Responsible purchasing

Purchasing areas

EPFL has implemented sustainability criteria in the following calls for tender:

  • Paper
  • Restauration
  • Containers (recycling bins)
  • IT (computers, displays)
  • Printers
  • Laboratory gases

100% recycled paper

Since December 2014, the EPFL exclusively uses 100% recycled paper for standard daily requirements and archiving (A4 and A3). This paper is labelled FSC 100% recycled (fr) and Blue Angel.

The goal is to reach 5kg/year/FTE by 2020.