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Arwood Makes Ice Bucket Challenge to Waste IndustryArwood Makes Ice Bucket Challenge to Waste Industry

Allan Gerlat

August 22, 2014

1 Min Read
Arwood Makes Ice Bucket Challenge to Waste Industry

John Arwood, CEO of Jacksonville, Fla.-based Arwood Waste Inc. and founder of National Garbage Man Day, takes the Ice Bucket Challenge and gets a dumpster of ice water dumped on him. He challenges the entire waste industry to take the challenge and raise more money to fight the disease ALS than any other industry can accomplish.

He said his You Tube video, shown below, set a personal record for most shares in a 12-hour period.

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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