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GBB Assisting Kent County, MI with Request for Information for Innovative Sustainable Business Park

Kent County, MI has issued a RFI for potential future tenants and complementary technologies for the Sustainable Business Park planned on 200 acres to identify companies that want to be part of the Park.

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Renewable Energy Expert Tom Reardon Joins GBB as Senior Vice President; New Member of Ownership Group

Tom ReardonTom Reardon has joined the firm as Senior Vice President and member of the ownership group. A GBB Vice President from 2009 to 2015, he has over 32 years of experience specializing on alternative energy, clean fuel and waste conversion.

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Fort Worth’s City Council Approves 20-Year Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan

The Council unanimously approved, after a public hearing at its September 12 meeting, the long-term plan developed with the assistance of the GBB Project Team.

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GBB Developing Master Plan for Resource Park as Part of Kent County, MI’s Sustainable Materials Management System

The Kent County, MI Department of Public Works selected GBB to develop a Master Plan for 200+ acres of property to convert waste materials into marketable products.

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GBB Assisting H.E. Butt Family Foundation with Procurement of Refuse Compactor and Recycling Containers

GBB is assisting with the procurement process after a previous review and evaluation of waste generation and waste management practices to suggest improvements that could be implemented.

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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.

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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.”

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City of Fort Wayne Publishes Invitation to Bid for Residential Collection Services and Processing of Recyclables

The City of Fort Wayne, IN, released an ITB for Integrated Municipal Solid Waste and Recycling Management Contracts – specifically, for curbside collection of single stream recyclables; curbside collection of Municipal Solid Waste; and, processing of collected recyclables. GBB assisted with drafting the ITB, participated in the pre-bid conference, will review bids, participate in interviews, and provide recommendations and assistance with negotiations and contract finalization.

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Stephen Simmons Joins GBB Ownership Group; Promoted to Senior Vice President

Stephen SimmonsStephen Simmons is now part of the firm’s ownership group, joining President and co-founder Harvey Gershman, and Senior Vice Presidents Chris Lund, P.E., and John Carlton, P.E., BCEE. He has also been promoted to Senior Vice President.

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Prince William County, VA Publishes Request for Information and Qualifications for a Municipal Solid Waste Conversion Demonstration Project

GBB is assisting Prince William County, VA, with a RFI&Q process to further develop its Eco-Park and identify technology companies that desire to design, build, finance, own and operate a demonstration project of an innovative MSW conversion technology hosted on the County’s landfill site.

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