Reberty and Croisette chairlifts and cable cars zre free of charge for pedestrian traffic between neighbourhoods.
Carpooling on the internet: http://www.les3vallees.com/en-voiture/covoiturage.48/
Carpooling for local council & tourist office employees and free shuttle buses to/from work for lift services employees. Seasonal worker's booklet encourages carpooling.
Free shuttle buses within the resort, for the 08/09 winter shuttle buses match the euro 5 standards
Micro hydroelectric power station project for the Lou mountain refuge. Energy study under way.
Brownout’s on street lighting, no lighting in streets with low traffic during the summer.
Information through municipal bulletins and posters
The Cochet mountain is lit on winter nights with three 1800 W lamps from dusk until midnight
Les Menuires assessed their Carbon Footprint with Mountain Riders in 2007
Local council grants for the installation of solar water heaters, combined heaters and water heaters, photovoltaic plants, wood-fuelled boilers and geothermal heat in tourist accomodation and individual housing. 11 grants awarded in 2007.
Local urban planning revised at the end of 2006.
15 Natural Zones of Animal and Plant Ecological Interest (ZNIEFF), Vanoise national park peripheral area, biotope protection order for the Bruyères peat bog, Encombres hunting natural reserve.
Convention between the Savoie Development Society (SAS), the Saint Martin de Belleville local council and the Savoie Natural Heritage Conservatory for the restoration and maintenance of the Bruyères peat bog.
Vanoise national park and Savoie Natural Heritage Conservatory ‘Discover the natural heritage of Saint Martin de Belleville’ book project and local council wet area management plan.
Water sourcing for snow guns: river catchment from the Doron river held in impounding reservoirs.
Project for reduced rates on rainwater harvesters in the framework of the local council youth project and the rainwater-harvesting project on the technical department workshop's roof.
The drinking water supply network’s efficiency is at 96%
Water reduction systems in the townhall's buildings and accomodation.
Replacement of old toilets and taps with water saving systems.
Eco-gesture awarness raising through posters.
Rubbish bins on the ski area
Waste disposal site within the resort
In 2007the local council collected: 552 tonnes of glass and 361 tonnes of paper/cardboard
Information on recycling collection available at the tourist information office, the town hall, on municipal bulletins, on the website, at the main accommodation providers, in residences halls, in rubbish rooms.
Recycling collection bags given to main accommodation providers, direct-mail advertising, recycling collection commercial on local radio.
Individual 360 L compost bins offered to local residents at reduced rates: €15. Information available at the city hall and on the website.
An annual clean-up day jointly organised by the City Hall with the participation of Satoriz, Vacances Propres, Mountain Riders, Association Demain Vivre aux Belleville, SIMIGEDA took place in Apris. Approximately 40 people attended. http://www.mountain-riders.org/ramassage/station.php?id=12.
eco-gestures spot on local radio, environment mascot, posters, slope maps, entertainment, welcome leaflet, brochures, seasonal workers booklet, footpath map
Local environmental association http://demainauxbelleville.free.fr/
Pro-environment events: Nature in feast, organised in May by the city hall. Rubbish collection, organic picnic, eco-village with stands and activities on environmental topics. Organic and local products, reusable and compostable tableware.