Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) is an independent charity working for a cleaner, greener, healthier Peterborough.
We deliver a range of projects and initiatives working with local people, communities, schools, businesses, local authorities and voluntary organisations. Our aim is to create a truly sustainable Peterborough...the UK's Environment Capital.
A sustainable Peterborough.
To lead and support the city in establishing itself as the UK’s Environment Capital - an exemplar of how to deliver truly sustainable growth in order to improve the overall quality of life of its people, communities and environment.
Did you know...?
PECT works with over 200 different partners
We were founded in 1993 after Peterborough was designated one of four UK Environment Cities
PECT is a charity - we rely on support from local people and businesses
Our annual Green Festival attracted over 15,000 people last year throughout the fortnight of events
Our Eastex Materials Exchange project has saved local businesses £1.4 million on waste disposal and procurement costs
Our projects have won a number of awards for best practice and innovation
PECT was set up after Peterborough's designation in 1992 as one of four UK Environment Cities along with Leeds, Leicester and Middlesbrough. Since this time we have established a track record in delivering innovative and award-winning environmental projects of local and national significance.