“The RUBICONSmartCity platform helps cities of all sizes leverage data to make smarter decisions about waste, recycling, and city operations, leading to improvements in sustainability and quality of life that map to an overall mission to end waste,” said Michael Allegretti, Chief Public Strategy Officer, Rubicon Global.

“Using RUBICONSmartCity, the City of Spokane will be able to take the data that is pulled from the waste vehicles and determine the best routes for waste and recycling collections, improve response times and manage pick-up services – all designed to deliver an overall improvement in waste and recycling solutions for its residents.”

Rubicon was awarded the competitively sourced 3-year contract with the City of Spokane in September 2018, and the City has an option for two, one-year contract renewals.

“The City of Spokane is committed to delivering excellent solid waste collection and disposal services for our citizens at an affordable price,” said Scott Simmons, the City’s Division Director of Public Works and Utilities.

“We already are a leader in generating renewable energy through our municipally owned and operated Waste to Energy facility. Partnering with Rubicon Global and their smart city technology expands our value to our citizens. Using this new technology, we will be able to operate more efficiently, make business decisions using comprehensive data, enhance our sustainability efforts, and respond rapidly to customer needs.”

Tablets loaded with the Rubicon mobile app, as well as onboard plug-in devices, will be placed in the City of Spokane’s fleet of residential and commercial waste and recycling collection vehicles.

About Rubicon Global Rubicon Global is a technology company that provides waste, recycling, and smart city solutions to businesses and governments worldwide.