Doggy fashions come and go it seems. Lewisham Council has opted to follow a model employed by Camden to deal with the problem of where dog-walkers can stash their stools.
Dedicated dog poo bins have been removed from the borough and walkers are encouraged to bag their best friends' droppings and use the regular bins, which will be labelled accordingly.
On the plus side it cuts down on the number of unsightly bins in the park (the area around a dog bin is like a 10 foot radius Hot Zone). Lewisham Cllr Egan also says in the scheme's favour that: