GOVERNMENTAL ADVISORY ASSOCIATES, Inc. provides strategic research and business development services to clients in the field of environment and solid waste management and other public services. The firm’s professional staff includes experts in environmental science, economics, law, management, planning and finance. In conjunction with the publication of its Yearbooks, the company maintains up-to-date, proprietary databases on recycling, mixed waste processing, waste-to-energy, and landfill gas recovery facilities.
G.A.A., Inc. is a woman-owned business head quartered in Westport, CT. The firm, established in 1974, provides consulting and research in the area of environmental services, recycling and solid waste management. The company evaluates institutional, administrative and political issues, assisting governments in implementing policies and programs. Areas recently addressed are downtown park development, police and fire deployment and shift designation and waste disposal rate regulation models.
With respect to solid waste management, the company advises both the public and private sectors, conducting market studies and evaluations of municipal systems. In addition, the company has evaluated recycling market development, examined state regulatory issues that encourage or inhibit solid waste programs, conducted citizen surveys, and designed and reviewed various contracts, bid specifications, and regulations, recommending changes to better ensure the desired policy outcome. G.A.A.’s professional staff consists of public sector specialists, planners, legal and financial experts. Each have had “hands-on” experience on advising private and public sector clients and assisting in the implementation of recommendations. In addition, the firm, if necessary, can draw on additional areas of expertise through co-venturing with other specialized firms.