speakerPeter Veiga

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario

Peter Veiga has over twenty years' experience in solid waste and recycling policy, program development and operations. He has been instrumental in developing several leading waste diversion initiatives, including early testing of automated collection systems in Ontario, implementing one of Ontario's first green bin organics programs, expanding blue box recycling programs and developing waste management plans. As part of the Regional Municipality of Durham waste management team, Mr. Veiga is developing and implementing initiatives that will help Durham reach its 70 percent waste diversion and climate change goals, including an integrated waste management system that will include anaerobic digestion with waste pre-sorting technologies. Peter holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto and a Master's Certificate in Municipal Management from the University Of Ontario Institute Of Technology.