Thursday, August 23, 2012

CleanTech Veteran Joins BigBelly Solar Board of Directors

BigBelly Solar today announced that New England Clean Energy Council co-founder Mitch Tyson is joining its Board of Directors to bring his leadership and experience to the company's efforts to expand its solutions for bringing efficiency to the waste and recycling collection industry.

"Mitch is a recognized leader in this space and has a wealth of knowledge and ideas to help our company continue to grow and iterate," said Jim Poss, President & Founder of BigBelly Solar. "Having such a luminary join our Board of Directors reinforces our position as a thought leader and innovator that continues to revolutionize the world of waste and recycling."

Tyson also serves on the Board of Directors of Photronics, Inc., and 7AC, and is on the advisory board of GreenerU. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the International Business School at Brandeis University and is a member of the Clean Energy Venture Group.

"BigBelly Solar is using technology and renewable energy to solve important problems for municipalities, colleges and private companies," said Tyson, who has led other companies through fund raising activity, public offerings and acquisitions. "I look forward to helping them expand their client base and suite of solutions while advancing the environmental and sustainability goals of their customers."

About BigBelly Solar

Recognized as a C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group best practice, BigBelly Solar is a leading global provider of innovative and sustainable solutions for the management of waste & recycling, with more than 1,000 customers in virtually every U.S. state and 30 countries. The BigBelly Solar intelligent waste & recycling collection system combines a powerful management console, software-enabled network command center, and family of mix and match waste & recycling stations into a toolkit that enables municipalities, colleges & universities, government facilities and other institutional customers to reduce the operating costs associated with collection by 80 percent. For more information, visit


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