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If you have more bins you can start breaking those down - e.g. 1x bricks and 2x bricks.
I have 20 bins. I kinda wanna store the bricks by size. I think.
Lego parts webiste and this site has a list of categories http://brickset.com/parts.
If you have a large qty of a specific category you can drill down into subcategories.
This is hobby is much involved than I realised when I was bored in hospital and bought a minifig lol
There's Sally, and Polly, and Mary, and Marge ....
-Slopes, Tiles, & Wedges
Everyone's piece count will be different, I'm sure, but this split my extras fairly evenly per bag. If you have 20 tins to play with, you can further divide each category by size or shape and get even more specific (round bricks, axles, gears, etc), but I found this to be a pretty decent starting point to at least initially sort my pieces.
Everyone has great ideas, but sometimes, storage systems can be as costly as the Lego you intend to store. I have built shelves and bought bins and pull out storage drawers and it still isn't enough.
Currently, my Hero Factory parts are all in plastic Ziploc bags and grocery bags in my bedroom, and still I find it easier to build with them and remember what's where than with the vast collection of System and Technic parts I have sorted in my basement. I need to find a new storage solution for them sometime for sure, but I probably won't attempt anything as mind-numbingly specific as the tiny labeled drawers I used in my basement. Perhaps when I move into a place of my own I can come up with a lasting storage strategy for them. Beams in one place, shells in another, weapons and detail pieces in another... I can dream....