Eliminating the Waste in Waste Collection TM

BigBellySolar Intelligent Waste Collection System

The BigBellySolar intelligent waste collection system dramatically lowers the operating costs, fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions associated with the waste collection process - by up to 80%.

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Information about BigBelly Solar, Inc.

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Founded in 2003 Designed, engineered and manufactured in the US First BigBelly® shipped in 2004 Currently shipping 3rd generation, over 9,000 BigBelly units shipped Installations in 48 States & 30 Countries Worldwide with impressive list of more than 750 customers Network of 50+ distributors, resellers, and service partners worldwide Strategic partnership with Waste Management (WM) , financial and product development

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Some of BigBelly Customers
Europe ‡ Dublin ‡ Trinity College, Dublin ‡ Bournemouth ‡ Cambridge ‡ Salzburg ‡ Salzburg Airport ‡ Innsbruck ‡ Klagenfurt ‡ St Anton ‡ Basel ‡ Luzern ‡ Winthertur ‡ Frankfurt ‡ Chiemsee ‡ Strasbourg ‡ St Germain en Laye ‡ St Mandé ‡ Parc de thoiry
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North America ‡ Philadelphia ‡ Baltimore ‡ Boston ‡ Boston University ‡ Bronx Zoo ‡ Cambridge ‡ Chicago ‡ Cincinnati Parks ‡ Ma. Dept of Conservation and Recreation ‡ Central Intelligence Agency ‡ Los Angeles ‡ Indianapolis Parks Lockheed Martin ‡ San Jose Airport ‡ Pasadena ‡ Vancouver ‡ West Point ‡ Ma. Bay Transit Authority
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Innovation in municipalities is required to balance budgets and meet citizen demands

Balancing city budgets in tough economic times «

« while maintaining basic services «

« and addressing the demand for other services

Complex problems need creative solutions
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Why recycling and sustainability directors see BigBelly as a key tool in their green toolbox

‡ Higher recycling performance ‡ Supports multiple recycling streams ‡ Actively engages community ‡ Highly visible use of solar ‡ Reduces collection vehicle traffic, fuel use and emissions on campus

Today we are proud to announce the largest deployment of solar powered litter baskets anywhere in America. This technology will save taxpayers money, introduce sidewalk recycling and keep our streets clean. This is one more important step towards achieving our sustainability goals.´- Mayor Nutter, City of Philadelphia ³It is not only an operational savings, but it¶s also an environmental savings from less fuel.´Chad Townsend, Banff Environmental Services Coordinator
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Improve services while reducing costs

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Solar-powered, automatic compaction virtually anywhere ‡ No direct sunlight required Reduces collection frequency by 80% ‡ Helps to dramatically decrease vehicle, maintenance, and labor expenses Alleviates many current issues ‡ Eliminates pest and animal infestations ‡ Eradicates unsightly overflows ‡ Controls litter Compatible with existing operations Proven results in the field Ability to offer enclosed public space recycling

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Reduce costs and realize environmental benefits

‡ Reduces greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution ‡ Eliminates overflowing trash receptacles and discourages illegal dumping ‡ Controls pests and rodents ‡ Reduces worker/community exposure to diesel exhaust

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Recycling is an increasingly important part of the equation
‡ High citizen demand ± a visible commitment to a greener city ‡ Recycling reduces overall weight of trash to be land filled ± reducing tipping fees and saving money for the city ‡ Recycling produces commodity revenues ‡ May further reduce city deployment costs or even turn into revenue stream

Citizens have applauded government use of BigBelly recycling kiosks
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Eliminating the Waste in Waste Collection TM

BigBelly® Solar Cordless Compaction System

The Philadelphia example

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Philadelphia showcases the major benefits of a citywide deployment Before
Trash cans Shifts per week Pickups/can/week Dedicated staff 700 3 17 33

After, with BigBelly Solar
500 BigBelly's kiosk with CLEAN 1 (including overtime elimination) 5 9 (No job lost. Relocation of Labor)

Philadelphia has expanded beyond the initial 500 wireless-enabled units to reach a current deployment of 900 units
³The solar compactors have been an instant hit and a win-win for everybody. The Mayor is thrilled and we have seen a noticeable difference in so many areas including litter reduction, and increased recycling in the use of the bins.´ Carlton Williams Deputy Commissioner, Streets and Sanitation, City of Philadelphia
Mayor Nutter
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We can bring the same benefits to you through a system wide approach
Cumulative Ten-Year Cash Savings
(after lease costs ± initial 500 units, Philadelphia)
$13M $11M $9+M $8M $6+M $5M $4M $2.6M $900K $1.7M $60K $120K $192K

Monthly Collection Cost Savings
($000 ± initial 500 units)

$900,000 Year 1 cash savings; $13M over 10 years

70% cost reduction

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BigBelly¶s PR value in Philadelphia

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The BigBelly deployment in Philadelphia yielded over 100 million impressions:

ï 94 million viewed nationwide AP story online ï 6 million watched GMA ï 350,000 saw NBC-TV local news story ï Additional impressions from printed papers, blogs, and other sources

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Eliminating the Waste in Waste Collection TM

BigBelly® Solar Cordless Compaction System

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