Can two million bin collections go digital? Why shouldn’t they, says Susan Upton, Chief Officer of Waste Management in the second largest metropolitan local authority in England

At the launch of Leeds Bins with Cllr Lucinda Yeadon, Dylan Roberts and Susan Upton

What if technology could support positive behaviour change and help us discover new efficiencies?

Here’s how we worked with data about two million collections a month to tell a story about waste

Leeds Bins uses data to encourage users take a number of simple actions to increase recycling

The solution needed to complement these offers and meet the public’s increasing expectations to access services quickly, at convenient times and in ways which suit them.

Leeds Bins is a step in the right direction

Leeds Bins user-rating and reviews on Google Play

Early feedback is that it is modern, reliable and with the push reminders answers the perpetual question, “Which bin is it this week and what day is it being collected?”

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