Win a Green Award
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.
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........................................................ 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