The objective of this procurement is to provide the Council with capacity to recycle dry recyclable waste from households and businesses collected by the 7 District Councils within Leicestershire as well as similar recyclable waste delivered by members of the public to the Recycling and Household Waste Sites (RHWS).
The Contract is being split into 8 Lots. Interested parties are able to express interest for 1, a combination of more than 1 or all Lots.
The Council reserves the right not to negotiate in this Procurement.
The Council may require guarantees, deposits, bonds or other forms of appropriate security.
The estimated contract value is 30 000 000 GBP — 40 000 000 GBP (excluding cost/income from dry mixed Recyclates), based upon current tonnage of Dry Materials consisting of paper, card, plastics, steel, aluminium cans, glass etc.
Please note it is likely that the provisions of TUPE may apply as part of this procurement.
Lots 1 — 7 shall be evaluated on a geographical basis which will be broadly consistent with the political boundaries of the Waste Collection Authorities within Leicestershire. Although bids will be evaluated by geographical area, suppliers may be required to accept dry recyclable waste from other geographical areas where circumstances create the need for operational deployment/business contingency.
Suppliers may also be expected to treat similar relevant materials under this Lot.
Due to a variety of collection methods used throughout the County it is expected that Suppliers should be in a position to accept both separately collected and commingled dry recyclable waste.
This may include haulage from designated sites.
Lot 8 covers Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) known locally as Recycling Household Waste Sites (RHWS).
It is expected that bidders should be in a position to accept separately collected recyclable waste.
Suppliers may also be expected to treat similar relevant materials under this Lot. This may include provision of containers and haulage from designated sites.