News & Events

Harvey Gershman - WASTECON 2019

Press Releases

Two GBB Consultants Achieve Zero Waste Certifications

Corinne RicoJennifer PorterJennifer Porter and Corinne Rico have been certified, respectively, as Practitioner in Zero Waste Principles & Practices and TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Advisor.

SWANA Recognizes Harvey Gershman with 2019 Lawrence Lecture Award

On October 23, 2019, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) issued a press release announcing that Harvey Gershman, GBB Founder Owner Associate and Co-Founder, had been presented with the 2019 Lawrence Lecture Award. See the SWANA press release

Lawrence Lecturer: Gershman and Biderman
Harvey Gershman with David Biderman, SWANA’s Executive Director and CEO.

GBB Promotes Sustainability Leader Jennifer F. Porter to Vice President

Jennifer PorterA GBB Senior Project Manager since 2017, she has 17+ years of experience on sustainability initiatives with extensive expertise in solid waste management, recycling, and composting program evaluation and development.

Two Young Professionals Join GBB: Eric Garvey as Project Engineer I and Ricky Phillips as an Intern

Ricky PhillipsEric GarveyAn important part of GBB’s corporate culture is to offer opportunities to the next generation of individuals with a passion for sustainable development & the environment.


In the news

Brad Kelley Interviewed on Municipal Recycling Challenges

Brad KelleyGBB Senior Project Engineer Brad Kelley is interviewed in a Recycling Today feature on how some municipalities respond to the challenges associated with recycling by scaling back acceptable recyclables, while some states invest in end market development for recyclables.

A Conversation with Jennifer Porter

Listen to this 30-minute interview with Megan Smalley, from Recycling Today, where GBB VP Jennifer Porter talks about her passion for sustainability, her career path, some key projects she is working on, and waste and recycling industry trends to watch for:
A conversation with Jennifer Porter

Harvey Gershman Presented with SWANA’s Lawrence Lecturer Award

The Solid Waste Association of North America awarded Harvey Gershman, GBB Founder Owner Associate and Co-Founder, the prestigious 2019 Lawrence Lecture Award at WASTECON.

See his complete insightful and inspiring keynote presentation in this 42-minute video:
Harvey Gershman - SWANA Lawrence Lecturer

Sustainable Future – Responsible Manufacturing

Corinne RicoIn Waste Today, with the holidays approaching, GBB Project Manager and sustainability expert Corinne Rico discusses producers and manufacturers’ responsibility; the power that consumers have; and the role of waste managers in the circular economy.


Upcoming Events

SWANA Florida / Recycle Florida Today Joint Summit

January 26-28, 2020

Lake Buena Vista, FL

Steve Simmons, Speaker
“Opportunities for Florida: Zero Waste to Landfill and Creating a Circular Economy”
Monday, January 27, 2020 at 10:30am

SWANA Florida Website >>

Plastics Recycling Conference & Trade Show

February 17-19, 2020

Nashville, TN

Plastics Recycling Conference Website>>

C&D World

March 11, 2020

Las Vegas, NV

Brad Kelley, BSME: Attendee

Construction & Demolition Recycling Association Website>>

Southeast Recycling Conference & Trade Show

March 15-18, 2020

Destin, FL

Chris Lund, P.E. and Ashlea Smith: Attendees

Southeast Recycling Conference & Trade Show (SERC) Website>>


March 23-26, 2020

Atlanta, GA

Steve Simmons, Speaker
“Legislation and Policies Needed to Reach Zero Waste to Landfill by 2040”
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at noon

SWANApalooza Website >>

Carolina Recycling Association Conference

March 23-26, 2020

Raleigh, NC

Carolina Recycling Association Website >>

Wells College Sustainable Business Series

April 7, 2020

Aurora, NY

Jennifer Porter, Speaker
“Imagine This”
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 7pm

Wells College – Center for Sustainability and the Environment Website >>

Virginia Recycling Association / Old Dominion SWANA Joint Conference

April 29 – May 1, 2020

Virginia Beach, VA

Chris Lund, P.E.: Attendee

Virginia Recycling Association Website >>


May 4-7, 2020

New Orleans, LA

WasteExpo Website >>

NY Federation of Solid Waste & Recycling Conference

May 17-20, 2020

Lake George, NY

Jennifer Porter, Speaker
“Imagine This in NY!”
Monday, May 18, 2020 at 10:45am

NY Federation Website >>