Gwynedd Council Green Waste and Composting Service

Gwynedd Council Green Waste and Composting Service

Gwynedd Council wishes to arrange a contract for compost treatment of the collected material to BSI PAS100:2011 specification and the Quality Compost Protocol (2012).

United Kingdom-Caermarfon: Refuse and waste related services

2018/S 023-048607

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Gwynedd Council
Highways & Municipal Service, Cibyn Industrial Estate
LL55 2BF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1286679768
NUTS code: UKL12
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement


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 authority

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Gwynedd Council Green Waste and Composting Service

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Gwynedd Council wishes to arrange a contract for compost treatment of the collected material to BSI PAS100:2011 specification and the Quality Compost Protocol (2012).

The overall composting requirement is anticipated to be up to 5 700 tonnes per annum (but could be more or less than this figure).

The Council have identified a value of 650 000,00 GBP over the contract period. However, this is an estimated value only.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 650 000.00 GBP

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: UKL12

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Gwynedd Council is a Waste Collection & Disposal Authority for the County of Gwynedd and is responsible for making arrangements for making collections of household waste arisings. Gwynedd Council is also responsible for ensuring the safe and proper disposal of all wastes collected.

Green Waste Kerbside Collection from households in Dwyfor and Meirionydd (3 800 tonnes).

The Authority operates a fortnightly garden waste collection service throughout its area that is collected mostly in the brown 240 litres wheeled bin. The service runs throughout the year but there is a significant seasonal decrease in the amount of material collected during November to February.

Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) (1 600 tonnes):

— the Authority operates eight recycling centres throughout the County where the general public can bring into and dispose of household green waste into skips.

Parks and Garden Waste (290 tonnes):

— the Authority’s in-house workforce is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the Authority’s various parks and gardens. The green waste generated includes grass cuttings from highway verges etc.

Christmas Trees:

— christmas trees will be collected by the council either as part of the green waste kerbside collection or at our HWRC,

— therefore the overall composting requirement is anticipated to be up to 5 700 tonnes per annum (but could be more or less than this figure),

— the Supplier will be required to deal with the Green Waste in accordance with all relevant legislation and guidelines and any instructions issued by the Authority and/or Natural Resources Wales.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 650 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

3 years with the option to extend for a further 1 + 1 years

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
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:
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

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

Date: 02/03/2018
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/03/2018
Local time: 13:00

Via E-tenderwales portal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

January 2023.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once):

— browse to the eSourcing Portal:,

— click the “Click here to register” link,

— accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”,

— enter your correct business and user details,

— note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,

— you will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2. Express an Interest in the tender:

— login to the portal with the username/password,

— click the “Open Access PQQs/ITTs” link. (These are Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier),

— click on the relevant ITT to access the content.

Project code: 37296.

ITT Code: 64590 (64591 for Welsh).

— click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page,

— this will move the PQQ/ITT into your “My PQQ/ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),

— click on the PQQ/ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box.

3. Responding to the tender:

— you can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting),

— you can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,

— note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT,

— there may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).

If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8:00 – 18:00) on:

— e-mail:,

— phone: 0800 368 4850 / Fax: 020 7080 0480.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at:


(WA Ref:76302).

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Gwynedd Council
Legal Services Department, Shire Hall Street
LL55 1SH
United KingdomInternet
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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