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Low Plastic Location

TANDEM Köln is recognized as a 'Low Plastic Location':

  • Throughout the school we pay attention to waste separation.

  • The school is supplied with electricity from renewable sources (wind, sun, water).

  • The furniture in offices, classrooms and guest rooms is completely without plastic.

  • Office materials are ordered ecologically sustainable at (recycled and mostly plastic-free products in a reusable shipping system).

  • Plastic items are used until they are broken or unusable. For new purchases, we make sure that they contain no plastic if possible.

  • Drinks for employees and our customers come from a permanently installed water dispenser or reusable bottles.

  • TANDEM Köln is a refill station. Drinking bottles that you bring with you can be refilled at our station - even if you are not taking a language course.


  •  "Plastic Fasting" and other anti plastic campaigns with BUND (Der Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland e. V.; German Association for the Protection of Nature and Environment)
  • Green Paper on a European strategy for plastic waste in the environment


Environmentally friendly travel

  • Course participants from abroad who travel by train or have compensated the CO2 emissions of their flight accordingly, pay only a reduced registration fee of 25 EUR (- 50%). For long-distance flights this fee is waived completely!

  • For business trips we use the train, for international trips by plane we offset the CO2 emissions via
  • Our employees* have the opportunity to obtain a discounted job ticket for public transport.


Tandem Köln


Rolandstr. 57
D-50677 Köln

+49.(0)221.310 10 30
Fax: +49.(0)221.310 10 74

[email protected]
Skype: tandemkoeln

Office hours:

Monday to Thursday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Fridays for Future 10 a.m. -  4 p.m.

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