News & Events

Press Releases

GBB Promotes Sustainability Leader Jennifer F. Porter to Vice President

Jennifer PorterA GBB Senior Project Manager since 2017, she has 17+ years of experience on sustainability initiatives with extensive expertise in solid waste management, recycling, and composting program evaluation and development.

Two Young Professionals Join GBB: Eric Garvey as Project Engineer I and Ricky Phillips as an Intern

Ricky PhillipsEric GarveyAn important part of GBB’s corporate culture is to offer opportunities to the next generation of individuals with a passion for sustainable development & the environment.

Partial End of GBB’s Guam Solid Waste Management Receivership

GBB’s 11-year federal receivership over Guam’s solid waste and disposal services has partially ended per a court order issued by the U.S. District Court of Guam. Having achieved a complete 180-degree turnaround of the island’s solid waste system, GBB will continue its technical work to complete the post-closure plan for the Ordot Dump.

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.


In the news

Waste Characterization Study in Lancaster County, PA

Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority Waste CharacterizationIn mid-August, a GBB-led team performed a three-day single-stream recycling waste study at the LCSWMA transfer station. Learn more in this Lancaster Online article

Condolences to Family and Friends of David Manning

David L. ManningDavid Manning, a long-time friend, public servant, and colleague, passed away on August 4. David and GBB have a 20-year relationship. See the statement from Harvey Gershman, GBB Founder Owner Associate & Co-Founder.

May he Rest In Peace.

Big Data and the Waste Industry

Brad KelleyIn Waste Today, GBB Senior Project Engineer Brad Kelley discusses the buzz around the internet of things (IoT) & big data that has reached the waste industry.

What’s New in Waste Conversion Technology?

Steve SimmonsIn Waste Today, GBB President Steve Simmons discusses shifting markets and changing demand that might help some waste conversion technologies finally gain more widespread acceptance.


Upcoming Events

Resource Recycling Conference and Trade Show

August 26-28, 2019

New Orleans, LA

Resource Recycling Conference Website>>

SWANA Quad State Conference

August 28-30, 2019

Asheville, NC

Chris Lund, P.E.: Attendee

SWANA Quad State Conference Website>>

SWANA Keystone Chapter / Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association Joint Conference

September 4-5, 2019

Harrisburg, PA

Steve Simmons: Attendee

Keystone SWANA Website>>

Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Development Conference

September 18-19, 2019

Bethlehem, PA

Steve Simmons and Jennifer Porter: Attendees

Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center Website>>

Municipal Waste Management Association Fall Summit

October 16-18, 2019

Cleveland, OH

Steve Simmons and Jennifer Porter: Attendees

Municipal Waste Management Association Website>>


October 21-24, 2019

Phoenix, AZ

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

WASTECON Website >>

MRF Operations Forum

October 22, 2019

Chicago, IL

Brad Kelley, BSME: Attendee

MRF Operations Forum Website>>

Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference

October 23-25, 2019

Chicago, IL

Brad Kelley, BSME: Attendee

Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Website>>

BioCycle Renewable Energy from Organics Recycling Conference

October 28-31, 2019

Madison, WI

Chris Lund, P.E.: Attendee

BioCycle REFOR Website>>

Plastics Recycling Conference & Trade Show

February 17-19, 2020

Nashville, TN

Plastics Recycling Conference Website>>