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Articles, Publications, and Media Mentions

Preparing for PFAS
Chris Lund, P.E., GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – June 2019

Incentivizing Infrastructure for Sustainable Waste Solutions
Tom Reardon, GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – April 2019

Building Something Sustainable
Ashlea Smith, GBB Marketing Manager and Steve Faber, Byrum & Fisk West Michigan Team Leader
Waste Today – April 2019

Sowing the Seeds of Growth
Chris Lund, P.E., GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – March 2019

Markets and Marketability – Overcoming the barriers to accessing recycling markets
Brad Kelley, GBB Senior Project Engineer; Corinne Rico, GBB Project Manager; and Ashlea Smith, GBB Marketing Manager
MSW Management magazine – March-April 2019

The Optimist’s Guide to Recycling
Kate Vasquez, GBB Project Manager
Waste Today – February 2019

Creating an Industrial Ecosystem – Building a circular economy starting with what was supposed to be a landfill expansion
Steve Simmons, GBB President; Jennifer Porter, GBB Senior Project Manager; and Kristen Wieland, Kent County Communications and Marketing Manager
MSW Management magazine – January-February 2019

Executive Q&A: GBB President Steve Simmons
Waste Today – December 2018

What’s in a Year?
Kate Vasquez, GBB Project Manager
Waste Today – December 2018

Airports: The Next Waste Diversion Frontier
Chris Lund, P.E., GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – October 2018

The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be
Steve Simmons, GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – September 2018

Often Overlooked – What municipalities should know while writing and implementing residential solid waste hauling contracts
Jennifer Porter, GBB Senior Project Manager; Kate Vasquez, GBB Project Manager; and Ashlea Smith, GBB Marketing Manager
Waste Today – September 2018

Time to Reinvent the Waste-to-Energy Industry
Tom Reardon, GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – July – August 2018

It’s Time to Accept That Our China Market Problems Are Not Going Away
Lori Scozzafava, GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – May – June 2018

Circular Solutions to a Growing Recyclables Market Problem
Jennifer Porter, GBB Senior Project Manager
Waste Today – April 2018

What’s the Deal with Commercial Recycling?
Kate Vasquez, GBB Senior Consultant
Waste Today – March 2018

Waste Conversion Technology Projects Advance in 2017
Steve Simmons, GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – January – February 2018

Is the US Ready for a Paradigm Shift in Solid Waste Management?
Steve Simmons, GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – November – December 2017

Defend Against China’s National Sword: Rebuild. Renew. Recontract
Lori Scozzafava, GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – September – October 2017

Better Waste Management Can Help Reduce Greenhouse Gases… Says Science!
Steve Simmons, GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Today – May 2017

Sometimes, “Different” is “More”
Kate Vasquez, GBB Senior Consultant
Recycling Today – May 2017

Welcome Waste Today…Happy New Year too!
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Waste Today – January 2017

Times are Changing for Renewable Energy from Waste
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – December 2016

May They Rest in Peace
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – August 2016

Permission to Perform
Steve Simmons, GBB Vice President
Renewable Energy from Waste – June 2016

Are You Considering a Waste Composition Study? … Why and for What?
Bob Brickner, GBB Founder Associate
MSW Management magazine – May 2016

Part II: COP21 and Developing Countries
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – April 2016

Part I: The Impact of COP21 on Recycling and Renewable Energy from Waste
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – February 2016

Energy-ready Organics
Brad Kelley, GBB Senior Project Engineer
Renewable Energy from Waste – December 2015

REW 2015 Provides Valuable Advice for Planning and Implementing New Projects
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – November 2015

MWP: Do You Doggie-Paddle to It or Swim Free Style?
Bob Brickner, GBB Executive Vice President
MSW Management magazine – November 2015

Recycling Desire Up, Prices and Demand Down…What Should We Do?
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – September 2015

Let’s Get Honest … MWP Has a Place in the Big Pond with All the Alligators!
Bob Brickner, GBB Executive Vice President, and Brad Kelley, BSME, GBB Senior Project Engineer
MSW Management magazine – September 2015

Making the Most Out of our Mixed Waste
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – July 2015

Drowning in Non-Collected Recyclables… Where’s the Life Vest?
Bob Brickner, GBB Executive Vice President, and Lois Clarke, GBB Principal Associate
MSW Management magazine – July 2015

Re-inventing Energy from Waste: The Evolution from Volume Reduction to Circular Economy
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – May 2015

From 0 to 180: Transforming Guam’s Solid Waste Management System from the Ground Up
Chris Lund, P.E., GBB Senior Vice President
Waste Advantage magazine – June 2015

If at the End of a Diving Board… Should You Take the Next Step?
Bob Brickner, GBB Executive Vice President, and Elizabeth Rice, GBB Senior Consultant
MSW Management magazine – June 2015

What’s Ahead for Solid Waste Management?
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Waste Advantage magazine – May 2015

Corporate Sustainability Needs Renewable Energy from Waste
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – March 2015

2015: A Year of Progress Ahead for Renewable Energy from Waste
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – January 2015

Are MWPFs Just Dirty MRFs?
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – November 2014

Does Size Matter? What Your Material Composition May Not Be Telling You
Brad Kelley, BSME, GBB Senior Project Engineer
Waste Advantage magazine – November 2014

The Way to Think About Plastics and Conversion Technologies
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – September 2014

Recycling or Waste-to-Energy? Either — AD works!
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – July 2014

GBB reports, published by the American Chemistry Council, on mixed waste processing facilities:

How Do Our Cities Recycle?
Elizabeth Rice, GBB Consultant II
MSW Management – June 2014

When it Comes to WTE, Collection is Key
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – May 2014

Advances in Energy…From Waste
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
MSW Management – May 2014

What Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Means to America
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – March 2014

Waste-to-Energy Emissions: How Low Can They Go?
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – January 2014

Is MBT Coming to America?
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – November 2013

Food Waste or Fuel Source?
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – September 2013

GBB report, published by the American Chemistry Council: 

US Government Helps Advance Renewable Energy from Waste
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – July 2013

Need More Diversion? Revisit Bans and Ordinances
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
MSW Management – July-August 2013

An Idea Worth Considering
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – May 2013

Same Old Process, New Considerations
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – March 2013

The US Can Learn from Sweden
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – January 2013

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

Stiff Competition
Elizabeth Rice, GBB Consultant II
Renewable Energy from Waste – November 2012

Part II: … This is Now
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – November 2012

Part I: That Was Then…
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – September 2012

The Whole Truth, Nothing But the Truth
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – July 2012

The Growing Role of WTE
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Renewable Energy from Waste – April 2012

Prayers and Progress
Bob Brickner, GBB Executive Vice President
Construction & Demolition Recycling – March 2012