Category Archives: Featured News
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.
City of Fort Wayne Publishes Invitation to Bid for Residential Collection Services and Processing of Recyclables
The City of Fort Wayne, IN, released an ITB for Integrated Municipal Solid Waste and Recycling Management Contracts – specifically, for curbside collection of single stream recyclables; curbside collection of Municipal Solid Waste; and, processing of collected recyclables. GBB assisted with drafting the ITB, participated in the pre-bid conference, will review bids, participate in interviews, and provide recommendations and assistance with negotiations and contract finalization.
Stephen Simmons Joins GBB Ownership Group; Promoted to Senior Vice President
Stephen Simmons is now part of the firm’s ownership group, joining President and co-founder Harvey Gershman, and Senior Vice Presidents Chris Lund, P.E., PSS, and John Carlton, P.E., BCEE. He has also been promoted to Senior Vice President.
Guam Receiver Updates
In a Court Order dated March 17, 2008, U.S. District Court Judge Frances M. Tydingco-Gatewood appointed GBB to be Receiver with full responsibility for bringing the Guam Solid Waste Management Division, now the Guam Solid Waste Authority (GSWA), into compliance with the 2004 Consent Decree for violation of the Clean Water Act.
Final environmental closure for Ordot Dump – KUAM News (March 27, 2016)
Information about the receivership and the GSWA is available at:
- GBB Helps Guam Achieve a Key Milestone: Final Closure of Ordot Dump
- November 8, 2016 Quarterly Report of the Receiver
- Household Hazardous Waste Facility and Harmon Residential Transfer Station Now Open — see Press Release
- Receivership Website
- GSWA Website
- Turning Around the Guam Solid Waste Management System
- “From 0 to 180: Transforming Guam’s Solid Waste Management System from the Ground Up” (Waste Advantage Magazine – June 2015)