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Business Development & Market Research

As a national solid waste management consulting firm, GBB has been on the front lines of the industry since 1980, planning and implementing integrated waste management and waste-to-energy programs that are designed to provide cost-effective services, protect the environment, and conserve natural resources. With its extensive expertise and consultants with complementary experience and business skills, GBB is uniquely positioned and qualified to provide companies with valuable insight and assistance to better address the market and/or to develop new markets. For companies, GBB offers business development services that include, but are not limited to:

  • Marketplace reviews for equipment, technology and/or services offering

    • Trends and opportunities
    • Key regulations
    • Public sentiment
    • Recommendations
  • Product line review
  • Business development/planning assistance

    • Capital requirements
    • Operating costs
    • Revenue projections
    • Evaluation of risk and synergistic opportunities
  • Strategy implementation guidance
  • Acquisition/expansion support

    • Due diligence & negotiation
    • Partnership development

Selected Project Descriptions

Assessment of Business Opportunities in Developing Materials Recycling Facilities
Confidential Client

Market and Operational Analysis of Gasifier Technology
Confidential, Anchorage, Alaska

Recyclable Materials Market Study
Maryland Department of the Environment

Residential Mixed Paper Processing Facility Development / Budget Review
Office Paper Systems, Inc.

Transfer Station and Landfill Due Diligence Evaluation for Acquisition
Confidential Client

Related GBB Presentations:

Do’s and Don’ts for Bidding on Collection Contracts for Small Haulers
Jennifer Porter, GBB Senior Project Manager 
Federation of New York Solid Waste Associations Conference – May 2018

Waste Conversion Market Update
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste Conference – October 2017

Waste-to-Energy Lessons Learned: A 30-Year Evaluation on Why Projects Succeeded or Failed
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
WASTECON – August 2016

Waste Conversion Technologies: Commercial Viability and Progress
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
WasteExpo – April 2014

Working with Key Stakeholders to Commercialize Advanced Biofuels from Waste
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Waste Intelligence Webinar – October 2012

Related GBB Articles:

Creating Successful Partnerships Involves Risk Sharing
John Carlton, GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – March 2017