Protective and safety clothing. Protective headgear. Footwear incorporating a protective metal toecap. Protective goggles. Cleaning products. Work gloves. Gloves. Disposable gloves. Brooms and brushes and other articles for household cleaning. Cleaning cloths. Cleaning and polishing products. Our Members have varying requirements for the supply of personal protective equipment and site equipment supplies. This framework is being developed to assist Members to procure specific items relating to personal protective equipment and site equipment supplies. EEM members are predominantly within the East Midlands but not exclusively so and may have requirements in other parts of England and Wales. The consortia is owned by our members which include Housing Associations, ALMO's, Local Authorities and bodies from the wider public sector. A full list of current EEM members is provided in Annex A.
The Council intends to invite tenders for the services set out in Table 5 below:
A kerbside collection of the materials currently listed in Table 2 with the addition of mixed rigid plastics.15
Household clinical waste collections (including disposal)
Household bulky waste collections
Commercial waste collection, including waste from non-domestic producers of household waste 16
Container procurement, delivery, repair and retrieval
Waste management infrastructure
Treatment and disposal of non-hazardous and inert residual waste
Treatment and disposal of hazardous waste
Treatment of wood waste
Garden waste composting
Operation of household recycling centres (HRC)
Operation of mini recycling sites
Operation of waste and recycling transfer stations
Provision of materials recovery facility (MRF) capacity
Contractual option: management of closed landfill sites
These services have been packaged in five lots, as listed in Table 6 below. The rationale for the composition of these lots is to give the Council the opportunity to engage with specialist service providers, which will also improve the potential to access social value through the procurement process. Table 6 also notes where the provision of sites is required 17 and which lots include
14 See the ECO strategy webpage for more information.
15 The term ‘mixed rigid plastic packaging' includes the following plastic containers (as set out in the WRAP report “Collection and Sorting of Household Rigid Plastic Packaging — May 2012”, available here): bottles, tubs (e.g. margarine), trays (meat, ready meals, fruit and bakery goods), containers for household cleaning items and pots (yoghurt, sauce, fruit, spread).
16 As defined by the Controlled Waste Regulations (England and Wales) 2012 and implemented through Wiltshire Council policy.
17 Where known at this stage of the process. Further needs for the provision of sites may be identified as the procurement process continues. Contractors invited to submit tenders will be given further details at that stage.
responsibility for sale of recyclable materials.
Brief description of lots
Lot 1 — management of recycling and transfer services
— The provision and operation of waste and recycling transfer stations (WTS).
— The provision of MRF capacity (to include capacity for recovery of mixed plastic) with submissions to be invited for both:
- the sorting of co-mingled dry recyclable material excluding glass (which will be processed as a separate stream).
- the sorting of co-mingled plastic and the bulking of other dry recyclable materials collected from a kerbside sort operation.
— The design, build and operation of two household recycling centres (HRC).
— Operation of mini recycling sites.
— Treatment of wood waste.
— Sale of recyclable materials (including dry recycling handled under lot 1 and, for the avoidance of doubt, excluding any materials handled under lots 2 — 5 and any garden waste collected under lot 1) including an income share with the Council.
Lot 2 — management of Council-owned household recycling centres.
— The management and operation of nine Council-owned HRCs.
— Ownership and sale of dry recycling materials (i.e. excluding garden waste) from these nine HRCs only including an income share with the Council.
Lot 3 — garden waste composting services
— The provision and operation of a site or sites for composting of garden waste from kerbside collections of household garden waste and from HRCs (collected under lots 1 and 2)
— Sale of compost including an income share with the Council.
Lot 4 — treatment and disposal of residual waste
— Treatment and disposal of non-hazardous and inert residual waste (not suitable for treatment under the Council’s contracts for EfW and MBT) from kerbside collections of residual household waste, collections of commercial residual waste, bulky household waste collections and HRC residual waste, including the use of exempt sites for inert materials
— Treatment and disposal of hazardous waste.
— Contractual option: management of closed landfill sites, including gas and water monitoring18
Lot 5 — waste collection services
— Household (kerbside) recycling collections of glass, paper, cans, foil, textiles, mixed rigid plastic packaging with submissions to be invited for both:
- a kerbside sort collection system using a kerbside box, except for mixed plastics collected in a wheeled bin requiring further separation.
- a co-mingled collection system (with glass kept separate).
— Household (kerbside) garden waste collections.
— Household (kerbside) residual waste collections.
— Household clinical waste collection and disposal.
— Household bulky waste collections.
— Container procurement, delivery, repair and retrieval.
— Commercial waste and non-domestic household waste collections, including recycling options.
— Sale of recyclable materials collected (including dry recycling handled under lot 5 and, for the avoidance of doubt, excluding any materials handled under lots 1-4 and garden waste collected under lot 5) including an income share with the Council.