US based Waste Management (WM), provider of waste management services has launched the new SmartEnergy(SM) Compactor which can reduce electricity consumption by 70% compared to traditional compactors.

The compactor lowers operating costs resulting in a lower carbon footprint for customers.

The SmartEnergy compactor is equipped with WM’s Compactor Monitoring Service (CMS), which enables in remote monitoring eliminating costs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

WM monitors the compactors using proprietary hardware and software to maximize the efficiency and value of each collection.

The SmartEnergy Compactor’s chargebox fullness indicator is an energy saving feature, in addition solution also provides compaction performance and cycle times.

The compactor’s electronic controls are powered with solar energy provided by Big Belly Solar, while the compactor motor is traditionally powered.

The solution is equipped with constant AC-powered backup.