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Hackbridge smart bin trial

Location

Hackbridge

Duration 

6-month trial from November 2020

Bins to be removed

X8 cylindrical metal bins and x1 green ‘topsy’ bin
(see map below)

Bins to be installed

X9 covered black bins fitted with fill-level sensors
Smarter bins for hackbridge

Objectives of the trial:

In addition to the general benefits of introducing smart bins across the borough, we are looking for this trial in Hackbridge to:

  • Enable us to learn more about how bins in the Hackbridge area are being used.

  • Target resources to where they are needed most.

  • Reduce street clutter and improve the street scene in Hackbridge.

  • Ensure litter bins do not overflow, improving street cleanliness.

  • Reduce vehicle movements in the area, cutting pollution and lowering our carbon emissions. 

Suttons Smarter Bins

Monitoring and review:

We will be closely monitoring how the new bins are working during the trial period. Updates with key performance measures will be published on the Council’s website.

 

Return to Suttons Smarter bin page
 

Resident Survey:

 https://sutton.citizenspace.com/chief-executives-group/smarter-bins-for-hackbridge/