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Smart Bins and Refuse Collection: Technologies, Business Models, and Opportunity Assessment

In this application report ABI Research sheds light on the emerging market of Smart Bins and Refuse Collection, with particular focus on the solutions that allow real-time remote monitoring of the bins and the optimization of the collection routes.

The first chapter introduces the different technology options that are making waste collection smarter, highlighting their pros and cons, and analyzes the benefits that the adoption of such solutions would have on the involved stakeholders.

In the second chapter, the report presents an assessment of the current market and its possible future development, identifying the main drivers and trends and providing a forecast of the market in terms of deployed hardware and connectivity options.

The third and last chapter gives an overview of the current vendor landscape, giving a brief description of the most notable players of the market and their solutions.

Table of Contents

  • 1. REFUSE COLLECTION IS GETTING SMARTER
    • 1.1. Smart Solutions for Refuse Collection: Smart Bins
    • 1.2. Smart Bin to Remote Server Communication: Connectivity Architectures
    • 1.3. The Benefits of the Solution
    • 1.4. The Value Chain
  • 2. MARKET ASSESSMENT AND FORECASTS
    • 2.1. Key Drivers
    • 2.2. Threats
    • 2.3. Forecast Methodology
    • 2.4. Number of Deployed Smart Bins by Region
    • 2.5. Number of Connections by Type: Cellular, LP WWAN, Satellite, Fixed-line
    • 2.6. Number of Deployed Gateways and Sensors
  • 3. VENDOR LANDSCAPE
    • 3.1. BigBelly Solar
    • 3.2. SmartBin
    • 3.3. Enevo
    • 3.4. Paradox Engineering
    • 3.5. FarSite Communications.
    • 3.6. Other Mentionable Vendors

Tables

  1. Number of Deployed Smart Bins by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2020
  2. Number of Connections by Type, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2020
  3. Number of Deployed Gateways and Fill-level Sensors, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2020

Charts

  1. Number of Deployed Smart Bins by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2020
  2. Number of Connections by Type, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2020

Figures

  1. The Two Different Connectivity Architectures for the Remote Monitoring of Smart Bins: Direct Backhaul Connection from, Smart Bins to a Remote Server and Backhaul Connection Provided by a Gateway
  2. Smart Bin and Refuse Collection Value Chain

Companies Mentioned