Peter holds a Master Degree in Environmental Studies. His career has included ecological studies and environmental impact assessment along with many years as an interpretive naturalist in the mountain parks. He has been working on waste management projects in Alberta since the early 1990s and in 2006 he began working with the Bow Valley Waste Management Commission, currently serving as the Regional Zero Waste Coordinator. Typical projects have included facilitating the start-up trials for Town of Banff kitchen organics diversion and establishing a special events Toward Zero Waste program to put recycling on display in the Commission’s member municipalities. Peter believes that responsible waste management lies at the crossroads of sustainability and is a catalyst that will stimulate the economic efficiencies and environmental stewardship essential to supporting healthy lifestyles.