Kaye’s ‘bin’ delighted with her prize win

Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Trevor Wilson was greeted by big smiles all round as he presented the Samsung tablet to Kays children James and Niamh McPeake.
Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Trevor Wilson was greeted by big smiles all round as he presented the Samsung tablet to Kays children James and Niamh McPeake.

Kay McPeake from Magherafelt was the lucky winner of the Samsung tablet up for grabs in the Mid Ulster District Council’s Bin-ovation competition!

Kay was the lucky winner selected from the hundreds of entrants to the competition which involved downloading the Council’s Bin-ovation app to be in with a chance of winning the prize.

Available free on smart phones and tablets, the Bin-ovation app helps you stay up to date with bin collection days and learn how to recycle more effectively.

It provides information on how to treat thousands of items of household waste, including detailed information of what to dispose and where as well as a handy bin collection day reminder service which residents can set up to suit their own collection schedule.

Using the latest App technology, residents can also get GPS directions to their nearest recycling centre, find opening times, including any changes, with all

information tailored to the Mid Ulster region.

There is no limit to the number of devices the app can be downloaded to.

Speaking about winning the fantastic prize Kay said, “I was delighted when I found out I was the lucky winner of the Council’s Bin-ovation competition.

“In a busy house like mine with children of primary school age, the tablet will certainly be utilised for fun and education.

“The Bin-ovation app is a fantastic tool which provides me with valuable information on recycling and my bin collection days.

“I’m definitely glad I downloaded it!

“I’d like to thank Mid Ulster District Council and the Bin-ovation app creators for running this competition and offering such a great prize.”

The Bin-Ovation App for Mid Ulster is free to download for all Apple and Android platforms from the App Store or Play Store.

For more information on the app visit www.midulstercouncil.org/binovation

What is the Bin-ovation app?

Need to know which bin to put your waste in? Not sure where your local recycling centre is?

You can also set reminders that tell you which bin goes out on which date, so you won’t need to look out and see what your neighbours are doing! The bin-ovation app provides a library of over 300 household items with photographs, instructions, and which bin/recycling centre to dispose of the item in

Bin reminders to your phone or tablet.