E-Waste Recycler Eco Closing New York Plant

Allan Gerlat, News Editor

October 10, 2013

1 Min Read
E-Waste Recycler Eco Closing New York Plant

Electronic waste recycler Eco International is closing its facility in Vestal, N.Y.

The shutdown affects 82 employees, according to a filing with the New York Department of Labor. Economic factors were the reason for the closure.

The closing date is Dec. 31. Eco is based in Vestal.



About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

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.

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