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The GBB Circular

GBB consultants come from varying backgrounds and experience but share a passion for the environment in general, and solid waste management in particular. Our blog, The GBB Circular, will help us to further contribute to the dialog and knowledge base in the industry by sharing ideas, observations, concerns and words of wisdom. We hope the blog will provide food for thought and spark important industry discussions.

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Sustainable Practices in the Fashion Industry: Circular Model

Fast Fashion: Addressing Waste in the Fashion Industry

In Waste Today, GBB Project Manager Morgan McCarthy discusses the shift toward Circular Fashion and provides tips to help make more sustainable choices.

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Friend or Foe? How AI Can Accelerate Waste Reduction Aspirations in the Face of Climate Urgency

In Waste Today, GBB Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Porter offers some insight into how artificial intelligence is dramatically transforming material sorting, collection and worker safety.

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Collaboration Between Recycling Processors and Manufacturers Can Shape a Sustainable Future

Manufacturing in the Circular Economy

Recycling processors and product manufacturers play a crucial role in shaping a sustainable future. In Waste Today, GBB Senior Consultant Brandie Townsend discusses how they can collaborate with four effective practices to increase diversion.

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From landfills to Clean Energy: How the Inflation Reduction Act Empowers Food Waste Diversion Projects

From Landfills to Clean Energy: How the Inflation Reduction Act Empowers Food Waste Diversion Projects

The Inflation Reduction Act has created new opportunities to reduce emissions and advance food waste diversion. In Waste Today, GBB Project Manager Eugenia Manwelyan discusses how it plays an essential role in food waste landfill diversion projects.

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Large Waste Requires Large Solutions

Large waste requires large solutions

Bulky waste collection and disposal is challenging but it is possible to successfully handle it through thoughtful planning, to benefit local communities and the environment. In Waste Today, GBB Senior Consultant Theresa Evans discusses those challenges and presents several solutions to address them.

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Commentary on the National Strategy to Prevent Plastic Pollution as it Relates to Traditionally Marginalized Groups

The EPA recently published its Draft National Strategy to Prevent Plastic Pollution. In Waste Today, Ricky Phillips and Paige Davis comment on the strategy as it relates to traditionally marginalized groups and provide areas to focus on to make the dream of an equitable plastic management strategy a reality.

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Online, Phone and In-person Surveys: A, B, C or All the Above?

Online, phone and in-person surveys: A, B, C or all the above?

In Waste Today, GBB Senior Consultant Ashlea Smith Sabeti breaks down best practices for conducting surveys, a key strategic tool to soliciting feedback on their solid waste management and recycling programs.

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LFG Recovery: A Road Map to Success

LFG recovery: A road map to success

In Waste Today, GBB Senior Vice President Chris Lund, PE, discusses several key factors that must be considered when setting up and maintaining a LFG recovery system for environmental and economic success.

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5 Ingredients for Your Community’s Zero-Waste Future

5 Ingredients for Your Community’s Zero-Waste Future

In Waste Today, GBB Senior Vice President and Sustainability Officer Jennifer Porter presents five questions to consider when upgrading a sustainable materials management program for communities considering how to reach Zero Waste.

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