News & Events

Harvey Gershman - WASTECON 2019

Press Releases

Kent County, Michigan 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.

SWANA Recognizes Harvey Gershman with 2019 Lawrence Lecture Award

On October 23, 2019, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) issued a press release announcing that Harvey Gershman, GBB Founder Owner Associate and Co-Founder, had been presented with the 2019 Lawrence Lecture Award. See the SWANA press release

Lawrence Lecturer: Gershman and Biderman
Harvey Gershman with David Biderman, SWANA’s Executive Director and CEO.

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.


In the news

GBB Remains Open

Despite serious interruptions to the business community, GBB remains available for your solid waste management planning needs during this difficult time.

While we must comply with local regulations and abide by travel restrictions, we continue to serve our clients remotely. As a company, we have access to most virtual meeting platforms and are accustomed to teleworking. In fact, most of the consulting services we regularly provide are completed remotely.

Be well, stay safe, and keep in touch.

Solid Waste in the Age of Resilience

Jennifer PorterPer Jennifer Porter, in Waste Today, climate change is a chronic stress and a pandemic is an acute shock in resilience theory. Both give us an opportunity to assess and redesign plans/procedures and she challenges the industry to dare to make our solid waste systems more sustainable and resilient.

Conversion Technologies and the Needs of Front-end Processing Systems

Brad KelleyIn Waste Today, Senior Project Engineer Brad Kelley, BSME talks about how advancements in processing technology and equipment have the capacity to revolutionize the capabilities of many conversion technologies.

Harvey Gershman Honored with MSW Legacy Award

MSW Legacy Award 2020As it commemorates its 30-year anniversary, MSW Management magazine honors 30 professionals who have made significant contribution to the advancement of the solid waste management industry during the past 30 years with MSW Legacy Awards. Congratulations to Harvey Gershman, GBB Founder Owner Associate & Co-Founder, who was presented with the award!


Upcoming Events

Cans Drive Recycling Webinar

July 16, 2020

Free Webinar – Can Manufacturers Institute

Corinne Rico, Speaker
“How Beverage Cans Can Further Drive the U.S. Recycling System”
Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 2pm

Can Manufacturers Institute Website >>

Municipal Waste Management Association Fall Summit

September 28-30, 2020

Honolulu, HI

Jennifer Porter, Attendee

Municipal Waste Management Association’s Website >>

Maryland Recyling Network / SWANA-MidAtlantic Conference

October 2, 2020

Baltimore, MD

Maryland Recycling Network Website >>

Virginia Recycling Association & SWANA Conference

October 28-30, 2020

Virginia Beach, VA

Corinne Rico, Speaker
“Local and Regional Governments Using Waste to Inform Circular Economy Policy”
Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 7am

Chris Lund, P.E., Speaker
“Emerging Technologies: Overview and a Peek into the Future”
Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 9am

VRA Website >>


December 7-10, 2020

Dallas, TX

GBB: Exhibitor

WASTECON Website >>