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February 2, 2022 IN News
How Smart Sensors Are Improving the Efficiency of Clothing Banks
Clothing banks are an easy and convenient way to sustainably get rid of unwanted textiles. Based on the principles of a circular economy, clothing banks are all about reusing, recycling, and sharing resources. The US Environmental Protection Agency reports that Americans generate 17 million tons of textile waste a year. A shocking 11.3 million tons…
January 5, 2022 IN News
Tackling Waste Crime Against Clothing Banks
Waste crime is on the rise. Increasing numbers of individuals and organized criminals are targeting and stealing from clothing banks. According to the Environmental Services Association in the UK, all kinds of waste-related crime, including clothing bank theft, is costing the nation GBP 1 billion a year. Clothing banks are often run by charitable and…
December 10, 2021 IN News
Webinar: From Static to Dynamic Waste Collection – How 9 Municipalities Are Pioneering Data-Driven Waste Management
Past event. Join us for a live interview with Nordsense customer Local Government Economic Services (LGES) and discover how 9 municipalities are blazing the trail to dynamic waste collection. We’ll be discussing: The transition from static to data-driven waste services. How LGES has reduced collection services by 30%. Why data is empowering them to predict…
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….
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…
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…
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…
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….
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…
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…