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Harvey Gershman Awarded SWANA’s Robert L. Lawrence Distinguished Service Award

Harvey Gershman's acceptance speech during SWANA's Awards Breakfast at WASTECON.The Solid Waste Association of North America recently presented Harvey Gershman, GBB President and Co-Founder, with the 2013 Robert L. Lawrence Distinguished Service Award, one of the highest honors in the solid waste industry, for his significant contribution to the solid waste management profession.

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GBB Assisting City of Houston with Ambitious “One Bin for All” Initiative

GBB has been selected by the GeoTechnical Research Institute, under the auspices of the Houston Advanced Research Center, to provide consulting assistance to the City of Houston, TX for its ambitious “One Bin for All” initiative, utilizing mechanical biological treatment with advanced resource recovery processing for residential municipal solid waste.

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San Diego Selects GBB to Provide Solid Waste Collection Systems Expertise

The Environmental Services Department of the City of San Diego, CA, chose GBB to conduct an in-depth analysis and assessment of the City’s current collection system and provide recommendations to reduce costs and improve operational efficiency.

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GBB’s Comprehensive Reports Provide Substantial Information on WTE

September 2009 White Paper: “Meeting the Future: Evaluating the Potential of Waste Processing Technologies to Contribute to the Solid Waste Authority’s System”

May 2011 White Paper: “Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County – Response to the Florida Chapter of the Sierra Club”

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GBB Co-Sponsors 2nd Annual C&D Recycling Forum

The second annual C&D Recycling Forum, organized by Construction & Demolition Recycling, took place September 25-27, 2011 at the Turf Valley Resort & Conference Center, located in Ellicott City (Baltimore), MD. The event offered a wide scope of programming focused on how to be competitive and maximize opportunities in the C&D recycling sector.

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Unlocking the Vast Potential of Energy Recovery

On June 28, 2012, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) hosted a forum on Capitol Hill entitled “Unlocking the Vast Potential of Energy Recovery.”  An overview of the latest waste-to-energy (WTE) and conversion technologies (CT) trends and technologies was presented. Expanded use of energy recovery as an abundant and alternative energy source was discussed, and legislative
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GBB Sponsors Capitol Steps Performance at WASTECON’s Networking Event

GBB sponsored a special performance by the Capitol Steps, an American musical political satire group, during the WASTECON networking event that took place in August 2012 in Washington, DC. Organized by the Virginia ‘Old Dominion’ and Mid-Atlantic Chapters of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA,) the event celebrated SWANA’s 50th Anniversary with a
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Unlocking the Vast Potential of Energy Recovery

American Chemistry Council Hosts Forum on Capitol Hill – Harvey Gershman Moderates Panel On June 28, 2012, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) hosted a forum on Capitol Hill entitled “Unlocking the Vast Potential of Energy Recovery.”  An overview of the latest waste-to-energy (WTE) and conversion technologies (CT) trends and technologies was presented. Expanded use of
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GBB Co-Sponsors 2nd Annual C&D Recycling Forum

Business Event Fostering the Profitable Recycling of C&D Material The second annual C&D Recycling Forum, organized by Construction & Demolition Recycling, took place September 25-27, 2001 at the Turf Valley Resort & Conference Center, located in Ellicott City (Baltimore), MD. The event offered a wide scope of programming focused on how to be competitive and maximize
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GBB President Writes to Maryland Governor

Urges O'Malley to Recognize WTE as Clean, Renewable, Safe and Economical Source of Energy In late April 2011, GBB President Harvey Gershman sent a letter to the Honorable Martin O'Malley, Governor of Maryland, urging him not to veto HB 1121/SB 690, which recognizes waste-to-energy as part of Maryland’s long-term renewable energy portfolio. After careful deliberation,
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