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GBB Promotes Corinne Rico to Senior Project Manager and Ricky Phillips to Consultant II

Ricky PhillipsCorinne RicoValuable and key members of GBB’s multi-disciplinary team with a diverse background and experience get well-deserved promotions.

Innovative Sustainable Business Leaders Submit Proposals to Help Achieve Landfill Diversion Goals

Kent County, MI receives nine responses to Request for Proposals for anchor tenant at Sustainable Business Park.
Kent County Department of Public Works

Kent County, MI Seeks Innovative Waste Conversion Project for Its Sustainable Business Park

RFP issued internationally to help identify an anchor tenant at its Sustainable Business Park in West Michigan and to help the region meet its landfill diversion goals.

Two GBB Consultants Achieve Zero Waste Certifications

Corinne RicoJennifer PorterAs part of GBB’s commitment to environmental sustainability, responsible solid waste management and ongoing professional development for team members, Jennifer Porter (GBB Vice President) and Corinne Rico (GBB Project Manager) have been certified, respectively, as Practitioner in Zero Waste Principles and Practices and TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Advisor.

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Furthering Equity and Justice in the Solid Waste Sector

In Waste Today, Jennifer Porter (GBB Vice President), Eugenia Manwelyan (GBB Senior Consultant) and Page Davis (GBB Consultant I) reflect on a recent Executive Order and provide three tactics to consider regarding how to continue the push toward greater equity and inclusion.

Doughnut Economics – A Fresh-Baked Perspective

Corinne RicoDoughnut Economics is a relatively new model where the goal of economic activity is about meeting the core needs of all but within the means of the planet. In  Waste Today, Corinne Rico (GBB Senior Project Manager) provides an overview of the model and opines on its worthiness.

A Welcome Letter to the Next Administration

As a new administration readies to enter the White House, GBB’s Corinne Rico, Ricky Phillips & Ashlea Smith urge the federal government to join our nation’s solid waste and environmental professionals to inspire the country’s fight against climate change and promote equitable communities and a resilient economy.

Corinne Rico Quoted in Article on Industry Facing Risks and Opportunities from Climate Change

Corinne Rico
Worth reading: a very well-researched Waste Dive feature on the growing number of large companies, in the waste and recycling industry, that have set new targets relating to their greenhouse gas emissions, or pledged to do so in the coming years.

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Upcoming Events

Sustainable Materials Management Summit

June 15, 2021

Virtual event
2:30pm ET

Public Sector Approaches to Improving Recycling – Kent County, Michigan’s Sustainable Business Park: Recent Update and Goals for 2021-2022

    • Darwin Baas (Director, Kent County Department of Public Works)
    • Kristen Wieland (Marketing & Communications Manager, Kent County Department of Public Works)
    • Steve Simmons (GBB President)
    • Jennifer Porter (GBB Vice President)

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Southeast Recycling Conference & Tradeshow

August 8-11, 2021

Orlando, FL

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