Community skip service
About the service
We have launched the Community Skip Service to help you get rid of up to 3 large unwanted items every 3 months.
This service is free to use and is available across the borough.
The location of your community skip and the date you can use it are based on your address.
Community skip location and service dates
Hours of use
Bring your items to the community skip from 7am to 1pm on your skip service day.
We will treat any items left outside these times as flytipping and you could get fined.
How to use the community skip service
Proof of residency in Barnet
You'll need to prove that you live in Barnet. Take your Council Tax or utility bill with you on your skip service day.
Number of items you can bring
Each household can bring up to 3 items every 3 months.
What you need to do
You can't park close to the skip, please bring someone to help you with large or heavy items.
On arrival you'll need to:
- queue up on foot with your items
- show proof of your address to a member of Barnet staff
- place your non electrical items in the skip. We will also have a vehicle to take any larger electrical items
By using this service you are agreeing to the terms and conditions (ODT, 13.6 KB)
Items you can take to the community skip
Non electrical items for the skip:
- bed base
- chest of drawers
- Christmas tree
- small table or dismantled big table
- small wooden bench
- small wooden gate
- sofa bed
- wall unit (dismantled if over 6 foot)
- wardrobe (dismantled if over 6 foot)
Large electrical items for the council vehicle:
- fridges and freezers
- tumble dryer
- washing machine
Items for reuse:
You can donate these items if they are in good or fair condition:
- children’s toys
- clothing and textiles (bagged)
- wooden furniture (no upholstered furniture)
Items we don’t accept
- small appliances, for example a toaster, hair dryer or kettle
- clinical waste
- gas bottles, canisters or cylinders
- any other potentially hazardous materials
We won't accept waste that you can get rid of through other services.
Community skips video
We have released a video advert about the service. The video aims to capture the social benefits and how it reflects the new vision for Barnet