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Mixed Waste Processing Reports Published by the American Chemistry Council

On June 24, 2015, the American Chemistry Council issued a news release announcing the publication of a report prepared by GBB, entitled “The Evolution of Mixed Waste Processing Facilities – 1970-Today.” See the press release and complete report.

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Special North American Workshop at the 2015 International Symposium on MBT, MRF & Recycling in Germany

Waste-to-Resources

The single best place to learn about MBT is where it’s being done, by the folks who know the most about it. That happens only once every two years in Germany at the International Symposium on MBT, MRF & Recycling. Learn more about the upcoming event and the special workshop and past conference proceedings (448 pages) offered as a bonus to North American attendees.

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Prince William County, VA, Moves Forward With Organic Waste Processing Facility

GBB assisted Prince William County, VA, with the planning and procurement of an innovative public-private partnership for a new facility to process yard waste, food scraps, and wood waste. Tom Smith, Solid Waste Division Chief, talks about the project:

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Guam Receiver Updates

GBB Receiver - GuamIn a Court Order dated March 17, 2008, U.S. District Court Judge Frances M. Tydingco-Gatewood appointed GBB to be Receiver with full responsibility for bringing the Guam Solid Waste Management Division, now the Guam Solid Waste Authority (GSWA), into compliance with the 2004 Consent Decree for violation of the Clean Water Act. Click here for more information and links to news and information about the Receivership.

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GBB’s Bob Brickner Attends quasar’s Grand Opening of New AD Project in Ohio

quasarThis summer, GBB’s Bob Brickner attended the Grand Opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of quasar energy group’s new high-solids anaerobic digestion (AD) project in Wooster, OH. The new facility turns the City’s traditional wastewater treatment plant into a water resource recovery facility, recycling energy and nutrients from the waste stream while reducing operating costs and expanding capacity.

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Bob Brickner Attends Enerkem Facility Inauguration in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Infinitus Renewable Energy Plant

The Enerkem solid waste to Methanol facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, was recently inaugurated and GBB’s Bob Brickner made the trek to see the more than $100 million facility first hand. Bob also toured the adjacent new City waste processing facility that uses Vecoplan-supplied equipment to process solid waste and generates the “prepared feedstock” fired in the 10 million gallon per year Enerkem gasifier system.

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Bob Brickner Participates in Infinitus Renewable Energy Plant Grand Opening

Infinitus Renewable Energy Plant

As part of GBB’s constant effort to review and keep track of new and innovative technologies, GBB’s Bob Brickner recently participated in the high-profile grand opening of the new high-tech 80,000 square feet Dirty MRF in Montgomery, AL, built by Infinitus at a cost in excess of $30 million.

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Waste Characterization Study in Fort Worth

In mid-March, a GBB team conducted a waste characterization study of 800 randomly selected garbage and recycling carts for the City of Fort Worth, TX. Find out more from this Star Telegram article.

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Renewable Energy from Waste Conference Brings Together Key Industry Players

The inaugural Renewable Energy from Waste Conference held in late 2013 and co-produced by GBB turned out to be highly successful, bringing together over 200 attendees to learn, network, and exchange info and ideas. Download the “opening presentation” and “closing comments” made by Harvey Gershman and click below to learn more about the 2014 edition taking place Nov. 18-20 in San Jose.

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Prince William County, VA Contracts with LEEP Holdings, LLC to Extend Life of Landfill

In February 2014, the Prince William County, VA Board of Supervisors approved a Phase One Agreement with LEEP Holdings, LLC (LEEP) of Vienna, VA to develop a Waste Conversion Demonstration Project at the Prince William County Landfill. The agreement specifies the necessary detailed planning, engineering, and financing arrangements for the Project. The planning/engineering and financing
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