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Joined 07-06-2006
Posted on Wednesday, 11 July, 2007 - 08:45 am:   

A whole street in neighbouring Brockley where my friends live sprouted Brown Bins (to go next to the Black and Green ones) yesterday. No announcement. No letter. No details on the bin as to why.

Has anyone else seen these and know what they are for? Is Lewisham starting a composting collection service? There is nothing on their website that I can find.
Joined 22-06-2007
Posted on Thursday, 12 July, 2007 - 10:18 am:   

Apparently they are indeed for compostable stuff.
Joined 07-06-2006
Posted on Thursday, 12 July, 2007 - 10:28 am:   

Yes, I asked this elsewhere and got this response from a friend:

"These bins are part of green waste collection service trial. The residents have been given information about the trial. It will be assessed against our recycling and waste reduction targets at the end of the summer."

It seems it is only a trial so not a council-wide development.

They seem a good idea in principle, but I'm not sure how many have room for 3 bins!
Joined 30-03-2005
Posted on Thursday, 12 July, 2007 - 11:15 am:   

Share the bins between you.