Furniture recycling and reuse

You can donate your furniture for reuse to the following organisations:

Reuse and Recycling Centre, Summers Lane

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

Barnet Furniture Centre

Barnet Furniture Centre  collect donations of good quality furniture. They sell second hand and vintage pieces. You can find everything from bed frames to coffee tables at their warehouse in Friern Barnet.

This scheme helps divert tonnes of furniture away from landfill and ensures they are reused or recycled instead.

Contact Barnet Furniture Centre on 020 8361 6802.

Kith and Kids

Kith and Kids collect furniture from the EN4, EN5, N11, N14, N12, N2 & N3 postcodes. There is no collection charge but furniture must be in saleable condition and electrical goods must be in working order. 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 Saturday: 9.30 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 12am - 4pm (Last Sunday in month only)
For more information please contact Emmaus on 020 8440 8342, or email

The Loop @ Grahame Park Estate

Grahame Park Estate residents can get a free home collection 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

You can email 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 for disposal. The person receiving the item is required to collect the item from the person giving the item away. All items offered 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 many reuse projects and initiatives across London. Email to find out about local schemes. 

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