A list of one million bin day look-ups from the Leeds Bins app, from 2015-07-22 to 2019-30-10. Includes the date, output area, and ward of the property searched.

During early testing there are some duplicate lookups. Internal testing ends upon app launch.

Example uses of this data are at http://imactivate.com/leedsbins/

Significant dates,

2016-07-05 = app official launch day (though it was available on stores before then).

Winter 2016 = Leeds City Council promotion in the run up to Christmas.

2017-03-16 = launch of app on Windows.

Creative Commons Attribution
Last Update
4 years ago  
Geographic Coverage
  • Leeds - city wide
Service Area
Household waste collection
Transport and infrastructure
3 files
LeedsBinsOctober2017_Report_With_Embedded_Data.pdf (4.09 MB)

This PDF file contains visualisations and a report based on Leeds Bins app usage and downloads. The raw data is contained in the PDF and can be extracted in Adobe Reader, Mozilla Firefox, and many other PDF Readers.

This is a trial based on work at tomforth.co.uk/pdfattacher with Adobe.

leedsBins_useData (3.37 MB)Jul 2015 — Apr 2017

Individual lookups from the Leeds Bins app.

Date, Output Area, Ward.