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Furniture recycling and re-use

  • Rubbish, waste and recycling

Summers Lane Reuse and Recycling Centre

Take your unwanted household furniture for reuse to Fire Safety Labelthe centre. Items must be in good condition and where applicable have the fire safety label still attached. These items can also be donated to the onsite reuse shop 'Second Time Around'.

Barnet Furniture Centre

Barnet Furniture Centre collects donations of good quality furniture and sells second hand and vintage pieces. Everything from beds frames to coffee tables to crockery can be found at affordable prices at their warehouse in Friern Barnet.

Anyone is welcome to come and buy, and this scheme helps divert tonnes of furniture away from landfill and ensures they are re-used or recycled instead.

For more information, contact the Barnet Furniture Centre on 020 8361 6802.

Kith and Kids

Kith and Kids collect furniture from the EN4, EN5, N11, N14, N12, N2 & N3 postcode areas in Barnet. There is no collection charge but furniture must be in saleable condition and electrical goods must be in working order. For more information, please contact Kith and Kids on 020 8880 9034.


Emmaus is a registered St Albans based homelessness charity who collect donated furniture, books, bric-a-brac, and white goods. They are happy to accept most household items but there are some exceptions for either legal or practical reasons, this includes soft furnishings without a fire label, safety items, baby equipment or any item that is not in a saleable condition. The donated items are available for sale at the following shop in Barnet:

11 High Street
Barnet London EN5 5UJ
Opening hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12am - 4pm (Last Sunday in month only)
For more information please contact Emmaus on 020 8440 8342, or email enquiries@emmausbarnet.org.uk.

The Loop @ Grahame Park Estate

Grahame Park Estate residents can get a free home collection service of unwanted household items.

Groundwork London is working to improve the estate environment, promote reuse, and reduce waste and fly-tipping at Grahame Park with a repurpose initiative called The Loop @ Grahame Park

More information on the scheme and what can be collected can be found online. You can also email theloopgrahamepark@groundwork.org.uk or call 07981 140 926 for more information.


This is a non-profit online group through which people in Barnet can give away items they no longer need, preventing them from going to landfill. The person receiving the item is required to collect the item from the person giving the item away. All items posted are free.

Please note: Barnet Freecycle Group is not run by Barnet Council.

The London Community Resource Network (LCRN) 

The London Community Resource Network pioneer community-based solutions for waste prevention, recycling and re-use across London. They manage a number of reuse projects and initiatives across London and can be contacted to find out about local schemes. 


  • Street Based services
  • Oakleigh Depot
    Oakleigh Road South
    London, N11 1HJ
  • Tel: 020 8359 4600
  • Opening hours
  • Mon - Thurs 9.00am to 5.15pm; Fri 9.00am to 5.00pm

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