Find all of our latest news and updates about smart waste management practices and IoT sensor technology right here.

Stay Up to Date

Don’t miss out on the latest news from Nordsense and updates on the waste industry. Subscribe below and be the first to know when new content goes live.

November 5, 2019 IN News

Top 100 Smart City Partners – The Newsweek Momentum Awards

We descended the trees and effortlessly organized into groups, due to the communal disposition of the human spirit. When the sun disappeared beyond the horizon, it was safer to live together. Agriculture and trade routes allowed settlements to flourish and prosper. Bound by social, practical, and economic desires, what set forth from our nascent cities…

Read More
October 29, 2019 IN News

Garbage Truck Routing Software: Optimize Your Waste Services

By: Travis Sales via Smart City Press Waste pickups can be an outsized concern for towns and cities. The cost to dispose of municipal solid waste (MSW) has been rising steadily for the last few years. In 2017, it costs an average of $50.30 per ton to dispose of MSW, and that cost is expected to reach…

Read More
October 23, 2019 IN News

San Francisco Deems Nordsense Intelligent Waste Bin Sensors a Success

Nordsense, a Denmark-based artificial intelligence-based waste management technology company, has partnered with the City of San Francisco to optimize waste collection across the city. Read the full case story here The results were an 80 percent drop in the number of overflowing bins, as well as a 64 percent decrease in illegal dumping and a…

Read More
August 7, 2019 IN News

Managing Summer Trash: How to Handle Tourism’s Effect on Waste

It’s fair to say major cities around the world want cleaner streets, but waste management gets more complicated during seasons such as summer that see spikes in tourism. For example, tourists cause an almost 40% spike in plastic entering the Mediterranean Sea each summer according to a 2018 report from WWF. The surge in marine…

Read More
June 3, 2019 IN News

Meet Nicolai Bentsen: Five Questions For Nordsense’s New VP of Development

We’re excited to welcome our new VP of Development, Nicolai Bentsen, who joins us from a previous position as VP of Data at Vivino. As one of the first employees at Vivino, Nicolai was instrumental in transforming that company into the world’s largest online wine marketplace by structuring vast datasets for use in a manageable,…

Read More
April 5, 2019 IN News

New Management Team Members

We are excited to announce the addition of 3 new members to the management team at Nordsense. This is an important part of our growth strategy and will be instrumental to executing our ambitious plans. After securing important contracts with San Francisco and Copenhagen; we see many cities excited to do similar projects. Implementing the Nordsense…

Read More
March 28, 2019 IN News

A drum roll for our impact on waste

Today, Norrsken foundation launched the Impact Week which will take place in September in Stockholm and at the same time announced their take on the best impact StartUps building a business to solve societal and environmental problems. The list includes some true rock stars within the StartUp space and we are honored to be included…

Read More
February 22, 2019 IN News

Trash Talk: With an Assist from Artificial Intelligence, Waste Management Catches Up With the 21st Century

When you think about trash bins or waste management, we´re guessing advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and Internet of Things (IoT) don’t come to mind. For the most part, waste collection is a decidedly low-tech undertaking, even in the world’s most dynamic urban centers. Garbage trucks crisscross cities and service trash bins…

Read More
January 31, 2019 IN News

Switzerland is getting even smarter

The market for smart waste technology is booming. Ambitious cities and private waste management companies are embracing the possibilities of the technology and redefining how waste operations are performed. We are so happy to be part of this journey, and even more happy to announce our partnership with ELEKTRON AG; a pioneer within smart city…

Read More
October 24, 2018 IN News

Nordsense @ Waste Conference in Israel

We are expanding our activities in Israel and took the opportunity to show-case the first results from our installation in over 400 containers in Netanya and Ramla. Around 350 waste professionals participated in the conference in Tel Aviv.  

Read More

Stop wasting time and start saving today