Allan Gerlat, News Editor

August 3, 2012

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Gator Waste & Recycling Buys All American Custom Container

Gator Waste & Recycling has acquired All American Custom Container for an undisclosed amount.

Gator Waste said in a news release that the purchase of All American, which rents roll-off dumpster services for solid waste and recycling, includes the company’s customer base, containers and trucks. Both companies are based in Auburndale, Fla. All American operations will take place at Gator’s Polk County facilities.

Dee Dee Sowder, All American’s manager, joins Gator’s sales and administrative team.

“We have added quality personnel, equipment and customers to enhance our existing reputation for providing the best service in central Florida,” said Gator Waste President Charles Rizzo Jr.

Gator provides residential curbside collection, compactor rentals and front load dumpster services.


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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