Gateshead Council Composting Tender 2022-2028
This Contract is on behalf of Gateshead Council, South Tyneside Council and Sunderland City Council who have formed the South Tyne & Wear Waste Management Partnership and is for the Provision and Operation of a Composting Facility to receive and process collected Green Waste.
This Contract is on behalf of Gateshead Council, South Tyneside Council and Sunderland City Council (the Authorities) who have formed the South Tyne & Wear Waste Management Partnership (STWWMP) and is for the Provision and Operation of a Composting Facility to receive and process collected Green Waste.
The Borough Council of Gateshead shall enter into back-to-back contractual arrangements with South Tyneside Council and Sunderland City Council to pass down the relevant provisions of this Contract/Tender.
The Contract shall be implemented by the Borough Council of Gateshead as Lead Authority for itself and South Tyneside Council and Sunderland City Council. Please therefore note that the mention of ‘Facility’, ‘location’ or any other similar reference should be read as either singular or plural as the context shall admit or require. If there is any confusion on this issue please seek clarification in line with the relevant instructions.
The requirements of the service under this Contract are:
• The provision of a Composting Facility to receive and compost Green Waste.
• Dependant on the location of the Composting Facility a suitable supporting Delivery Point/s should be considered from which the Contractor will transfer the delivered material to the appropriate processing Facility.
• The transfer of the composted materials to suitable merchants or end users.
• The provision of a complete record of all materials delivered, the interim merchants/outlets and the ultimate destination of each material. The service shall be provided for the acceptance and treatment of Green Waste derived from the Services across the three Council areas (further information is contained within Annex 1).
The compostable Green Waste will be delivered by the respective Authority or their agents using conventional open tipping vehicles, Refuse Collection Vehicles (non-compaction, conventional and split bodied compaction), and through the use of non-compaction hook lift containers up to 40 cubic metres.
The contract is split into 3 Lots;
Lot 1 – Gateshead Council Green Waste
Lot 2 – South Tyneside Council Green Waste
Lot 3 – Sunderland Council
Green Waste Contractors may submit a response for 1 or more Lots. It is envisaged that there may be a Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment (TUPE) associated with Lot 3 (Sunderland City Council) of this Contract.
Estimated contract dates
Tyne and Wear
Expression of interest window
From 11/10/2021 18:30 to 11/11/2021 12:00