Honestly, nobody expected that trash cans could raise customer satisfaction. Thanks to these smart solar trash cans, our customers can now focus on shopping and enjoy the pleasant department store atmosphere. We wanted to present the least amount of interference to our customers during the day. As a result of installing over 20 CleanCUBEs, we did not have to pick up garbage during the day at all. That was exactly what we were looking for.
CleanCUBE is a solar-powered trash compactor which can hold up to 8 times more waste compared to non-compacting bins, reducing collection frequency by up to 80%. It is compatible with standard 120L and 240L wheelie bins for easy and safe trash removal, and it also communicates information it collects in real time through wireless transmission to CleanCityNetworks, our cloud-based monitoring and data analytics platform. CleanCUBE can be equipped with various optional features such as LED backlight, LCD panel, graphic wraps, and WiFi router.
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Frequently asked questions
What are the benefits of using CleanCUBE?
The most important benefit that we provide is transparency and increased operational effectiveness in the waste collection chain, reducing costs and labor associated with such services.
- Reduction of operational costs by up to 80%
- Reduced frequency of waste collections
- Pays for itself throughout its lifetime (revenue generating advertisement features)
- Cleaner & more hygienic public spaces
How does it communicate?
A telecommunication module (WCDMA/GSM) allows signals to be sent and received from the CleanCUBE. All of the data is collected and organized so that end users can easily make decisions about their current operations. We have a global telecommunication partnership in place that allows our units to have access around the world.
What are the ideal places to install CleanCUBEs?
CleanCUBE is great for locations with high-foot traffic and risk of trash overflow. Such places include downtown areas, shopping malls, tourist attractions, sporting events, etc.
What about indoor locations?
In addition to the stand-alone solar-powered model, we also provide a hybrid plug-in version. Because it is plugged-in, there are no limitations to the advertisement and/or WiFi features. Installation sites include airports, shopping malls, transit stations, etc.
How long does it take to fully charge a CleanCUBE?
On average, 2-3 days of 4 hours of sunlight can fully charge the unit.
What happens if it's cloudy for several days?
Not to worry, there is an internal battery that stores the energy. Fully charged, the CleanCUBE can function up to 4 weeks.
What are the different sizes that CleanCUBE comes in?
CleanCUBE comes in 3 different sizes:
- 100L – 50cm (W) x 61cm (L) x 116cm (H), 140 kg / 309 lbs
- 120L – 61cm (W) x 78cm (L) x 145cm (H), 198 kg / 437 lbs (MGB / Wheelie Bin Compatible)
- 240L – 72cm (W) x 86cm (L) x 157cm (H), 208 kg / 459 lbs (MGB / Wheelie Bin Compatible)
What is the lifespan of CleanCUBE and replacement parts?
In general, CleanCUBE’s lifespan ranges from about 7-8 years, whereas the battery lasts usually around 3-4 years. The lifespans can vary depending on the usage and periodic maintenance check-ups.
Are there any risks to vandalism, theft and damage in general?
We offer a mounting kit that can be utilized to secure the CleanCUBE to the ground. It also comes installed with GPS so that users can monitor its location. For the parts that are susceptible to corrosion or breakdown, we use anti-theft screws and temper proof materials, such as stainless steel and polycarbonate covers.
What items need to be services and how often?
We recommend that the battery is replaced every 3-4 years. Also, it’s best to keep the solar panel clean by occasionally wiping the polycarbonate cover for maximum efficiency. The solar panel should be replaced every 15 years. Annual maintenance may include lubricating the gears and shafts.
How much trash does a CleanCUBE hold after compaction?
CleanCUBE is compatible with standardized 120L & 240L MGB/Wheelie Bins and can generally hold as much as 720 – 960 Litres (190 – 250 Gallons). The weight of the can vary depending on the composition, but from our own experience, it can vary between 20 – 25 kgs (44 – 55 lbs). It is for this reason that our proprietary design allows for MGBs that allows for safe removal of trash.
Where have the CleanCUBEs been successfully installed?
What technical support do you provide during and after the warranty period?
When our clients first purchase our products, we provide both extensive training and manuals for maintenance and operation. During the warranty period, we provide free-of-charge technical support as issues arise. But even after the warranty period, we try to provide the same level of support based on our customer service focused philosophy.