Christopher Lund, P.E.

Chris LundSenior Vice President

B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professional Civil Engineer

Engineering technical system reviews; technical and life cycle cost evaluations, environmental and technical audits of solid waste facilities, comprehensive planning for waste systems, and performance of landfill engineering  and environmental design. 

“I help clients find efficient, environmentally acceptable solutions to their materials management and solid waste issues, from planning and design development, through permitting, construction management and start-up operations.”

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Mr. Lund has over 30 years of experience that include 9 years in the public-sector with the Guam Environmental Protection Agency (GEPA) and the State of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, in addition to his consulting engineer background. His solid waste management experience includes multiple projects from both the regulated and regulatory sides, ranging from field investigations (environmental, operations, fire, groundwater, surface water, sampling, monitoring) and planning to final design, permitting, procurement, construction management, and operations. Other areas of expertise include life-cycle cost feasibility studies, siting studies, planning, design (solid waste, civil, environmental, geotechnical), and permitting.

He has been the key project team leader for GBB, which is the appointed Receiver for the Guam Solid Waste Authority since a March 2008 Court Order issued by the United States District Court of Guam, providing overall engineering and project management. As part of the Receivership team, Mr. Lund is performing the planning, and management of the day to day project engineering, quality assurance review and analysis, and environmental management for a consortium of engineering and environmental firms (to include GHD, GLA, Brown & Caldwell, EA Engineering Science and Technology, Inc., PBC, and HHNT) conducting design, permitting and compliance reporting, and construction management. Additionally Mr. Lund executes design, environmental, and construction procurements for the new landfill construction, operations, permitting, environmental compliance, and dump closure projects.

Selected Interviews

Trouble in Paradise: Recycling a Tough Proposition for U.S. Territories,published in Waste Dive (November 2019)

How One Island Territory Is Getting Creative with Upcycling and Reuse,published in Waste Dive (July 2019)

Three Key Technologies that Make Landfill Operations More Robust,published in Waste Dive (July 2018)

Publications & Speeches

Emerging Technologies: Overview and Peek Into the Future,” presented at the Virginia Recycling Association / SWANA Old Dominion Chapter Webinar (September 2020)

Updates on PFAS Legislation,” published in Waste Today. (May 2020)

Preparing for PFAS,” published in Waste Today. (June 2019)

Sowing the Seeds of Growth, published in Waste Today. (March 2019)

Airports: The Next Waste Diversion Frontier,” published in Waste Today. (October 2018)

Sustainable Business Parks – A Circular Economy,” presented at the Virginia Recycling Association / SWANA Old Dominion Joint Solid Waste & Recycling Conference, Virginia Beach, VA. (May 2018)

When Nothing Else Will Do: Geocell Closure Application for Steep Slopes, Earthquake Zone 4, and Typhoon Conditions,” presented at WASTECON / International Solid Waste Association’s World Congress, Baltimore, MD. (September 2017)

Landfill Cover – Severe Environment: Geocell Closure Application for Steep Slopes, Heavy Precip, Earthquake Zone 4 and Hurricane Conditions,” presented at the SWANA Virginia Conference. (April 2017)

Geocell: When Nothing Else Will Do. Closure Application for Steep Slopes, Earthquake Zone 4 and Hurricane Conditions,”  presented at the SWANA South Carolina Palmetto Chapter Annual Spring Conference. (May 2016)

“Protecting Public Health and Ecosystems in Islands through Waste Management,” presented at the 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste Webcast (December 2015)

“Sustainable Waste Management in Greater Manchester,” (moderator) presented at WASTECON (August 2015)

From 0 to 180: Transforming Guam’s Solid Waste Management System from the Ground Up,” published in Waste Advantage magazine (June 2015)

Ordot Dump – Review of Closure Construction,” presented at the Society of American Military Engineers – Guam Post Meeting (January 2014)