Category Archives: Featured News
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.
Fort Worth’s City Council Approves 20-Year Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan
The Council unanimously approved, after a public hearing at its September 12 meeting, the long-term plan developed with the assistance of the GBB Project Team.
(from left to right) Robert Smouse (Assistant Director – Solid Waste, Code Compliance Department, City of Fort Worth), John Carlton (GBB Senior Vice President), Michael Carleton (AZ&B Manager), and Joao Pimentel (Senior Planner – Solid Waste, Code Compliance Department, City of Fort Worth) after the approval of the plan.
GBB Developing Master Plan for Resource Park as Part of Kent County, MI’s Sustainable Materials Management System
The Kent County, MI Department of Public Works selected GBB to develop a Master Plan for 200+ acres of property to convert waste materials into marketable products.
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
- August 23, 2017 Quarterly Report of the Receiver
- 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)