Category Archives: In the News
Kent County, MI Sustainable Business Park Updates
Kent County, MI has set a bold goal to divert 90% of County-generated trash that goes to landfills by 2030. Building a Sustainable Business Park is an essential part of reaching that goal, helping to significantly reduce trash buried in landfills and attract investment and jobs from companies that can convert waste into usable products. GBB is a proud Planning Partner of this project! Click here for more information and regularly updated links to the latest news and information about the park.
Career Opportunities in Guam
The Guam Solid Waste Authority is searching for qualified individuals for the positions of General Manager and Comptroller.
Chris Lund Interviewed about Landfill Technologies in Waste360
He discusses how the Internet of Things, remote monitoring and control technologies can be leveraged to make landfill operations more efficient.
Harvey Gershman Interview – I am SWANA News
Harvey Gershman is interviewed in I am SWANA News discussing what to expect from China’s National Sword and its implications for waste-to-energy.
Brad Kelley Interviewed about C&D Recycling Programs in Waste Today
GBB Sr. Project Engineer Brad Kelley is interviewed as part of an article on C&D recycling in Waste Today magazine. The C&D debris processing system in Fauquier County, VA, that GBB helped design, procure and start up, is discussed at length.
Jennifer Porter interviewed about commercial waste collection in Waste Today
Interviewed as part of a main Waste Today magazine feature on commercial waste collection franchising, GBB Senior Project Manager Jennifer Porter highlights 8 factors that contribute to a community’s ease of transition from an open collection to a franchise system.
Disaster Debris Management Planning – A Community’s Best Defense
A Debris Management Plan establishes procedures and guidelines for managing disaster debris in a coordinated, environmentally-responsible, and cost-effective manner. In the GBB Waste Outlook newsletter, GBB Sr. VP Lori Scozzafava highlights the key elements of a plan.
Assisting with Hurricane Recovery
In recognition of the immense damage brought by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria to our southern states, especially Florida and Texas, and to Puerto Rico, GBB has donated $1,000 to the Red Cross for the relief and recovery efforts. We encourage those who can to also contribute and donate.
Solid Waste Conversion Technologies Session in Boston Metro Area
On March 27, GBB President Harvey Gershman will be in Framingham, MA, at the SWANA Southern New England Recycling and Solid Waste Conference, co-located with the MASSRecycle R3 Conference, to talk about the latest solid waste conversion technologies, projects and trends. Visit MASSRecycle's website for more info and to register for the event.
Renewable Energy from Waste Conference Podcast Series: Harvey Gershman
Listen to GBB President Harvey Gershman providing some insight into the practical information that will be covered during the pre-conference workshop, "From Concept to Reality – Waste Conversion Project Implementation," held in advance of the Renewable Energy from Waste Conference, November 14-16 in Long Beach, CA.