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The disruption of the waste management industry is accelerating

Over the last two decades, technology has slowly but constantly become more embedded in our lives. As this has happened, this has also led to the costs continuing to fall, while the range of potential uses has dramatically increased.
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Rotterdam shows the path to becoming a smart city and harnessing the Internet of Things

For much of the last year, I’ve written about how cities are changing, about how the shift to smart cities and the uptake of the Internet of Things will happen. I believe that Rotterdam in the Netherlands is a clear example of the evolution we’re seeing and also that more and more cities will follow their lead and probably surprisingly quickly. Rotterdam isn’t the only city to have done this but this new video about the work that they’ve been doing with Enevo, is to me, a perfect example for the smart city and Internet of Things journey many, many cities will take.
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The perfect storm for waste management?

Across the globe, presently we face a range of competing and conflicting challenges. Many of these could in some respects also be described as a series of “black swan” moments. The term “black swan” was coined by Nassem Taleb to describe events that come as a surprise and have a major impact but are also often rationalized after the fact to hindsight.
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Technology is re-inventing waste management & it’s a good thing

Enevo began 5 years ago on the premise that technological advances could have a transformational impact on how we manage waste. Today this is a reality!
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Fewer bin collections will not save you money

Recently I’ve spotted a story or two in the media suggesting that some UK Councils are considering (or even piloting) reducing the regularity in which they collect household waste.  
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Key contributors

Julie Bobola is Enevo's Marketing Coordinator, and has enjoyed growing with Enevo over the last couple of years. She has dipped her toes into multiple departments and is settled in as your waste and recycling blogger.
Bill Gladson is Enevo's Sales Director of North America. Bill has over 30 years experience from both a Waste Hauling and Waste consulting perspective.
Jason Knowles is Enevo's Vendor Relations Manager. Jason has a comprehensive history in the Waste industry in hauling and management capacities. He has a degree in Supply Chain Management.
Rob is sustainability professional and Chartered Waste Manager who has been working at the forefront of resource efficiency initiatives and innovations, assisting organisations to implement circular economy strategies.
Ashley Turberfield is Enevo's Product Marketing Manager. Ashley started his career in the food packaging industry before moving into the technology and IOT industry and is now applying this experience within Enevo.
Andy Crofts, is Enevo’s UK Managing Director and has over 20 years of Local Authority Experience in Waste and Street Cleansing. Clean Britain Gold Award and National Winner 2014.
Geoff Aardsma, is Enevo’s North American Senior Sales Director and has an extensive background in the Waste Management industry, a degree in Biochemistry and a MBA in Sustainable Management