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City of Fort Wayne Publishes Invitation to Bid for Residential Collection Services and Processing of Recyclables

The City of Fort Wayne, IN, released an ITB for Integrated Municipal Solid Waste and Recycling Management Contracts – specifically, for curbside collection of single stream recyclables; curbside collection of Municipal Solid Waste; and, processing of collected recyclables. GBB assisted with drafting the ITB, participated in the pre-bid conference, will review bids, participate in interviews, and provide recommendations and assistance with negotiations and contract finalization.

Stephen Simmons Joins GBB Ownership Group; Promoted to Senior Vice President

Stephen SimmonsStephen Simmons is now part of the firm’s ownership group, joining President and co-founder Harvey Gershman, and Senior Vice Presidents Chris Lund, P.E., PSS, and John Carlton, P.E., BCEE. He has also been promoted to Senior Vice President.

GBB Acquires the Energy Facilities Group of RRC Power & Energy

GBB acquires RRC’s Energy Facilities Group, a multi-disciplinary team that provides consulting and engineering services to waste facilities, district energy systems, and power generating plants nationwide. Joining GBB as part of this acquisition, and based in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area, are Matt Clark (Vice President) and Rob Dunnette (Principal Associate).

Prince William County, VA Publishes Request for Information and Qualifications for a Municipal Solid Waste Conversion Demonstration Project

GBB is assisting Prince William County, VA, with a RFI&Q process to further develop its Eco-Park and identify technology companies that desire to design, build, finance, own and operate a demonstration project of an innovative MSW conversion technology hosted on the County’s landfill site.

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In the news

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.

Looking Forward to WASTECON! GBB Exhibiting, Presenting and Co-Sponsoring SWANA’s Young Professionals Booth

GBB WASTECON boothFor the second year in a row, GBB is co-sponsoring the SWANA’s Young Professionals booth at WASTECON, which takes place August 22-25, 2016 in Indianapolis, IN. GBB will also have a booth (#1219 near the break zone) and speakers/moderators at 4 sessions.

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Upcoming Events

Maryland Recycling Network Webinar

April 24, 2017

Lori Scozzafava, Speaker
"Anaerobic Digestion: Not a Black Box Technology Option"
Monday, April 24 at 11:30am

Maryland Recycling Network website >>

North American Waste-to-Energy Conference

April 24-26, 2017

Minneapolis, MN

Matt Clark and Rob Dunnette, Attendees

Nathan Rich (Executive Director of the Wasatch Integrated Waste Management District), and Matt Clark (GBB Vice President), Speakers
"Today and Tomorrow — Mixed Waste Processing at Wasatch Integrated Waste Management District"
Tuesday, April 25 at 10:30am

Rob Dunnette, Speaker
"Minnesota MWC Operator Training: Drilling Down to Specifics"
Tuesday, April 25 at 3:30pm

NAWTEC Website>>

SWANA Virginia Conference

April 26-28, 2017

Virginia Beach, VA

Chris Lund, P.E., Speaker
"Landfill Closure in Severe Environments – Guam Ordot Dump: Geocell Closure System"
Thursday, April 27 at 2pm

SWANA Old Dominion Chapter website >>

WasteExpo

May 9-11, 2017

New Orleans, LA

Lori Scozzafava, Speaker
Date and time to be determined

WasteExpo Website>>

South Carolina SWANA Spring Conference

May 10-12, 2017

Pawleys Island, SC

Chris Lund, Attendee

South Carolina SWANA website >>

Virginia Recycling Association Conference

May 15-17, 2017

Virginia Beach, VA

Kate Vasquez, Attendee

Virginia Recycling Association website >>

Southern California SWANA Founding Chapter Workshop

June 8, 2017

Buena Park, CA

John Carlton, Attendee

SoCal SWANA Chapter website >>

Circular Economy Summit

June 26-28, 2017

Washington, DC

David McConnell (Enerkem) and Steve Simmons (GBB), Speakers
"Circular Economy Principles in Action—Moving from Prototype to Mainstream in Cities and Mobility"
Tuesday, June 27 at 11:20am

Circular Economy Summit Website>>

Keystone SWANA / Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association Conference

September 6-7, 2017

Harrisburg, PA

Steve Simmons, Speaker
Conversion Technologies
Date and time to be determined

Keystone SWANA Website>>

WASTECON / International Solid Waste Association’s World Congress

September 25-27, 2017

Baltimore, MD

GBB booth #710
Co-sponsor of SWANA Young Professionals booth

WASTECON Website>>