Waste management

Waste collection structure

Main waste-recycling center

The main waste recycling center is open from Monday, 7:30am to Friday 3pm. If you have any question, please contact Mr Stephen Poplineau, in charge of recycling: +41 (0) 21 69 32079.


For hazardous waste, each Faculty is organised according to its specific requirements. See opposite.


Waste reduction

In order to reduce the production of waste linked to takeaway meals, the food trucks will no longer provide disposable dishes, EPFL is testing a reusable lunchbox between September 12 and December 19, 2017.

Clients get a 10% discount on their hot beverages at the Arcadie, Epicure and CyberCafé if they bring their own cup.

Other initiatives