UK Giveaway: Green Living Guide

by EcoStreet on July 8, 2010

in Competitions, Sustainable Lifestyle

Green Living Guide - simple steps that make a difference

Green Living Guide - simple steps that make a difference

I have another great green giveaway for you. Dennis Publishing and Magbook are giving away 5 copies of their new Green Living Guide by Hugh Bowring to EcoStreet readers.

Did you know that…
Turning down the thermostat by 1C can save you around £40 a year on heating bills?
Switching to energy efficient light bulbs can save the average UK household £128.42 per year?
The average UK household throws away £424 of food a year?
The average Briton throws away 7 times their body weight in rubbish each year?

Inside the Green Living Guide you’ll find:
194-pages of invaluable expert advice, tips and guidance.
Inspirational case studies ranging across Low Carbon Building Programmes to Green travel schemes.
Tips to battling against climate change at home and work through making small but significant changes.
Clear sections dedicated to help you live a greener life – including work, travel and raising a family.
100s of money saving tips ideal for achieving sustainable living on a budget.

Author Hugh Bowring is the director of Footprints Environmental Solutions Ltd, an independent company that provides ecological advice and Green products to companies and the general public. Prior to his current profession Hugh was a environmental journalist, and won the East of England’s Environmental Journalist of the Year Award for his contribution to generating awareness for Green issues across the British media.

There are THREE ways to enter yourself in the giveaway:

1. Comment below.
2. Post the giveaway to Facebook.
3. Post the giveaway to Twitter.

Each one will earn you a separate entry, so please leave individual comments for each.

Please note that this giveaway is only open to readers with a UK postal address.

The winner will be chosen at random on Mon. 19 July.

This giveaway is now closed.

And the winners are: Adrian Crook, Tracy, Thelma, Kim Holgate and Kulwinder Lombardelli.

The Green Living Guide is available now from and for only £7.99

{ 46 comments… read them below or add one }

Maya July 8, 2010 at 1:57 pm

Looks like a good book that I need.


helen warrener July 8, 2010 at 2:24 pm

i love trying to reduce my footprint so would love to win this


Fair Trade Products July 8, 2010 at 2:40 pm

Me, please!


Alan Clarke July 8, 2010 at 4:07 pm

I’ll be GREEN with envy if I’m not one of the lucky five !!


claire woods July 8, 2010 at 8:47 pm

yes please.


Chris Davies July 8, 2010 at 9:48 pm

Please could i enter! 😀



Carol De Brikasaan July 9, 2010 at 9:03 am

Sounds interesting! Please enter me for this .. thanks!


Laura Pritchard July 9, 2010 at 9:21 am

I need a book like this – I have good intentions but need guidance!


Cam July 9, 2010 at 11:48 am

Looks like a very interesting read.


Martina July 9, 2010 at 12:19 pm

I went to the Sunrise festival this summer and after listened to lots of different environmental talks there. As a result I now want to read more (and hopefully do more as well…).


Sarah L July 9, 2010 at 6:21 pm

We’re always having competitions in our household as to who is the greenest! This would settle many an argument!


Michael July 11, 2010 at 8:34 pm

I have been looking for some green and eco living tips and this looks like it could be the answer.


Di Coke July 12, 2010 at 4:18 pm

I would love to win this book; since having my first child 6 months ago I’ve been trying to become more environmentally aware. I already use washable nappies and wipes, and I bet this book is full of loads of good ideas!


Di Coke July 12, 2010 at 4:24 pm

I’ve just shared on Facebook…


Di Coke July 12, 2010 at 4:25 pm

…and tweeted a link to the competition too!
Hope you get plenty of new readers as the site is great!


Kim Holgate July 12, 2010 at 11:52 pm

A few days quite reading then months of nagging my family, oh what fun count me in.


Kim Holgate July 12, 2010 at 11:54 pm

posted on fb Kim Holgate


Kim Holgate July 12, 2010 at 11:55 pm

Tweeted on twitter @kimnhol


Jo Bryan July 14, 2010 at 6:32 am

Would love to read this book.
I have also tweeted


susan miller July 14, 2010 at 9:45 pm

Saving money and the Planet at the same time- sounds an excellent idea- but i’d need a copy of the book to learn how 😉


SUSAN HALL July 15, 2010 at 9:48 pm

My best friend lives and breathes eco things and green living i would love to win this to prove to her i want to do my bit too even if i don’t make it on the marches!


Emily July 16, 2010 at 11:23 am

Sounds good, please count me in – thanks!


Anthony July 16, 2010 at 1:37 pm

Book looks v interesting


Erica Price July 17, 2010 at 8:48 am

Looks great – I could do would some more ideas for getting a bit greener.


Patricia Edwards July 17, 2010 at 9:38 am

It is a shame more people do not read this kind of book. Sounds like lots of green issues here


Nancy Bradford July 17, 2010 at 9:55 am

yes please


clare seal July 17, 2010 at 10:20 am

Would love to win this book!!


Adrian Crook July 17, 2010 at 10:39 am

Would love to have this book


Ann July 17, 2010 at 12:01 pm

Smaller footprints will leave a lighter step on our planet.


Steven Montgomery July 17, 2010 at 12:01 pm

Count me in


Tracy July 17, 2010 at 5:34 pm

Would love to win this!

Have also tweeted


Adrian Clarke July 17, 2010 at 7:18 pm

Yes please! i need all the tips i can get after playing my electric & gas bill!
Need to seriously cut down!


Matt Brasier July 17, 2010 at 9:49 pm

yes please!


Hayley Todd July 18, 2010 at 8:59 am

We are a large family and I often feel that we are not ‘green enough’! I would love to learn how to help the environment and also maybe learn to save money by using this fantastic book that will help me and my family!


LISA July 18, 2010 at 4:30 pm

great prize


MARK July 18, 2010 at 4:31 pm

enter me


RICHARD July 18, 2010 at 4:32 pm

me please


Thelma July 18, 2010 at 4:33 pm

would love to win


THOMAS July 18, 2010 at 4:34 pm

cool prize


Christine Burridge July 18, 2010 at 6:13 pm

Well, I’ve posted it on Facebook and now I need to win it to improve my green credentials


Dawn July 18, 2010 at 8:48 pm

Would love to win this, interesting reading material.


Kulwinder Lombardelli July 18, 2010 at 10:33 pm

Looks like a great read!


Lisa H July 18, 2010 at 11:16 pm

Need this, re-assessing life – now got to work out how to FB this too! Thanks


Liz July 18, 2010 at 11:21 pm

It’s good to be green!


Kim Holgate July 21, 2010 at 4:02 pm

Thank you received my book today and it looks really good xx


Court Briggs July 21, 2010 at 9:28 pm

It’s great to see guides like this getting published!

For those interested in “green tips”, this blog post: Eco worrier? How to make your home as green as possible and save money offers some great tips for quick home energy saving tips.


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