Waste team provides national mentors
MEMBERS of Peterborough City Council’s waste team have been chosen to share their knowledge and expertise with other councils.
Mick Robb, section head for waste, and Richard Pearn, programme manager for waste infrastructure, were selected to be among 20 mentors nationwide for the Waste Improvement Network (WIN).
The aim of the network is to help councils become more efficient and improve their waste collection and recycling services.
Over the next 12 months they will have five days to provide workshops for other local councils.
Councillor Matthew Lee, deputy leader of the city council, said: “This is a great achievement for Mick and Richard and also demonstrates the high esteem in which the council is held by other local authorities.
“It is a great opportunity for us to share best practice with colleagues and to work together to improve the services provided to local residents.”
Mr Robb said: “Being accepted by WIN as a mentor to other local authorities on waste related matters is a great honour for me personally. It also underlines the positive image of Peterborough on a national stage in terms of our waste and recycling expertise.”