Mark Smith sees a business opportunity in Batavia: To provide local residents with a garbage service that includes totes.
Smith is owner of Nu Way, an Arcade-based company that already has residential and commercial clients in Genesee County.
When Smith learned none of the companies that will start offering trash service in the City of Batavia will offer totes, Smith thought, "I can do that."
Starting June 1, when the Genesee ARC contract expires, the local trash market becomes open to competition.
The tote is optional. Nu Way will also offer bag pick-up.
The price for bag service is $22 month for five 30-gallon bags a week. The tote price is the $22 basic fee plus $4.50 a month. The service includes one bulk item per week.
Totes are 90 gallons, but a smaller tote can be requested.
Totes are also available for recyclables.
To contact Nu Way, call (585) 492-5880.