Stuffstr increases the use and recirculation of the things we buy, helping people reduce clutter and keep things out of landfills. Based in Seattle, Washington, the company is a recognized leader in the global movement towards a circular economy and a member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE100.
The Stuffstr App is currently available in the App Store®. Nearly 70% of the things we buy end up in landfill. Figuring out what to do with stuff we aren't using is stressful. Whether you’re cleaning out a closet, downsizing, or just want to find a new home for something, the free Stuffstr app gives you recommendations for places that will reuse or recycle it. Or let friends know what’s up for grabs. Swipe to give items to places you want to support. Get directions. Set reminders. See pickup and delivery options. Don't Trash It - Recirculate it! Stuffstr makes it easy to reduce clutter and impact on the environment..
Stuffstr also provides business intelligence and analytics on the post-sale lifecycle of products, based on aggregate user data, to retailers and manufacturers.
The Stuffstr App includes thousands of nonprofits, retailers, and other organizations, throughout the U.S., with reuse and recycling programs. The North Face, I:CO, Staples, and H&M are inaugural partners.
John Atcheson, Co-Founder and CEO
John is a veteran of successful venture-backed startups. He started his career at Digidesign, and then joined the executive team at MacroMedia. He went on to found MusicNet, a pioneering interactive music startup backed by John Doerr at Kleiner Perkins, which was acquired by RealNetworks. As the VP/GM of Media Publishing at RealNetworks, John was centrally involved in the launch of web video and the company’s IPO. In the past several years, John has devoted his time to startups, philanthropy, and sustainability, helping to launch Getaround, the peer-to-peer car sharing company. John holds a BA in Economics from Brown and an MBA from Stanford.
Steve Gutmann, Co-Founder and VP Business Development
Steve’s business development and sales career spans a variety of sustainability-oriented businesses and startups. Steve began his career at Beneficial State Bank (originally ShoreBank), a community-focused commercial lender. He was then an early employee at Zipcar (originally Flexcar), which was eventually acquired by Avis (CAR), and he then managed North American sales for EcoSecurities, an international carbon trading firm. Most recently, Steve helped to launch Getaround, the Silicon Valley-based peer-to-peer car sharing startup. Steve holds a BA in History and Economics from Dartmouth.
Awards & Recognition
- The Circulars 2016 (World Economic Forum) - Runner-Up for the BT Award for Circular Economy Digital Disruptor
- The Circulars 2016 (World Economic Forum) - Finalist for the Young Global Leaders Award for Circular Economy Entrepreneur
- 2015 Target Award at the Sustainable Brands innovation Open
- SXSW Eco Startup Showcase - Finalist: Reuse + Recycle category