Allan Gerlat

News Editor,

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

Seven Takeaways from Stericycle's 2015 Results
The industry's leading medical waste firm is the first to announce 2015 financial results, and they are a mixed bag.
EPA Study Concludes that E-Waste Recycling Certification Programs on Target
The nation's enviornmental agency believes e-waste recycling oversight in the country is on the right course.
Advanced Disposal Buys Tatum Sanitation, Boosting Georgia Footprint
Advanced Disposal is getting bigger in the Southeast.
Key Points from the Latest Plastics Recycling Reports
Plastics recycling has made impressive gains.
Advanced Disposal Begins Public Stock Offering; Aims to Reduce Debt
Advanced Disposal's era as a public company has begun.
What the New Composting Council Chief Has in Mind
The new director of the Composting Council outlines his plans in a Q&A.
British Columbia Rejects Proposal For Second Product Stewardship Option
British Columbia's producer responsibility program will remain a one-horse plan, at least for now.
Group Urges FDA to Change Pharmaceutical Waste Policy from ‘Flush’ to Stewardship
The push for pharmaceutical producer responsibility is heating up.
Progressive Waste Names Pio as CEO; Quarin Leaving Firm
The executive musical chairs at solid waste's third biggest hauler continues.
Organics Recycler Yard Works Buys Waltrip to Expand in Virginia 1
An organics recycler is growing in Virginia.
Covanta Expands Midwest Presence with Latest Buy
The industry's biggest waste-to-energy firm is expanding its scope.
What’s Trending in Product Stewardship
A talk with the head of the Product Stewardship Institute about the state of producer responsibility.
Waste Connections, Progressive Waste to Merge into $4B Giant
It's a mega-merger for the solid waste industry.
Republic Restructures, Invests with Aim to Enhance Customer Service
The industry's second biggest company is making some major organizational changes.

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