The City of Dallas Sanitation Services is launching a new mobile app for residents to find their collection schedules and sign up for reminders. The app is free to download on all Apple and Android mobile devices. Once residents download and sign up for the app, they can receive a personalized collection calendar and receive automatic reminders via email, tweet, voice mail and/or text.
The app can be downloaded by searching Dallas Sanitation Services or go to www.DallasBulkandBrush.com. The app also has information on how to properly reuse, recycle, compost or dispose of various materials.
Once residents have the app or are signed up online, they will receive weekly reminders and will also be notified of schedule changes due to weather, holidays and upcoming events. Additionally notifications can be sent with information on seasonal campaigns such as electronics recycling, batteries, oil, paint, and antifreeze collection, Christmas tree recycling and more.
“City of Dallas residents recycle over 55,000 tons of material a year. It’s now even easier to learn about solid waste management in our community with our new online tools and mobile app,” Manager of Zero Waste in Sanitation Services Murray Myers said. “If you’re always on the go, this is a great way to stay up to date on your garbage, recycling and bulk collection schedule.”
While Sanitation Services will continue to produce and distribute printed waste collection calendars to residents, they hope this added online service will help to reduce call volumes, while improving customer service and response times.