The municipal solid waste industry is a harsh environment that requires rugged RFID tags to track assets, as well as provide additional information to improve business processes. There are many opportunities for deploying RFID solutions in this market, including:
- Pickup Verification with time and GPS coordinates
- Identification of pickups against billing records
- Real-time accurate feedback from the field to optimize productivity
- Identifying service problems in real-time and improving customer satisfaction
- Real-time customer pick-ups, removals, or additions
- Delivering real time feedback to drivers to improve driving behavior
Xtreme RFID offers the most complete line of asset tracking products in the municipal solid waste industry. These include:
The Xtreme Tag Snap-In is a UHF RFID tag with IP68 protection that provides resistance to strong impacts, high pressure, outdoor use and a wide range of chemicals which are typical of industrial environments. The Xtreme Tag Snap-In offers an added mounting option since it can be rivet-attached or snapped into a container recess. Ideal for any plastic or RF-friendly surface, this high performance tag is geared for extreme outdoor conditions and can take just about anything you can dish out.
The Xtreme Tag Retro is a UHF RFID tag with IP68 protection that provides resistance to strong impacts, high pressure, outdoor use and a wide range of chemicals which are typical of industrial environments. Requiring minimal labor and no tools for installation, this rugged RFID tag is ideally suited for retrofitting an existing waste or recycling cart inventory already deployed in the field.
The Xtreme Tag Metal features IP68 protection and is engineered to withstand strong impacts, high pressure, outdoor use, and a wide range of chemicals which are typical of industrial environments. This rugged tag is well suited for tracking of metal waste dumpsters and roll off containers.
Read about the City of Grand Rapids, Michigan's cart-based, RFID-enabled Pay-As-You-Throw program utilizing our Xtreme Tag Snap-In - RFID Journal Live 2013's Green Award Winner!