London Borough of Barnet

Rubbish, waste and recycling news

Bin Anniversaire

Published on Monday 13 October 2014

It will be one year on 14 October since Barnet Council overhauled its waste and recycling service and figures show that it has already proved to be a massive success.

National strike disruption to services - waste collections

Published on Thursday 10 July 2014

Crews have collected all of the brown, blue and green bins due for collection and the vast majority of black household refuse bins.

National strike disruption to services - update

Published on Thursday 10 July 2014

Despite today’s national strike action we can confirm that all food, recycling and green waste collections scheduled for today will take place as normal.

National strike disruption to services

Published on Tuesday 8 July 2014

There is a national strike planned for Thursday 10 July 2014 involving GMB, UNISON, UNITE and NUT which may affect scheduled waste and recycling collections on the day

Council to provide dedicated Pesach Collection Service

Published on Monday 31 March 2014

Barnet Council will once again provide a Pesach waste and Chometz collection service before the Passover.

81% of residents are satisfied with recycling service

Published on Friday 10 January 2014

Results from the door-stepping campaign which involved conversations with 41,610 Barnet residents showed that 81% are satisfied with the new recycling service which launched last year.

Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Published on Tuesday 7 January 2014

With the Christmas period now over, many residents across Barnet will be taking down their decorations and Christmas trees.

Christmas waste collections

Published on Thursday 19 December 2013

Barnet Council has announced the waste and recycling collection schedule for the Christmas period.

Recycling figures going ‘through the roof’

Published on Monday 25 November 2013

Barnet Council has already started to see a huge increase in the amount of recycling and food waste collected one month on from the introduction of the new recycling service.

897 tonnes recycled in first week of new service in Barnet

Published on Wednesday 23 October 2013

Barnet’s cabinet member for the environment has thanked residents for embracing the borough’s new recycling service.

Door knockers looking to hear from residents about recycling

Published on Wednesday 16 October 2013

Barnet Council launched its new waste and recycling service this week across the borough – introducing a new blue mixed recycling bin and brown food waste bins to accompany the black refuse bin.

Bins rolling out slightly slower than planned.

Published on Friday 11 October 2013

A delay in distribution means that some residents with a new collection day of Friday October 18 will not receive their new bins before Tuesday October 15.

Introducing the new brown bins

Published on Tuesday 8 October 2013

The majority of Barnet residents have now received a lockable brown food waste bin, to be kept outside, and a kitchen caddy with a sample roll of 10 compostable liners.

Recycling Centre closed on 9 and 10 October

Published on Friday 4 October 2013

Next week, the Civic Amenity and Recycling Centre in Summers Lane will be closed while Barnet Council prepares staff and site for the launch of the new waste and recycling service.

New Street Sweeping Machines Come to Barnet.

Published on Friday 4 October 2013

Barnet Council is trialling new street sweeping machines to significantly raise standards of cleanliness across the borough.

No recycling collection from 7-13 October

Published on Monday 30 September 2013

As part of the preparations to deliver Barnet’s new waste and recycling service, Barnet Council will be training all waste service collection staff in the week beginning the 7 October.

Find out your new bin date

Published on Wednesday 18 September 2013

When will my bins be collected after 14th October?

Cost saving approach brings council’s recycling collection ‘in-house with stretch’

Published on Thursday 8 November 2012

The future delivery of Barnet’s waste collection, street cleaning and parks maintenance was agreed at Cabinet last night.

One Barnet proposals published for future of waste and public space

Published on Wednesday 31 October 2012

Barnet Council’s Cabinet is to discuss proposals for the future delivery of waste collection, street cleaning and parks maintenance.

Recycling to be made easier under council plans

Published on Tuesday 10 April 2012

Barnet Council’s Cabinet agreed a new waste collection and recycling plan at a meeting last week (April 4).

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