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Press Releases

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.

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.


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

Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit

August 15-16, 2019

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Washington, DC

Corinne Rico, Attendee

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., Attendee

SWANA Quad State Conference Website>>


October 21-24, 2019

Phoenix, AZ

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

WASTECON Website >>