Binposse is an SMS service which, when sent a Norwich street name and house number, responds with information about the next waste or recycling collection scheduled for that address. If the 'remind' keyword is included in the initial message it'll send a quick reminder the evening before the collection.
Behind the scenes it manipulates a web application on the city councils web site
Ideas for taking this project forward
It'd be very straightforward to finish this and deploy it.
Estimated costs for taking this project forward
Mostly dependant on marketing and the SMS pricing model used. It's probably only 2-3 days of dev time to make the service reasonably robust.
About the data used for this project
It'd be nice if there was an api to the data, rather than a wonky asp form.
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