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Lori Scozzafava Promoted to GBB Senior VP, Operations Officer; Joins Ownership Group

Lori ScozzafavaLori Scozzafava has joined the GBB’s ownership group and been promoted to Senior Vice President, Operations Officer. A passionate advocate for environmental issues, she has nearly 30 years of solid waste management industry experience, including 15 years in leadership roles with industry associations.

Sustainability Leader Jennifer Porter Joins GBB as Senior Project Manager

Jennifer PorterJennifer Porter has joined GBB as Senior Project Manager. A sustainable development leader with 15+ years of experience on government and private sector sustainability initiatives, she has extensive experience in solid waste management, recycling, and composting program development and evaluation.

New Guam Landfill Built Under GBB Receivership Cited as Positive Example in EPA Report

In a recently released research report on solid waste management for remote, economically challenged communities in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa in the US Pacific territories, the US EPA states that: “Guam is a positive example of how a territory which once only had a large unlined landfill as the sole option for MSW disposal can design, construct, and operate a state-of-the-art MSWLF.”

Energy from Waste Expert Seth Myones Joins GBB as Special Principal Associate

Seth MyonesSeth Myones has joined GBB as Special Principal Associate – Financial Advisory Services. He has over 30 years of experience in the waste and environmental services, industrial services, and waste-to-energy/renewable energy spaces with in-depth strategic, commercial, operational, and technical expertise.

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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

Sustainability and 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

Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit Website>>

Lorman Education Services Webinar – Solid Waste Management

July 19, 2017

Lori Scozzafava, Speaker
"What's Ahead for Solid Waste Management"
Wednesday, July 19 at 1pm ET

Lorman Website>>

Tennessee Recycling Coalition Conference

August 13-15 2017

Franklin, TN

John Carlton, Speaker
"Integrated Solid Waste Management Planning in Rutherford County / City of Murfreesboro, TN"
Date / Time to be determined

Tennessee Recycling Coalition Conference >>

California Resource Recovery Association Conference

August 20-23, 2017

San Diego, CA

John Carlton, Attendee

California Resource Recovery Association Conference 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

Chris Lund, P.E., PSS, Speaker
"Dump Closure as Part of Guam’s Solid Waste System Turnaround”
Tuesday, September 26 at 3:30pm

WASTECON Website>>

Renewable Energy from Waste Conference

October 2-4, 2017

Fort Myers, FL

GBB, Co-organizer and exhibitor

Renewable Energy from Waste Conference Website>>