5 Ways Smart Tech Makes Cities More Livable
As advancements in technology join the marketplace, cities are on the cusp of transformation and are set to drastically improve the quality of life for citizens. From smarter approaches to traffic, health services, transportation and waste management, cities are more responsive than ever and it has significant benefits for urban residents.
Fleet & Asset Management for Operational Excellence
One of the biggest challenges for waste management planners is keeping track of their assets. It often involves the time-consuming process of coordinating large quantities of bins, containers and vehicle. This is usually done manually or using outdated spreadsheets, leading to suboptimal use of your fleet and unsatisfied customers.
The Value of a Data-driven Approach to Waste Management
The advent of big data analytics and smart technology has impacted many industrial and scientific realms that benefit the environment, economy, and day-to-day operations. Whether you’re a city planner, business owner or facility manager, the benefits associated with using data to handle your waste streams are exponential.
6 Steps for a Successful Switch to Smart Waste Management
Making the transition from their existing system to a digital one can feel overwhelming and it can be difficult to know where to start. Here are 6 steps to consider when embarking on a new waste project that will make the switch feel more manageable.
How to Properly Handle Hazardous Waste
Hazardous waste is a danger to public and environmental health if not disposed of correctly. Around 60kg of hazardous waste is generated each year by every single person in the world. Handling this waste is a careful and important process to get right in order to minimise potential damage to people and the planet.
Optical vs. Ultrasonic Sensors For Waste Management: The Winner is...
Sensors have become one of the most important applications for smart cities in improving productivity and efficiency. Sensing technology and integrated networks are at the heart of smart infrastructure. In recent years, ultrasonic technology has been widely used in smart waste management systems. However, optical technology can provide far higher performance at an even lower cost.
Team Spotlight: Data Scientist Genis Moreno
At WasteHero, we think our employees are pretty impressive and deserve to be celebrated. The Spotlight series aims to do just that and highlight our talented team members as well as learn a little more about their role. In this month’s team spotlight, we’re featuring Genis Moreno, data scientist. We spoke with Genis about his experience and time at WasteHero so far.
Key Challenges Faced by Fleet Managers
Trucks, bins, drivers, customers, back-office operations... as a fleet manager, there's quite a lot to consider when it comes to daily operations. Waste and recycling fleet management is the process of making sure these all coordinate together in a way that is efficient and effective. This endeavour can be troublesome, here are some key problems that fleet managers must tackle.
How to Live Zero Waste
Each year the amount of waste generated globally is rapidly increasing. In the US alone, the average citizen produces 2,072 pounds of trash per year total. However, there are some who choose to try and make a difference by living a life of zero waste. This ethical and economical way of living helps to reduce the production and consumption of materials.
5 Uplifting Sustainability Stories to Celebrate
With 2020 came countless news stories focusing on the grim state of the world. However, there were also some positive, under-reported news stories surrounding the environment and sustainability that should be celebrated.
4 Smart Cities to Watch in 2021: Investing in Innovation
Undeniably, the Covid-19 pandemic and civil unrest took centre stage throughout the majority of 2020, halting industries and plunging the economy into a worldwide recession. However, one area of development that didn’t come to rest was smart cities. The pandemic has acted as a driving force to change the way planners approach city formation going forward into the new year.
The Role of IoT in Tackling Restaurant Food Waste
Restaurant and hotel owners are becoming increasingly concerned with the amount of food wasted each year. Many are taking significant steps towards reducing waste and optimising their systems to deal with the capacity.
Denmark’s New Waste Sorting Strategy: A Step Toward A Circular Economy
The introduction of Denmark’s new climate and waste sorting plan drives the sector toward a more sustainable and circular future. However, this revolutionary strategy requires a highly efficient and optimised waste management system.
5 Ways To Minimize Your Waste During the Holiday Season
While the holiday season brightens up the end of our year and is a time for celebration, there is a dark side to all the festivities.
The Fight Against Corruption in Waste Management
Money laundering, tax evasion and environmental crime are prevalent within the industry and can have detrimental consequences for municipal resources, the environment and citizen health and well-being.
The Future is Smart: Smart Cities for Sustainable Development
An increase of pressure on infrastructure means urban planners are beginning to rethink their operations. Cities are becoming smarter and aim to harness technologies that advance efficiency, economic growth, sustainability and public safety.
5 Tech Innovations Changing the Game in Waste Management
What does the future of waste management look like? Many argue that an IoT revolution is coming, one that will reshape the majority of business models and operations.
Turning Trash to Cash - How to Make the Most of Recycling Initiatives
Businesses and municipalities are on the lookout for innovative ways to set up profitable recycling programs.
How can residential companies improve their waste management for the environment & residents?
The residential sector faces significant challenges concerning shaping their practices toward a more green and sustainable profile. A key area of concern is that of waste management.
Unmasking the Public & Environmental Impact of PPE Waste
The outbreak within (and gradual reopening of) cities has meant that for many of us, face masks and plastic gloves have become a part of everyday life.
WasteHero Has Received the Solar Impulse ‘Efficient Solution’ Label
WasteHero is proud to be among the 1000 solutions chosen that focus on environmentally-friendly services that also improve financial liability.
Static vs. Dynamic Routing in Waste Management: Why You Should Make the Switch
As cities across the world are looking for ways to secure sustainable growth, dynamic routing has introduced a new generation of residential and commercial waste collection.
Revolutionised Waste Management is Key to a Circular Economy
The shift from a linear to a circular economy is gaining momentum internationally and poses a considerable challenge for municipalities.
How Can Cities Implement the UN's Sustainability Goals?
WasteHero takes a look at our home city, Aarhus, and Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, to give you an idea about how Danish cities include the UN's Sustainability Goals in their development.
How Can Organizations Reduce Waste Management Costs?
Learn how to improve operation cost and reduce CO2 emissions with a data-driven system
How Waste Management Came to the Forefront During COVID-19
How COVID have changed the landscape of Waste Management
Official partner with Scanmatic AS
WasteHero will be collaborating with both Scanmatic AS in Norway and Scanmatic InSitu AB in Sweden. Together we will shape the WasteHeroes of tomorrow.
WasteHero is happy to announce our newest partner
WasteHero announcing partnership with the Swiss company, clever ways Itd.
Innovations and trends in waste management
Understand how the digital age is moving the waste management to new highs.
Which IoT network should smart cities and businesses use?
Get a deeper understanding of IoT networks for your smart solution
A more sustainable future with Smart Waste Management
Interested in a sustainable waste stream. Understand the current problems with complex waste.
The benefits of dynamic-pickups in waste management
Understand the direct and indirect benefits of a WasteHero solution
5 most asked questions about smart bin sensors
Wondering how a WasteHero fill-level device works? Learn all about the hardward and read the most asked questions here.
Dealing with urbanization through smart solutions
Realize how Smart Waste Management can tackle the rising urbanization.
5 most asked questions regarding waste monitoring platform
Interested in waste analytics. Read the most common questions about our software
WasteHero is shaping Smart Cities of tomorrow
WasteHero is proud to be part of Smart City Cluster Denmark, where we aim to promote sustainability and shape the smart cities of tomorrow in Denmark.
Data is a new oil. Why data is a valuable resource?
Understand how data can improve your waste management
Remove risk with Shared Savings
The handling of waste in our modern society has barely developed over the past 100 years, even though the amount of waste in the world is rapidly increasing due to increased consumption with more than 2,12 billion tons of waste globally each year
A smarter Herning with WasteHero
Herning Municipality wanted an optimization of their waste management, which could minimize costs, reduce CO<sub>2</sub> emissions and in general facilitate a greener and more sustainable city. This led to a collaboration with WasteHero in 2018.
From Ioteelab to WasteHero
The story starts with two students, Hussam Mansour and Szabolcs Nagy. Both discovered a common passion for IoT and sustainability. They decided to start their own business with a focus on a more sustainable future using IoT.
Visit by the Prime Minister of Denmark
The Government wants more digitalization in Denmark, and therefore launches strategies for Denmark's digital growth. The strategy will bring Denmark to the forefront of digital development and create growth and prosperity for the benefit of everyone in society. WasteHero sees Denmark as the frontrunner for digitization and presents a smart solution for optimizing waste management for municipalities using IoT technology in order to digitize cities.