All in all, around 40 types of waste and materials are recycled at the EPFL.

From 2018, the EPFL will roll out unified containers and communication on the whole campus. The goal is to encourager and facilitate sorting practices. The first step will happen in building MED.




PET beverage bottles, alumnium cans, paper, glass and other waste

Local waste collection center

Cardboard, hermetically sealed inks and toners, coffee and tea capsules, batteries, glass and other specific needs for the building.

Central waste collection center


Room PL 0 04 under the Esplanade



Find the right location to recycle!



Special waste



Each Faculty manages the collection and treatment of special waste.