News & Events

Press Releases

City of Taunton to Develop Plans for Solid Waste Management

Following a strategic review of the City of Taunton, MA’s solid waste management services, contracts, and service providers, GBB is now assisting the City by advising on procurement and negotiations of services.

Senior Accounting Professional Angelita Lupetaliaami Joins GBB as Controller

Angelita LupetaliaamiWith a background in economics, “Lita” has over 25 years of accounting experience in the architecture, financial services, and legal industries.

Harvey Gershman to Become GBB Founder Owner Associate and Steve Simmons Named GBB President

Steve Simmons - Harvey GershmanGBB is proud to congratulate Harvey Gershman and Steve Simmons on their new roles at the company, effective January 1, 2019.

Solid Waste Industry Veteran Robin Davidov Joins GBB as Principal Associate

Robin DavidovA recognized industry leader, she has over 37 years of experience in sustainable waste management, renewable energy, recycling and organic waste.


In the news

Incentivizing Infrastructure for Sustainable Waste Solutions

Tom Reardon

In Waste Today, GBB Senior Vice President Tom Reardon challenges public-sector leaders to consider the use of incentives, like many cities did with Amazon’s HQ2, to encourage the development of sustainable waste management infrastructure projects.

Building Something Sustainable

Kent County Sustainable Business Park

Michigan’s Kent County sustainable business park is an example of how communities can implement a circular economy model to help better manage waste. In Waste Today, Steve Faber (Byrum & Fisk West Michigan Team Leader) and Ashlea Smith (GBB Marketing Manager) discuss how the County is working to make this ambitious project reality.

The Optimist’s Guide to Recycling

Kate VasquezIn the spirit of optimism, GBB Project Manager Kate Vasquez offers rebuttals to common misconceptions to reassure even the most doubtful about the future of recycling in Waste Today.

Markets and Marketability – Overcoming the barriers to accessing recycling markets

The future of recycling is dependent upon local market development and cleaning up our recycling streams. In the March/April issue of MSW Management, Brad Kelley, Corinne Rico and Ashlea Smith discuss some of the barriers to markets and marketability.


Upcoming Events

Prince William Compost Awareness Day

April 27, 2019

Woodbridge, VA

GBB, Sponsor
Ashlea Smith, Attendee

Prince William County, VA, Website>>

Virginia Recycling Association Conference

May 5-8, 2019

Glen Allen, VA

Brad Kelley, Speaker
“Predictive vs. Preventative maintenance in MRFs”
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 2pm

Virginia Recycling Association Website>>

Waste Expo

May 6-9, 2019

Las Vegas, NV

Steve Simmons, Speaker
“The Future of Franchising”
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 10:30am

Waste Expo Website>>

Michigan Recycling Coalition Conference

May 14-16, 2019

Ann Arbor, MI

Jennifer Porter, Attendee

Michigan Recycling Coalition Website>>

Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit

May 20-22, 2019

Grand Rapids, MI

Steve Simmons, Attendee

Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit Website>>

Waste Conversion Technology Conference & Trade Show

June 2-4, 2019

Atlantic City, NJ

Tom Reardon and Jennifer Porter, Speakers
“Sustainable Business Parks & Waste-to-Energy”
Date and time to be determined

Waste Conversion Technology Conference & Trade Show Website>>

Maryland Recycling Network / SWANA Mid-Atlantic Conference

June 11, 2019

Linthicum, MD

Tom Reardon and Kate Vasquez, Attendees

Maryland Recycling Network Website>>

Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit

August 15-16, 2019

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Washington, DC

Steve Simmons, Corinne Rico and Ashlea Smith, Attendees

U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit Website >>

SWANA Quad State Conference

August 28-30, 2019

Asheville, NC

Chris Lund, P.E., PSS, Attendee

SWANA Quad State Conference Website>>


October 21-24, 2019

Phoenix, AZ

GBB, Exhibitor (Booth #615)
Harvey Gershman, Keynote Speaker

WASTECON Website >>