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GBB Promotes Ljupka Arsova to Project Manager; Eric Weiss to Senior Consultant

Ljupka Arsova - Eric WeissGBB is pleased to announce that Ljupka Arsova, PMP, has been promoted to the position of GBB Project Manager, and Eric Weiss to the position of GBB Senior Consultant.

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.

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.


In the news

Disaster Debris Management Planning – A Community’s Best Defense

A Debris Management Plan establishes procedures and guidelines for managing disaster debris in a coordinated, environmentally-responsible, and cost-effective manner. In the GBB Waste Outlook newsletter, GBB Sr. VP Lori Scozzafava highlights the key elements of a plan.

Disaster Debris

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.

Felisha Leffler Joins GBB as Marketing Coordinator

A recent Bachelor of Arts graduate in Government, from Sweet Briar College, VA, Felisha Leffler has joined GBB as Marketing Coordinator. As a key member of GBB’s marketing team, she coordinates the proposal development process and contributes to the firm’s marketing initiatives. She was previously Graphic Designer and Officer Manager at a weekly paper in

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.


Upcoming Events

Arizona Tribal Energy Association Meeting

January 25, 2018

Phoenix, AZ

Steve Simmons and Ljupka Arsova, Speakers
"Waste-to-Energy Technology / Tribal Project Overview”
Thursday, January 25, 2018

Arizona Tribal Energy Association Website >>

Reservation Economic Summit

March 5-8, 2018

Las Vegas, NV

GBB, Exhibitor (booth #1008)
Ljupka Arsova and Felisha Leffler, Attendees

Reservation Economic Summit Website >>


March 5-7, 2018

Denver, CO

Lori Scozzafava, Attendee

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, Speaker
"Converting Waste Materials into Marketable Products"
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 9am

SWANA Old Dominion Website>>

North American Waste-to-Energy Conference

May 14-16, 2018

Lancaster, PA

Harvey Gershman, Speaker
"Impact of China’s National Sword on Recycling in the U.S. and the Implications for Waste-to-Energy”
Date and time to be determined

NAWTEC Website >>

Michigan Recycling Coalition Conference

May 15-17, 2018

Kalamazoo, MI

Jennifer Porter, Attendee

Michigan Recycling Coalition Conference Website >>

NY Federation of Solid Waste & Recycling Conference

May 20-23, 2018

Lake George, NY

Jennifer Porter, Speaker
"Do’s and Don’ts for Bidding on Collection Contracts for Small Haulers"
Tuesday May 22, 2018 at 8:30am

NY Federation Website >>


August 22-25, 2018

Nashville, TN

GBB, Exhibitor (Booth #428)

WASTECON website >>

MRF & Recycling Plant Operations Forum

October 16, 2018

Chicago, IL

Brad Kelley, Attendee

MRF & Recycling Plant Operations Forum Website >>