Cleaner, Greener with Bigbelly

George Mason University recently deployed solar compost, solar recycling and solar trash cans across the George Mason University campus. Learn more about the school’s initiative for an all together cleaner, greener campus.

February 15, 2024 / By Colleen Regan

George Mason University Facilities has installed 23 Bigbelly zero waste stations on the Fairfax and Mason Square campuses. These solar-powered stations support Mason’s recycling and composting goals through their user-friendly design, technology upgrades, and capacity-based alerts. 

Facilities staff program the Bigbelly solar waste station
The solar powered stations send real-time alerts to Facilities and housekeeping staff when the bins need to be emptied. Photo by Mason Facilities