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December 1, 2021 IN News

Top 5 Benefits of Smart Waste Sensors in Clothing Banks

We’re buying more clothes than ever before. According to the BBC, the average consumer buys 60% more clothing now than they did 15 years ago. With the rise of fast and affordable fashion, more and more of us are treating ourselves to new outfits. But all of this clothing costs more than the price tag….

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November 10, 2021 IN News

How to Fight Food Waste

More than one-third of the world’s food never makes it to our plates. It ends up in the bin – past its sell-by date or tossed as an excessive purchase. According to National Geographic, food waste is worth almost a staggering USD 1 trillion. But it isn’t just the financial implications that are alarming. The…

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October 28, 2021 IN News

The Road to Digital Waste Insights: A Brief History of Waste Management

We have always generated waste. But with explosive population growth along with an incessant hunger for the latest consumer product, we are seeing an exponential increase in the amount of waste that we generate today. Modern day technology offers a wide range of solutions to address our growing garbage problem, including IoT solutions like smart…

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October 20, 2021 IN News

Nordsense and Global Industrial: A Partnership to Revolutionize Trash Cans

Nordsense and Global Industrial have joined forces to increase the efficiency of waste collection in the USA with a brand-new line of smart trash cans. Today, Global Industrial is launching Trash TalkTM, their new line of waste receptacles, powered by Nordsense smart waste sensor technology. The vast majority of waste collections happen at the wrong…

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September 14, 2021 IN News

The University of Idaho: On Track to Save USD 100,000 Every Year with the Nordsense Smart Waste Solution

The University of Idaho is providing more cost-efficient waste services while cementing sustainability at the very top of their strategic agenda thanks to a smart waste management collaboration with Nordsense. Nestled in the rolling Palouse hills in the northwestern United States, the University of Idaho is home to over 10,000 students and over 2,000 employees….

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August 13, 2021 IN News

Driving Effective Zero Waste Programs with Smart Sensors

Zero waste is about embracing a circular economy mindset and setting new goals for how we live in the world. The zero-waste concept takes the “reduce, reuse, recycle” mantra to a whole new level. In a zero-waste city, trash would never go to landfill or incinerators. Instead, trash would be reabsorbed into the system as…

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August 10, 2021 IN News

How to Use Data to Deal with Seasonal Waste

Summer is well and truly underway in the northern part of the world. This means that many of us are taking advantage of the warm weather along with the easing of social distancing restrictions. While some are lucky enough to be jetting off on summer vacation, simply spending more time outdoors and meeting up in…

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August 6, 2021 IN News

How Smart Sensors Can Help You Reduce Your Carbon Emissions

Smart sensors are powerful optimization tools for assessing and improving your carbon emissions. Based on IoT technology, smart sensors provide in-depth data insights on waste management, such as the fill levels of bins, the fuel consumption and driving distance of your garbage trucks, and the efficiency of collection routes – all in real time. Almost…

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July 21, 2021 IN News

What Makes a Smart City?

More and more people are flocking to urban areas. And it seems like every city is looking to smart solutions to solve the environmental, social, and infrastructural challenges of today. IoT (Internet of Things) plays a huge role in the smart cityscape, transforming our urban zones into intelligent, connected networks and interactive hubs. Data insights…

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June 23, 2021 IN News

How Smart Sensors Can Help You Increase Your Recycling Rates

We’ve come a long way on the journey towards a more environmentally sustainable world. But we still have far to go. Especially when it comes to recycling. Across the globe, we have some ambitious recycling targets ahead of us that we need to hit by 2030. The goal in the USA is to increase the…

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