FITCHBURG – Michael Tully and his son, Micah, owners of Fitchburg-based Waste Not (formerly Tully Disposal), have launched the Single Stream program to provide increased convenience and efficiency for recycling programs in Ayer, Bolton, Groton, Harvard, Pepperell, and later in Littleton and Boxboro.
The curbside service will feature designated wheeled barrels for all recycling products that can be picked up in the same manner as trash. Items for recycling will no longer have to be sorted or bagged. All paper, glass, tins, and plastics #1-#5 and #7 can be placed in the same container.
The company also is working with local businesses, as well as apartment and condo complexes in the area, to help increase their rate of recycling.
Owner Michael Tully said the company’s goal is to lead the way on the eco-friendly front.
“The important thing will be maintaining convenience and pricing that works for the community,” added son Micah Tully. “The big thing about (Single Stream) is that it will not only be more convenient for our customers … but also that it will be so convenient that we’ll really start to see people recycling at a much higher rate.”