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The future of smart city tech: Helping governments be proactive, not reactive

The future of smart city tech: Helping governments be proactive, not reactive

Applying smart technology to waste and recycling fleets provides a win for citizens, governments and the environment, and helps build equitable communities, says Rubicon’s Michael Allegretti.

New York Circular City programme to focus on advancing sustainability

New York Circular City programme to focus on advancing sustainability

The programme aims to show what can happen when the private and public sector team up with civic groups and academic experts to tackle the biggest challenges facing the city.

“Small things add up”: The Japanese town leading the zero-waste charge

“Small things add up”: The Japanese town leading the zero-waste charge

Kamikatsu had a goal of zero waste by 2020. It didn’t quite get there but striving for the ambitious target has delivered pioneering results.

Swiss waste company signs technology agreement

Swiss waste company signs technology agreement

Helvetia Environnement will use Rubicon’s platform of both in-vehicle and fleet management dashboard technology to uncover cost savings.

Santa Fe awards four-year smart waste contract

Santa Fe awards four-year smart waste contract

Waste reduction and recycling are key elements of the New Mexico city’s commitment to sustainability and carbon neutrality by 2040.

AI powers plastic deposit-refund scheme

AI powers plastic deposit-refund scheme

Two Latvian companies are using artificial intelligence to increase the efficiency of plastic waste and make a significant contribution to the implementation of upcoming EU single plastic directive.

City of Norfolk smartens up its approach to waste

City of Norfolk smartens up its approach to waste

The Virginian city will deploy the Rubicon smart city platform to improve residential waste services and bolster its commitment to sustainability.

Revolutionising rubbish: Council trials tech that could make bin collections a thing of the past

Revolutionising rubbish: Council trials tech that could make bin collections a thing of the past

A UK council is trialling new technology that could allow residents and businesses to drastically reduce the amount of waste they produce and save money at the same time.

City of Irving launches smart waste pilot

City of Irving launches smart waste pilot

The Texas city will use the Rubicon Smart City platform in a six-month programme to improve residential waste and recycling services for 240,000 residents.

Rubicon to help reshape Japan’s waste industry

Rubicon to help reshape Japan’s waste industry

Smart city waste and recycling company, Rubicon Global, will support the Odakyu Group to enable Japan’s waste and recycling industry to move towards the circular economy