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Public Outreach & Education

GBB's public outreach and community information experts help local officials and businesses involve and inform the public in solid waste management programs. We develop strategies; organize and staff citizen advisory committees; and prepare newsletters, brochures, videos, websites, slide presentations, and briefings to aid in the communications process.

Selected Project Descriptions

Public Education Materials and Signage / Community and Stakeholder Meetings
Receivership of the Guam Solid Waste Management Division

Commercial Recycling Public Education
City of Plano, Texas

Strategic Planning for Solid Waste and Recycling Services – Stakeholder Research / Interviews
Rivanna Solid Waste Authority, Charlottesville, Virginia Region

District Energy System Public Information Program
Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee

Related GBB Presentation:

When You Need Community Support: Using Low-cost Research Tools to Make Informed Decisions
Mary-Jane Atwater, GBB Principal Associate
WASTECON – August 2012

Related GBB Articles:

More Cost Savings Than Cost Center (Part 2)
Samantha Villegas, GBB Vice President
Waste Advantage Magazine – February 2015

It's More Science Than Art (Part 1)
Samantha Villegas, GBB Vice President
Waste Advantage Magazine – January 2015

Listening to the Community: Low-Cost Research Tools to Build Stakeholder Support and Manage Opposition
Mary-Jane Atwater, GBB Principal Associate
WasteAdvantage Magazine – January 2013