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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Durabilité EPFL
BS 101 (Bâtiment BS)
Station 4
CH-1015 Lausanne