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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.
Fort Worth Solid Waste Management Plan Approval

(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.

GBB Assisting H.E. Butt Family Foundation with Procurement of Refuse Compactor and Recycling Containers

GBB is assisting with the procurement process after a previous review and evaluation of waste generation and waste management practices to suggest improvements that could be implemented.

Lori Scozzafava Promoted to GBB Senior VP, Operations Officer; Joins Ownership Group

Lori ScozzafavaLori Scozzafava has joined the GBB’s ownership group and been promoted to Senior Vice President, Operations Officer. A passionate advocate for environmental issues, she has nearly 30 years of solid waste management industry experience, including 15 years in leadership roles with industry associations.


In the news

Assisting with Hurricane Recovery

Red CrossIn 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

REW Podcast - 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.

GBB Co-Organizes the Renewable Energy from Waste Summer School Series – Anaerobic Digestion Webinars

Renewable Energy from WasteGBB has once again partnered with REW magazine to offer a series of webinars to help operators and project developers get the most value out of existing and proposed anaerobic digestion facilities.


Upcoming Events

Energy Recovery Council Annual Meeting

December 4-5, 2017

Morristown, NJ

Steve Simmons, Attendee

Energy Recovery Council Website >>


March 6-7, 2018

Denver, CO

John Carlton, P.E., BCEE, Moderator
Road to Zero Waste Session
"Community Showcase"
Tuesday, March 6 at 11:45 am

SWANApalooza Website >>

Virginia Recycling Association / SWANA Old Dominion Joint Solid Waste & Recycling Conference

May 7-9, 2018

Virginia Beach, VA

Chris Lund, P.E., PSS, Attendee

SWANA Old Dominion Website>>

North American Waste-to-Energy Conference

May 14-16, 2018

Lancaster, PA

GBB, Attendee

NAWTEC Website >>


August 22-25, 2018

Nashville, TN

GBB, Exhibitor (Booth #428)

WASTECON website >>