Common waste

At EPFL, EcoPoints and local waste collection center allow everyone to recycle the most common waste.
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Ecopoints

PAPER

AUTHORIZED
Paper • newspapers • magazines • books
NON-AUTHORIZED
Cardboard • pizza box • cardboard cups • packaging • paper tissues

ALUMINUM CANS

AUTHORIZED
Cans made of aluminum only
NON-AUTHORIZED
Tubes • aluminum foil and trays • tin cans • beverage carton • coffee or tea capsules

PET BOTTLES

AUTHORIZED
Only beverage bottles bearing the PET logo
NON-AUTHORIZED
Plastic cups • plastic packaging • pots of yoghurt • bottles of oil and vinegar

GLASS

AUTHORIZED
All types of glass bottles and jars
NON-AUTHORIZED
Drinking glasses • ceramics • glazing • beakers • mirrors • crockery

OTHER WASTE

AUTHORIZED
Dirty wrappings and cardboard • plastic bags • beverage cartons • cardboard or plastic cups
NON-AUTHORIZED
Batteries and other special waste - any other recyclable material

 
 

LOCAL WASTE COLLECTION CENTER

INKS AND TONERS

AUTHORIZED
All types of ink and toner cartridges, hermetically sealed, if possible in their shipping carton
NON-AUTHORIZED
Volatile inks and toners (open container), to be disposed of with incinerable waste

COFFEE OR TEA CAPSULES

AUTHORIZED
Aluminum coffee or tea capsules, flat or conical

CARDBOARD

AUTORISÉ
Clean and flattened cardboard
NON-AUTHORIZED
Soiled cardboard • pizza box • paper • cardboard cups • paper tissues • EPS (expanded polystyrene)

Contact

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Campus durable
BS 101 (Bâtiment BS)
Station 4
CH-1015 Lausanne