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Allan Gerlat

June 8, 2012

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Falcons are increasingly becoming a landfill operator's best friend when it comes to seagull deterrent. Waste companies often find that falcons are the best means to keep a landfill clear of the avian pests. But pyrotechnics and even dogs can fill a role as well.

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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