Residential Recycling

GBB prepares feasibility studies and recycling plans to meet the specific residential recycling needs of clients. These studies include the evaluation of system components, including characterization, collection, transport, storage, processing, market analysis, and public education, in order to recommend the best-suited and most cost-effective methods for short-term and long-term waste management.

Selected Project Descriptions:

Development of a Recycling Master Plan / Waste Composition Analysis
Lexington Fayette Urban County Government, KY

Waste Reduction and Recycling
Prince William County, Virginia

Residential Curbside Recycling Program Implementation and Recycling Plan Development
Anne Arundel County, Maryland

Recycling Feasibility Study and Implementation Assistance
Prince William County, Virginia

Recycling Analysis and Plan
City of Baltimore and Baltimore County, Maryland

Related GBB Presentations:

How Beverage Cans Can Further Drive the U.S. Recycling System
Corinne Rico, GBB Project Manager
Can Manufacturers Institute Webinar – July 2020

1-hour video of webinar, including Corinne Rico’s presentation starting at 5:30:

What Does the Future Look Like for Paper Recycling
Brad Kelley, BSME, GBB Senior Project Engineer
Sustainable Packaging Coalition Impact 2020 Virtual – March 2020

Fixing Recycling (Summary of panel in Recycling Today)
Brad Kelley, BSME, GBB Senior Project Engineer
Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference – October 2019

To Mix or Not to Mix?
Lori Scozzafava, GBB Vice President, Operations Officer
WasteExpo – May 2017

The Future of Processing and Collecting
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference – October 2016

Single Stream Recycling… Local Government Perspective
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
Resource Recycling Conference – September 2016

The Big Picture: The State of Recycling & Opportunities for Innovation
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
National Recycling Coalition Congress – September 2008

Reaching Critical Masses: Creating Political Support for Recycling
Harvey Gershman, GBB President
National Recycling Coalition Conference – August 2005

Related GBB Articles:

Recycling Isn’t Broken, But It Does Need to Change
Brad Kelley, BSME, GBB Senior Project Engineer
Waste Today – October 2022

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

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

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

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

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