Top 25 Smart City Deployments with Highest Diversion Ratios for 2017

We celebrate Earth Day Every Day by recognizing our customers who are making a difference in sustainability and environmental protection through their use of Bigbelly’s smart waste management solution. We are excited to announce the Top 25 Highest Recycling & Compost Diversion Ratios from Smart City Deployments. Congratulations to each and every one of these cities, towns, parks and transit systems, business improvement districts, other public spaces for their commitment to recycling and sustainability! 

We could not be more proud to be a part of these municipalities’ success in achieving goals related to public space recycling diversion to create a more sustainable community for today and tomorrow.



Top 25 Smart Cities & Communities with Highest Diversion Ratio 

  1. Burlington, Vermont … 63% of Waste was Diverted from the Landfill!!
  2. Santa Clarita & Santa Clarita Transit, California
  3. Albany, California
  4. Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
  5. Wyndham City, Victoria, Australia
  6. Bridgeport, Connecticut
  7. Prince Georges County, Maryland
  8. Hyattsville, Maryland
  9. Wheaton Urban District – Montgomery County, Maryland
  10. Passaic County, New Jersey
  11. Waverley Council, New South Wales, Australia
  12. Walnut Creek, California
  13. San Diego, California
  14. Miami Beach, Florida
  15. Atlanta, Georgia
  16. Chicago Park District, Illinois
  17. Los Angeles County Parks & Recreation, California
  18. West Chester, Pennslyvania
  19. Times Square Alliance, New York, New York
  20. Dayton, Ohio
  21. Hoboken, New Jersey
  22. Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  23. Kenora, Manitoba, Canada
  24. Somerville, Massachusetts
  25. Port of San Francisco, California


Bigbelly is proud to empower cities and campuses to deliver waste management services in a smarter, data-driven, sustainable manner. In 2017, our world leading system contained 127,150,455 gallons (481,316,830 liters) of waste, recycling, and compost.

Half of all connected Bigbelly deployments feature multiple waste streams – on a mission to highlight Earth Day Every Day by introducing public space recycling, increasing its availability in public areas, educating on proper disposal, decreasing contamination, and measuring its success. These systems cumulatively diverted 21,416,674 gallons (81,070,930 liters) of recycling and compost waste from entering landfills in 2017. 

We proudly promote our customers’ focus on beautifying public spaces, enhancing their spaces to accommodate a sustainable recycling program in public spaces, cleaning up their areas for the community to enjoy, and preserving and protecting natural resources with smarter decision making. Congratulations to all Bigbelly customers improving waste management with greater efficiency and effectiveness!


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