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Bootstrap Compost is Greater Boston's premier year-round residential and commercial food scrap pickup service. Partnering with local farms, Bootstrap diverts thousands of pounds of organic material from landfills every week. As a result, we are harnessing the potential of organic refuse to redefine and empower a local food community. Our farms benefit from our compost in the production of crops while each Bootstrap subscriber receives a portion of cured compost for their own gardening projects. We consider it thoughtful, sustainable, and community-engineered composting.

We use bicycle trailers, the T, hand trucks and vehicles to collect and transport kitchen scraps from houses, apartments, dorms, co-ops, condos, cafes, offices, and restaurants. Additionally, we can arrange to collect scraps from one-off events.

Ultimately, the Bootstrap Compost philosophy is simple: To give local residents a means to harness the power of organic scraps; to give back to the community what Bootstrap borrows from the community; to have fun; to enjoy work.

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Please note that Bootstrap will be closed for a summer retreat from July 24 - July 29. Affected clients will receive a refund. To tide you over during the break, you may order an extra bucket for $4 by emailing us with the subject "Back it Up."