AKRON-Crain Communications Inc., TIRE BUSINESS' parent company, plans to launch a biweekly newspaper in May covering the solid-waste management industry. The Akron-based publication, called Waste News, will provide news and features concerning the waste industry, including collection and processing, landfilling, product design and waste generation, governmental policy and recycling, for private- and public-sector readers.
Waste News will have a circulation of about 40,000. The publisher is Steve France, who has 25 years of experience in publishing and sales. Allan Gerlat, who has been with TIRE BUSINESS's sister publication, Rubber & Plastics News for 14 years, has been named editor.