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How to make life at UZH more sustainable

General tips by UZH Sustainability

Travel / Food / Commuting / IT devices / Paper / Waste / Used items / Event management / Stay informed and take action

Tips in English
Tipps auf Deutsch

Sustainable procurement

Purchases take place in almost every organizational unit at UZH – from office supplies to large research equipment. This website helps you to make your contribution to sustainable procurement at UZH.

Sustainable procurement
Nachhaltigkeit in der Beschaffung

Additional tips for students and employees

For students

Take classes relating to sustainability / Student-led sustainability initiatives / Trips abroad

Tips for students in English
Tipps für Studierende auf Deutsch

For employees

Teaching / Business travel / Buildings: Heating and use of space / IT devices and other electricity-consuming appliances / Paper and office supplies

Tips for employees in English
Tipps für Mitarbeitende auf Deutsch

Factsheets and guidelines

Factsheets and short informations

Business travel / Commuter traffic / Food in university life / Media use / Sustainability during your exchange / Sustainability during your stay in Zurich

Factsheets in English
Factsheets auf Deutsch

Guidelines and recommendations

Sustainable events / Sustainable catering / Action with regard to sustainable investments

Guidelines in English
Empfehlungen auf Deutsch

Weiterführende Informationen

Organic Food Hub

NEW: Organic Food Hub at Irchel

UZH tritt der Blue Community bei

UZH tritt der Blue Community bei

UZH sustainability commitment Jan Seibert

Committed to sustainability

More and more staff contribute to the ambitious UZH sustainability goals with voluntary self-commitments. 
Want to contribute, too?

UZH Journal 1/20

Sustainable Living for the New Decade

More about Sustainable Living for the New Decade

UZH has been stepping up its efforts to develop sustainably since 2014.

GIUZ Sustainability Newsflash

Would you like to be regularly informed about our activities? 

UZH Sustainability Newsletter

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