Category Archives: In the News

GBB Waste Outlook – October 2019 Issue

GBB Waste Outlook - October 2019The October 2019 issue of the GBB Waste Outlook newsletter is out, with recent news about the firm.

Back to Basics with Recycling Education

Ashlea SmithIn Waste Today, Ashlea Smith discusses how recycling education efforts need to be responsive to a variety of audiences and factor in how diverse subsets of the population consume information.

How Communities Can Use the Momentum from the Zero Waste Act to Advance Regional Compost Markets

Paige DavisIn Waste Today, Paige Davis discusses one way that municipalities could capitalize on the Zero Waste Act, by creating comprehensive solid waste management plans that prioritize organics collection, processing and utilization by purchasers.

Steve Simmons on Solid Recovered Fuels

Steve SimmonsIn Waste360, GBB President Steve Simmons is interviewed about renewable energy as part of a feature on solid recovered fuel, which is expected to replace up to 100% of fossil fuels to generate electricity or heat.

Waste Characterization Study in Lancaster County, PA

Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority Waste CharacterizationIn mid-August, a GBB-led team performed a three-day single-stream recycling waste study at the LCSWMA transfer station. Learn more in this Lancaster Online article

Condolences to Family and Friends of David Manning

David L. ManningDavid Manning, a long-time friend, public servant, and colleague, passed away on August 4. David and GBB have a 20-year relationship. See the statement from Harvey Gershman, GBB Founder Owner Associate & Co-Founder.

May he Rest In Peace.

Big Data and the Waste Industry

Brad KelleyIn Waste Today, GBB Senior Project Engineer Brad Kelley discusses the buzz around the internet of things (IoT) & big data that has reached the waste industry.

What’s New in Waste Conversion Technology?

Steve SimmonsIn Waste Today, GBB President Steve Simmons discusses shifting markets and changing demand that might help some waste conversion technologies finally gain more widespread acceptance.

Chris Lund Interviewed About Island Communities Solid Waste Management Challenges

Chris Lund, P.E.GBB Senior Vice President Chris Lund, who has extensive experience with island communities, is interviewed in a Waste Dive feature on challenges faced by the British Virgin Islands.

GBB VP Jennifer Porter Interviewed by Waste360

Jennifer PorterIn Waste360, Jennifer Porter is interviewed about her career, new role as GBB Vice President, and the key to an effective sustainability plan.