57% of French ski resorts were awarded this criteria
My resort was awarded this logo if:
The resort disposes of different types of recycling collection containers to be used by houses and hotels. The sorting and separate collection of glass, paper, metals and plastics is effective in the resort and among the inhabitants, visitors and professionals alike. The number of recycling collection areas is superior to 1 for 1200 beds. The recyclable wastes are collected and treated in a recycling center.
Waste management in the ski resorts of Tarentaise !
Florence Empereur from SMITOM Tarentaise gives some advice on how to recycle efficiently and manage waste throughout the resorts.
The SMITOM has decided to reduce waste production by 7% in 5 years from now and improve
recycling. Why prevent waste production ? This helps to reduce environmental impacts linked to the production, collection and treatment of waste. It is obviously crucial to try and reduce the amount of garbage that we produce.
A simple gesture in a resort :
simply buy meat and cheese from the deli or the counter. This gives you the opportunity to buy only what you need, limit food waste and reduce packaging. At the same time, it is important to improve waste sorting because today 20% of waste that is incinerated could have been recycled. To achieve this, yellow, green and black trash bins have been installed. Depending on what you want to throw away you’ll choose one of these: recyclable wastes (glass, packaging or paper) go in
yellow and green, others in the black one. A little tip concerning plastic: only plastic bottles may be recycled, all other plastic is waste. Hope everyone can join efforts and sort though their garbage, good sorting and good skiing !