The Internet of Things (IoT) has been quietly making waves in a number of key sectors for years but as digital transformation projects continue to gather pace the impact of IoT will be realised on an even wider scale. Gartner expects there will be 25 billion IoT devices by the end of 2021.
In both the developed and developing world, huge volumes of waste are created daily. When you throw away a coffee cup or dispose of your newspaper, you might not pay much thought to how and when that waste is collected. However, it must be collected and managed efficiently and this can be a challenge for municipalities and waste companies throughout the world.