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A Conversation with Jennifer Porter
Jennifer Porter, GBB Vice President
Recycling Today – December 2019

A 30-minute interview with Megan Smalley, from Recycling Today, where Jennifer Porter talks about her passion for sustainability, her career path, some key projects she is working on, and waste and recycling industry trends to watch for:

Think Twice Before Hitting the Checkout Aisle This Holiday Season
Corinne Rico, GBB Project Manager
Waste Today – December 2019

Back to Basics with Recycling Education
Ashlea Smith, GBB Marketing Manager and Consultant I
Waste Today – October 2019

How Communities Can Use the Momentum from the Zero Waste Act to Advance Regional Compost Markets
Paige Davis, GBB Consultant I
Waste Today – September 2019

What’s New in Waste Conversion Technology
Steve Simmons, GBB President
Waste Today – August 2019

Big Data and the Waste Industry
Brad Kelley, BSME, GBB Senior Project Engineer
Waste Today – August 2019

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