To mark the European
Week for Waste Reduction 2021, here are five ideas for visiting Monaco without
harming the environment
- Choose a sustainable-certified hotel
More and more hotels
are obtaining official certification adopting practical solutions to reduce
their environmental impact.
Did you know? In
Monaco, 88% of hotel rooms are certified (Green Globe, Green Key and Planet 21)
and 97% have signed up to the National Energy Transition Pact.
- Use soft mobility
The most innovative mobility solutions include the public bicycle scheme Monabike and its electric vehicle equivalent Mobee !
For more solutions, check the Monaco Malin guide or the City Mapper app.
Did you know? There are 79 elevators, 35 escalators,
and eight travelators that you can use to get from A to B easily and save time!
- Opt for sustainable gastronomy
restaurants to brasseries, local eateries are committed to sustainable development,
by obtaining official labels to certify their responsible credentials and using
organic, local, seasonal produce where possible.
Did you know? The
Elsa restaurant, at the Monte-Carlo Beach Hôtel, is the first fully-organic
Michelin-starred restaurant certified by Ecocert.
- Discover Monaco’s biodiversity
There are numerous gardens and parks to discover
in the Principality. All managed in an environmentally responsible way, they
each have their own specific character and unique atmosphere!
Try walking the Heritage Tree Trail or the Biodiversity
Trail in the Saint Martin Gardens.
Did you know? Some
20% of the country is covered by green spaces. Monaco also has three
protected marine areas, including an educational marine reserve.
- Even on holiday, remember to reduce and sort your waste
Because the best waste is no waste, the idea is to tackle the root of
the problem by avoiding buying over-packaged products and preventing food waste by asking for your
own “little box” or doggy bag... Waste sorting guidelines can be found here .
Did you know? The Principality has drinking water fountains across the city, so
use washable bottles where possible, and avoid plastic bottles.