Help us keep your service on schedule!
- Gated container areas must be cleared of snow & ice so gates can be opened completely for truck access
- Paths & walkways must to be cleared for containers that need to be pushed to the truck
- In the event of a snow emergency, we will service your location as soon as possible after the streets re-open.
We will make every effort to provide service in a safe and professional manner. Please remember it is your responsibility to ensure our access to the container(s).
If it is necessary for us to make a return trip to service a blocked container, an additional “go back” charge may apply.
Thank you for your help!
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Por favor, ayudanos a proveer un servicio excelente!
- Areas de los contenedores que tienen puerta enfrente (para basura y reciclaje) deben ser limpiadas, para que los choferes puedan abrir las puertas completamente.
- El camino alrededor el area de basura y reciclaje deben ser limpiado de hielo y nieve para que los manajadores pueden subir los contenedores al camion.
Hacemos todo possible para que el servicio este hecho en una manera segura y professional. Por favor, recuerde que es su responsibilidad que tengamos acceso a los contenedores.
Si es necesario que nosotros a hagamos un viaje de regresar para completer el servicio de un contenedor bloqueado, posiblemente aplicaremos un cargo adicional.
Gracias para su ayuda!
1369 has been a long-time customer, and a leader in comprehensive food waste diversion in Cambridge. They’ve been separating their coffee grounds and food waste with us, and diverting all single stream recyclables AWAY from the landfill. Starting in February, they will be a full-service partner, and we’re excited to help them manage all materials.
Accomplishments with Save That Stuff:
In 2014, 1369 diverted over 25 TONS of food waste and coffee grounds away from the landfill. That’s over 50,000 lbs. They set a precedent for Zero Waste coffee shops in Cambridge.
In January of 1993, the 1369 Coffee House opened at 1369 Cambridge Street, in Cambridge’s Inman Square. The site was the former home of the 1369 Jazz Club, a well known local bar and music venue. In June 1994 we opened a second store in nearby Central Square.
From the beginning, we envisioned 1369 as more than just a place to get coffee. We offer the very best coffees and teas available. We strive to create a comfortable, inviting atmosphere and to be an integral part of the community. Many friendships, including several marriages, have developed at 1369. Several books and many theses have been written at our tables. We take pride in being a good neighbor and local gathering place. We are dedicated to maintaining this feeling.
We have been fortunate to be the recipient of many awards and accolades. We continue to pursue our goals in an effort to achieve excellence in all we do. We intend to survive the onslaught of chains and to endure long into the future. We will continue our commitment to our neighborhood and community.
Accomplishments with Save That Stuff:
We (Save That Stuff) started managing Mr. Bartley’s trash and recycling at the beginning of 2015. In the first month, they have already eliminated 2 trash pickups a week, and increased their cardboard recycling, saving them money and supporting their business’ push towards Zero Waste and more diversion. They have been great to work with, and the burgers aren’t bad either!
“In 1960, Joe and Joan Bartley took over the Harvard Spa, a small convenience store facing Harvard Yard. The plan was simple: perfect the hamburger, the quintessential American sandwich. For years, a small grill accompanied greeting cards and paper goods. As word travelled, the menu took off, and Mr. and Mrs. Bartley’s Burger Cottage became the Harvard Square institution of today.
A perennial recipient of “Best of Boston” awards from The Boston Globe, The Improper Bostonian, and Boston Magazine, the food has been praised by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Esquire, and The Food Network. The laundry list of celebrity customers and fans includes Johnny Cash, Jaqueline Onasis, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Bill Belichick, Al Pacino, Adam Sandler, Tom Werner, and Katie Couric.
Three generations of the Bartley family have been serving perfect hamburgers for over 48 years. Customers line up down the block each day at lunch for a coveted seat, devouring our homemade burgers, onion rings, sweet potato fries, frappes, and lime rickeys. We serve the freshest beef imaginable and cook it perfectly to order. No one can compete with us in volume of hamburger prepared, so we’re able to be incredibly demanding of our suppliers. Our perfect onion rings are battered and fried to order.
Bartley’s has a fast-paced, wacky atmosphere. Our dining room looks like a dorm room, filled with posters, bumper stickers, and funny signs. In the summer months, a small outdoor café gives diners the chance to people-watch in the sun. Future husbands and wives have met across our signature central table for single diners.
In a time when burger chains frantically try to expand across the country and world with frozen beef and uniform spaces, Bartley’s has a simple aim: one perfect restaurant. After 50 years of honing their menu and ingredients, The Bartley Family has the ability and experience to consistently offer quality the chains simply cannot. Bartley’s didn’t invent the hamburger. We just perfected it.” See More.
The Myth Makers
Bigger isn’t always better! – Choose small, local & independent
November 29th is Small Business Saturday.
In celebration, we invite you to save your stuff with Save That Stuff!
Choose to contract with a local & independent recycling & waste hauler!
Save That Stuff, Inc.
One Goal. Zero Waste.
MORE materials we collect
Don’t just choose local and independent on Small Business Saturday.
Shop Small All Year!
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Think local & independent first
Buy local & independent when you can
Save That Stuff – local & independent since 1990
Top Ten reasons to Think Local – Buy Local – Be Local
- Buy Local — Support yourself: Several studies have shown that when you buy from an independent, locally owned business, rather than a nationally owned businesses, significantly more of your money is used to make purchases from other local businesses, service providers and farms — continuing to strengthen the economic base of the community.
- Support community groups: Non-profit organizations receive an average 250% more support from smaller business owners than they do from large businesses.
- Keep our community unique: Where we shop, where we acheter viagra eat and have fun — all of it makes our community home. Our one-of-a-kind businesses are an integral part of the distinctive character of this place.
- Reduce environmental impact: Locally owned businesses can make more local purchases requiring less transportation and generally set up shop in town or city centers as opposed to developing on the fringe. This generally means contributing less to sprawl, congestion, habitat loss and pollution.
- Create more good jobs: Small local businesses are the largest employer nationally and in our community, provide the most jobs to residents.
- Get better service: Local businesses often hire people with a better understanding of the products they are selling and take more time to get to know customers.
- Invest in community: Local businesses are owned by people who live in this community, are less likely to leave, and are more invested in the community’s future.
- Put your taxes to good use: Local businesses in town centers require comparatively little infrastructure investment and make more efficient use of public services as compared to nationally owned stores entering the community.
- Buy what you want, not what someone wants you to buy: A marketplace of tens of thousands of small businesses is the best way to ensure innovation and low prices over the long-term. A multitude of small businesses, each selecting products based not on a national sales plan but on their own interests and the needs of their local customers, guarantees a much broader range of product choices.
- Encourage local prosperity: A growing body of economic research shows that in an increasingly homogenized world, entrepreneurs and skilled workers are more likely to invest and settle in communities that preserve their one-of-a-kind businesses and distinctive character.
Local Craft Brewfest
- Sustainable Business Network –
Come connect 19+ local brewers and ciders, 10+ local distillers, and local eateries that are as passionate about local food as you are. Join us for theSustainable Business Network of Massachusetts‘ (SBN) 5th Annual Local Craft Brewfest at the Moakley U.S. Courthouse, 11/21/2014 located in Fort Point on the Boston waterfront. Come taste, explore, socialize, and meet the people behind the brews. The event will showcase the most distilleries we’ve ever had–over 30 different local spirit tastings including vodka, rum, whiskey, and gin plus more than 30 local beer tastings. Bully Boy Distillers and Far From The Tree Cider will also each be launching a new product at the event! Tickets include a delicious sampling of local food from a variety of vendors including American Flatbread, Taza Chocolate, and Vermont Smoke and Cure, as well as a special Black Box Challenge from Boston Organics with Chefs from Gourmet Caterers . While celebrating local brews, you will also savor live music by local musicians and enjoy one of Boston’s coolest places in the city. Leave your car at home, enjoy free round trip rides offered to venue by Uber for new users. More information at www.bostonlocalfood.org Eat Local. Drink Local. Be Local.
SBN’s 5th Local Craft Brewfest
Friday, November 21, 2014, 6:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Moakley U.S. Courthouse
1 Courthouse Way, Boston 02210
Ticket price: $47 single ticket / $90 for a pair
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Why Should YOU Compost? – MA Organics Waste Ban
This summer has been abuzz about composting and organic waste diversion – in leading cities across the nation.
Today, October 1, 2014, marks the day that Massachusetts’ Commercial Organics Waste Ban goes into effect. After more than two years of planning, the day has arrived!
What does this ban have to do with YOU?
This ban is the first in the nation of its kind. It establishes regulations for commercial generators of organic and food wastes. The regulations require that any institution that generates over 1 TON (2,000lbs) of food waste per week divert the material from the landfill, and from incineration.
The regulation will affect mainly institutions, colleges and universities, hospitals, supermarkets, hotels, nursing homes, corrections centers, and food processing/service companies. It will also affect property managers and building owners of properties where waste from multiple food-waste generating tenants/spaces (restaurants, cafes, office kitchenettes) are aggregated at a final point of waste collection.
In total, the disposal ban affects approximately 1,700 businesses and institutions. Though it does not affect smaller restaurants, cafes, office buildings (below the 2,000lb/week threshold), we are seeing A LOT of businesses gaining interest on getting ahead of the composting curve. Residents are jumping on board too!
“The food waste ban provides a win-win-win-win-win-win for residents and businesses in the Commonwealth,” said MassDEP Commissioner David W. Cash. “It will reduce waste, save money on disposal costs, create renewable energy, cut emissions from fossil fuel use, produce a rich fertilizer for farm use, and grow jobs and stimulate the economy.”
More Resources on the Organics Waste Ban:
- EOEEA Press release from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and the Patrick administration.
- New MassDEP website – MANY relevant resources from the MA Department of Environmental Protection and RecyclingWorks.
- BioCycle Magazine article – insights on successful organic waste diversion and collection. Featuring: segment on Save That Stuff!
- Boston Globe magazine article – “Massachusetts’s new composting rules: What they really mean.”
The majority of the food waste Save That Stuff collects is processed into high-quality, nutrient-rich compost at Brick Ends Farm, in Hamilton, MA. The final product is re-sold under the Kidz-B-Kidz brand, and proceeds support youth arts programing.
One of the first steps towards diversion is to think of waste as potential RESOURCES.
Depending on how YOU divert, the food waste you dispose can support agriculture in Boston!
Help support this next step towards our One Goal. Zero Waste.
Read more about Save That Stuff’s composting and organic waste diversion programs.
Contact us to talk about setting up composting at your business.