We have created an Alexa Skill that can be used on Amazon devices that are enabled with Alexa.
The skill is called Ask Stratford District Council and is free of charge, but you do need an Alexa enabled device and an Amazon account to use it.
The skill covers the Recycling and Waste service, and you can ask questions such as:
At the moment, the Amazon smart speaker is the only system we are working with. The skill is currently not available under Google Home or Apple HomePod.
Residents of Stratford-on-Avon district can now use their Amazon Echo device to find out information about our recycling service. For example, when their recycling collections are due.
To use the skill, it needs to be enabled first. This can be done in a number of ways:
To use some of the skills functions, you will need to access the skill settings via the Alexa App.
Once the skill is enabled, you can use either the Alexa device or App to ask questions by saying:
*requires your address details to be in the Alexa App
Please remember to use the phrase "ask Stratford District Council" after saying Alexa.
If you have any comments, concerns or queries about our service, we would like to hear from you.