Clinical and Washroom Waste Disposal Services – Scotland

Clinical and Washroom Waste Disposal Services – Scotland

Clinical and washroom waste within Scottish Prison Service establishments.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Clinical-waste disposal services

2018/S 104-237578

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Scottish Prison Service
Calton House, 5 Redheughs Rigg
EH12 9HW
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jenny Cleworth
Telephone: +44 1313303778
NUTS code: UKM75

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5)Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


01654 Provision of Clinical and Washroom Waste Disposal Services to the Scottish Prison Service

Reference number: 01654

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This contract provides for a competent supplier to remove and dispose (off-site) of the clinical and washroom waste within SPS establishments using the containers supplied by the supplier.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM5
Main site or place of performance:

All SPS Establishments.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract provides for a competent supplier to remove and dispose (off-site) of the clinical and washroom waste within SPS establishments using the containers supplied by the supplier.

The Supplier shall be responsible for:

1) Ensuring the safe collection, treatment and environmentally sound disposal of SPS Clinical and Washroom Waste;

2) Supplying a sufficient quantity of the appropriate containers;

3) Ensuring that all containers (and related machinery) owned by the Supplier is fully and adequately maintained and is fit for purpose; and

4) Compliance with any and all legislative requirements.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 20
Price – Weighting: 80
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/10/2018
End: 30/09/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

An extension option is available of any number of periods up to a maximum of 2 years commencing on the Expiry Date.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 068-150958

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/07/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/07/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Insurance levels.

Employer’s liability insurance in accordance with any legal requirements for the time being in force.

Public / Products Liability — 1 000 000 GBP.

For the purpose of evaluating financial ratios, please provide a copy of the last two years audited accounts information.

The Supplier shall ensure compliance with all relevant legislation in relation to its premises, transport activities and operations, including, but not limited to:

The Waste Framework Directive;

Environmental Protection Act 1990;

Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012;

Controlled Waste (Registration of Carriers and Seizure of Vehicles) Regulations 1991, SI 1624;

Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991, SI 2839;

Controlled Waste Regulations 1992, SI 588;

Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act (CoPA) 1989;

Special Waste Regulations 1996;

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 SI 2002/2677;

Data Protection Act 1998;

Hazardous Waste Regulations 2005;

Manual Handling Regulations;

Electrical Equipment (Safety Regulations) 2004;

Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations; and.

Basel Convention on Shipment of Transfrontier Shipment of Waste.

In addition to the legislative requirements noted, the Supplier must also consider further guidance issued by Scottish Government, including:

The Duty of Care – Code of Practice 2012; and.

Recyclate Quality Action Plan.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 11069. For more information see:

(SC Ref:544825).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Scottish Prison Service
Calton House, 5 Redheughs Rigg
EH12 9HW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1313303790Internet address:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:


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