GBB Success Stories

Since 1980, GBB’s overall guiding principle, as a recycling / solid waste management consultant, has been to help clients generate success stories, working closely in partnership with them to develop innovative, cost-effective approaches that achieve measurable results. We strive to bring a fresh perspective, provide independent objective advice, and telling it like it is, in order to help advance better solutions for managing solid waste. We believe in being strategic, entrepreneurial and flexible. In short, GBB is where quality, value, ethics and results intersect.

Below are descriptions of selected success stories we have been part of. More GBB project descriptions are provided, by areas of specialization, in the Services section.


Alexandria/Arlington, VA – Building WTE Success with Strategy and Planning »

Allentown, PA – Containing Costs for Collection »

Arlington, TX – Leasing out a Landfill »

Baltimore, MD – Saving Millions by Re-routing »

Baton Rouge, LA – Building a State-of-the-Art Recycling Program »

Emerald Coast Utilities Authority, FL – Implementing FleetRoute™ in Pensacola »

Edmond, OK – Optimizing and Reducing Routes »

Fauquier County, VA- Procuring a C&D Recycling Facility »

Fort Wayne, IN – Improving Services and Increasing Recycling »

Fort Worth, TX – Planning and Procuring for Curbside Collection »

Guam – Turning Around Solid Waste Management System »

King County, WA – Auditing Transfer and Export Plans »

Maui County, HI – Leading and Modeling Integrated Solid Waste Planning »

Maui County, HI – Reviewing and Auditing Facilities »

Metro Nashville and Davidson County, TN – Revolutionizing Recycling Routes »

Metro Nashville and Davidson County, TN – Developing District Energy System »

New Orleans, LA – Auditing Curbside Collection »

Pittsfield, MA – Winning Awards with Resource Recovery »

Portland, ME – Using Contracts to Save $1 Million »

Rivanna Solid Waste Authority, VA – Taking the Pulse of the Public »

Santa Monica, CA – Improving Efficiency with Strategic Review and Procurement »

Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County, FL – Waste-to-Energy Projects Assistance »

Town of Agawam, MA – Procuring Resource Recovery for the Long Term »

U.S. EPA – Characterizing Debris Nationwide »