Well, no posts for ages, then three at once! I'm watching Watchdog (for my sins) and they've just had a feature on doorstep recycling. They looked at the system in Kingston, and it looks very complicated indeed! So I thought I would write a post praising Lewisham council for once! We have one bin for recycling, the same size as our normal bin. We can throw anything that Lewisham can recycle in there, and they can recycle most things. If they added Tetrapak to their list I'd be very happy!
On top of that (at the moment) we have both normal and recycling collections on a weekly basis, which is great. Means that rubbish doesn't pile up too much. And, we had the brown bin trial for garden waste. We found this really useful and I hope it's something the council carry on with.
So well done Lewisham. Keep it up and let's hope some other local authorities follow your lead!