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My city doesn't provide a map of recycling container locations. So I thought it would be a good idea to provide something OSM-based. The data is already contained in openstreetmap. So the question is how to easily generate a map where these specific locations are marked more visible than the usual rendering of recycling containers.

asked 10 Jun '14, 20:23

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The "no programming" solution to your question is to use umap (for example umap.openstreetmap.fr) together with a query of the overpass API for the recycling locations. You can use http://overpass-turbo.eu/ to design the query.

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/UMap has some examples listed. In particular this one http://umap.openstreetmap.fr/en/map/pere-lachaise_6765#16/48.8613/2.3953 which uses that technique.

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answered 11 Jun '14, 08:28

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