Recycle For Maidstone
Recycle for Maidstone is the official Recycle App for residents of Maidstone Borough Council in Kent. It is a native app with internal caching meaning that the app will always present data even if there is no network signal present, currently Maidstone run a manual update process. Being native it means that the app is not only featured in the stores as an actual download but it has access to all hardware features regardless of internet connection, something not true of web based apps.
It was released in October 2012 and has been downloaded over 2000 times. It features a news story feed directly from the council to keep residents informed of up to the minute local news.
This app is available to purchase from iTunes, Google Play and the new Amazon Kindle store for FREE.
- Uses camera and GPS to report location and type of environmental issue straight to council.
- Latest News feed direct from server where council can alert their residents to issues in the local area immediately
- Search collection dates by street name or postcode
- Easily set a reminder for collection day
- View recycle points in local area and what types of recycling they do, enhanced map filtering and distance indicators
- Contact the Council directly (call & e-mail)
- Explore recyclable items, see what can be recycled and where in the local area
- Store your home location making it easy to find services relating to your area quickly
Great local app
"Useful info and the chance to get involved and improve your community. Well done MBC this is the future!"
"Great To See Maidstone Making Information Easy To Find, Looking Forward To Other Info Being Provided Via A Full Counc..."
"Brilliant - anything to help cut down the trawling through council webpages and phone books is great by me. Everythin..."
"Lots of tools and info here, good to see the council getting with the times, useful and easy to use"