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Canada's utility pole infrastructure to be upgraded to smart city green poles
22 Oct 2020
As part of the urban infrastructure agreement between Nokia and Greener Acres Canada, smart city green poles will be produced from nearly 50,000 tons of e-waste collected annually in Ontario.
City of Manchester home to "the greenest people" in Britain
14 Sep 2020
The research, carried out by Honda, was based on a range of factors including household recycling, domestic CO2 emissions and household eco measures, combined with survey responses.
Former Philadelphia mayor joins the board of Rubicon
21 Aug 2020
Michael Nutter is expanding his role with the smart waste and recycling company after partnering with RubiconSmartCity in his capacity as an advisory board member for two years.
Smart waste solutions available on global marketplace
21 Jul 2020
Rubicon, whose solutions are used by more than 50 cities in the US, has made its smart city technology products available on the Geotab Marketplace.
San Diego seeks to plug digital divide with end-of-life city computers
16 Jul 2020
It is proposing a partnership with San Diego Futures Foundation which would provide thousands of computers to families in need and reduce the future costs of recycling the technology.
The future of smart city tech: Helping governments be proactive, not reactive
07 Feb 2020
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
13 Jan 2020
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
09 Jan 2020
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
10 Dec 2019
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
19 Nov 2019
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
30 Sep 2019
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
28 Jun 2019
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
03 May 2019
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
02 Apr 2019
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
05 Mar 2019
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
Fort Collins pilots smart street sweepers
27 Feb 2019
The US city, a member of the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance, will test the technology from Rubicon Global to help ensure roads are properly maintained
Netherlands to power vehicles with water-based fuel
22 Feb 2019
Electriq~Global has teamed with Dutch start-up Eleqtec to use the innovative technology to launch recycling plants and introduce a range of e-mobility solutions
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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