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

GBB Waste Outlook – October 2019 Issue

GBB Waste Outlook - October 2019The October 2019 issue of the GBB Waste Outlook newsletter is out, with recent news about the firm.

Back to Basics with Recycling Education

Ashlea SmithIn Waste Today, Ashlea Smith discusses how recycling education efforts need to be responsive to a variety of audiences and factor in how diverse subsets of the population consume information.

How Communities Can Use the Momentum from the Zero Waste Act to Advance Regional Compost Markets

Paige DavisIn Waste Today, Paige Davis discusses one way that municipalities could capitalize on the Zero Waste Act, by creating comprehensive solid waste management plans that prioritize organics collection, processing and utilization by purchasers.

Steve Simmons on Solid Recovered Fuels

Steve SimmonsIn Waste360, GBB President Steve Simmons is interviewed about renewable energy as part of a feature on solid recovered fuel, which is expected to replace up to 100% of fossil fuels to generate electricity or heat.


Upcoming Events


October 21-24, 2019

Phoenix, AZ

GBB: Exhibitor (Booth #615)

Harvey Gershman: Keynote Speaker
Lawrence Lecture
Tuesday, October 22 at 11am
Location: North Ballroom C&D

Tom Reardon: Division Director
“Waste Conversion and Energy Recovery Technical Division Meeting”
Tuesday, October 22 at 2pm
Location: The Oasis

Corinne Rico: Moderator
“Discovery Series: Reimagine Phoenix”
Wednesday, October 23 at 10am
Location: North Ballroom C&D

Corinne Rico: Moderator
“Our Circular Economy: Transforming Ideas into Action”
Wednesday, October 23 at 11am
Location: Room 122AB

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: Speaker
“Fixing Recycling”
Friday, October 25 at 8:30am

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>>

C&D World

March 11, 2020

Las Vegas, NV

Brad Kelley, BSME: Attendee

Construction & Demolition Recycling Association Website>>

Southeast Recycling Conference & Trade Show

March 15-18, 2020

Destin, FL

Chris Lund, P.E.; Ashlea Smith; and Rob Dunnette: Attendees

Southeast Recycling Conference & Trade Show (SERC) Website>>


March 23-26, 2020

Atlanta, GA

SWANApalooza Website >>