipment in there and deliver multi-carrier small cell solutions all concealed right on the streetscape. |  Read coverage →

Mayor announces more free Wi-Fi for part of west Louisville neighborhood

[Bigbelly] trash and recycling units in Russell have been transformed into 4G Wi-Fi hot spots units, the first [Bigbelly] 4G hotspot units in the world. And, they are solar powered. “For Louisville to successfully transition to a high-tech and advanced manufacturing economy, everyone in every neighborhood must have access to the Internet,” said Fischer. “Today’s announcement is one step toward getting our entire city wired into the 21st Century economy.” |  Read coverage →

14 Ways to Improve Community Recycling Rates

There’s a lot to be said about improving municipal recycling efforts. It helps to keep public spaces clean, eradicate pest problems, and provide measurable environmental benefits by waste diversion from landfills. Towns can also reduce tipping costs and other expenses related to waste disposal and increase credits recycling incentive programs. Even towns and cities with small budgets can increase recycling rates. |  Read coverage →
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