help | add your award | login / update | cookies
Powered by
Telephone 01604 810507
Fax 01604 810507
Email Click here to send an email

Main Contact
Other Contact Roger Wolens

Details Recognises, rewards and promotes all positive aspects of the built environment and architectural heritage around the world.

visit for more information.

Entry Requirements See entry form on website
Entry Fee None
Criteria Summary GREEN APPLE AWARDS 'BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE' AWARDS 2012 Entries being taken now for these prestigious awards for 2012. Entries close on 28 February 2012 Acknowledgements will be sent within 10 days of the closing date, Sectors Please choose whether you are entering under: A. Built Environment or B. Architectural Heritage Then choose a specific category: 1. Building project 2. Architecture/Design 3. Local Authority project 4. Housing Association project 5. Heavy construction project 6. Building support services project 7. Best use of traditional skills 8. Innovation Award 9. Interior design project 10. Recycling Initiative 11. Regeneration 12. Eco-friendly materials 13. Other What you could win: Green Apple Award All winners will receive free tickets for the prizegiving ceremony, where they will be presented with an attractive gold, silver or bronze trophy. The highest scorers in each sector will also be named as Green Champions with the top entry chosen as Champion of Champions. Winners of the Built Environment Award with also be eligible for the Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice (for all types of industry and commerce) and will be considered for the top prize of a holiday for two in Aqua City, Slovakia – voted the world’s greenest resort in the World Travel Awards You also have the chance to represent your country in the European Business Awards for the Environment, as the Green Apple Awards is one of the few UK feeder schemes into this Brussels-led initiative. Become a National Green Hero All winners have the opportunity to have their award-winning paper published in The Green Book – the world’s only annual work of reference on environmental best practice. The aim is to help others to support the environment. We distribute this digital book globally, to environment professionals, reference libraries, universities, embassies and the media. What are the judges looking for? As a guide, these are some of the benefits we are looking to see. • Environmental benefits • Social benefit e.g value to the community • Financial benefit e.g cost saving/improving bottom line • Visual/aesthetic impact • Energy efficiency including water harvesting and renewable energy • Waste reduction eg: reducing landfill and lorry miles • Recycling or using recycled materials • Architectural heritage – preserving the best of our past and designing in character with existing buildings • Traditional crafts and skills e.g thatching, stonemasons and other specialist work • Minimising environmental disruption • Innovation • Transferability – can benefit others by adopting the techniques used in this project If you feel you have helped to improve our built environment (or you know someone who has) simply download and complete the Entry Form online, or download the PDF from the website. You can complete the form on screen within the PDF (each line is an active field that can be typed into), you can then email it to us or print off your completed document and send it to us, in the post to: Richard Collins, Milestone Awards Ltd., 1 The Highway, Beaconsfield, Bucks. HP9 1QD
Judges Changes each year, Invited experts in the field. visit for more information.
Sponsors Supported by The Environment Agency, Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, SAVE Britains Heritage, The Municipal Journal. visit for more information.
Cash Value
RSA Accredited Yes

Established 01/01/2000
Last Award 02/06/2011
Next Award 05/06/2012
Closing Date 28/02/2012

Previous Winners The Green Apple Awards 2011 for Built Environment were presented at the Boardroom at the University of Westminster on June 20th and the Overall National Green Champion was Ansell & Bailey LLP. The trophies are awarded annually in recognition of building projects that make an extra effort to enhance their appearance and maintain important pieces of our national heritage. The Green Apple Awards campaigns are run by The Green Organisation, an independent, non-political, non-profit organisation that recognises, rewards and promotes environmental best practice around the world. Their supporters include the Environment Agency, the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and various other professional bodies. National Organiser Roger Wolens commented: “We have had around 200 nominations this year, so they did particularly well to be finalists against some very strong competition.” visit for more information.

Other Info Winners gain publicity, award, certificate, free entry to the ceremony at a top London venue, and the chance to publish their achievements in the National Treasures. visit for more information.

Last updated 20/12/2011 17:04:00