Win a Green Award

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk&world Update - ........................................................ ........................................................

DON’T for­get that the ET has launched a new set of awards to tie in with the Green Fes­ti­val, the Green Awards. The cat­e­gories are: Green Vol­un­teer/Com­mu­nity Award - spon­sored by Op­por­tu­nity Peter­bor­ough.

Green Youth Group Award - spon­sored by Cross Keys Homes.

Most In­no­va­tive En­vi­ron­men­tal Project - spon­sored by Peter­bor­ough Re­new­able En­ergy Ltd.

The Green Fam­ily Award - spon­sored by Peter­bor­ough City Coun­cil

The Sus­tain­able Food Provider Award.

Best kept al­lot­ment or gar­den - spon­sored by Bet­ta­land Prod­ucts.

The En­vi­ron­men­tal Pho­tog­ra­pher Award

The Queens­gate Award for con­tri­bu­tion to En­vi­ron­men­tal Cap­i­tal - spon­sored by Queens­gate

The Green Builder and De­signer Award - spon­sored by Eco Build­ing Prod­ucts. How to en­ter: Look out for the vot­ing cards which will be avail­able at Green Fes­ti­val events over the next few days, or visit www.pe­ter­bor­oughto­day.co.uk/ green, or fill in the form, right.

Ap­pli­ca­tions must be re­ceived by 5pm on Mon­day, June 21, and forms should be sent to Linda Pritchard, Green Awards, Peter­bor­ough Evening Tele­graph, 57 Pri­est­gate, Peter­bor­ough, PE1 1JW. rules are the same as the Swich – but this is an op­por­tu­nity for men to swap com­puter games, DVDs, mag­a­zines, mo­bile phones, speak­ers, cam­eras, and un­wanted elec­tri­cal items.

For more de­tails on ei­ther event, visit www.pect.org.uk/green­fes­ti­val or call 01733 567159.

Cat­e­gory en­tered for:..................... Please tell us why you think the nom­i­nee should win this cat­e­gory. Con­tinue on a sep­a­rate sheet if nec­es­sary..........................

........................................................ off the tap when you brush your teeth – will help you save wa­ter.

Check out Anglian Wa­ter’s top 10 wa­ter sav­ing tips at www. an­glian­wa­ter.co.uk/en­vi­ron­ment/ us­ing-wa­ter-wisely/ten-tips Cut your en­ergy use.

By re­duc­ing the amount of en­ergy you use, not only will you be help­ing the en­vi­ron­ment, but you’ll be re­duc­ing your fuel bill as well.

One good way to see just how much en­ergy you are us­ing, and what sim­ple steps like turn­ing TVs and lights off can do, is to bor­row an en­ergy me­ter.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www. peter­bor­ough.gov.uk/en­vi­ron­ment/ cli­mate_change/en­er­gy_sav­ing_ mon­i­tors.aspx Learn a new green skill.

What do knit­ting, grow­ing your own, DIY loft in­su­la­tion, and rid­ing a bike have in com­mon?

They are all skills that will help you live in a greener way, and you can learn them all for free with Peter­bor­ough’s Greeniver­sity.

The teach­ers are or­di­nary lo­cal peo­ple will­ing to share their skills with other lo­cal peo­ple who are keen to learn some­thing new.

Sign up with Greeniver­sity now to kick start Peter­bor­ough’s green learn­ing revo­lu­tion!

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www. greeniver­sity.org.uk

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