Horsham District Council Commercial Waste and Recycling Disposal Tender

Six independent Lots. Lot One: General Commercial Waste.

Horsham District Council – Commercial Waste and Recycling Disposal

Contract summary



  • Refuse disposal and treatment – 90510000
  • Urban solid-refuse disposal services – 90513200

Location of contract

RH12 1RL

Value of contract

£0 to £6,000,000

Procurement reference

IT-234-35272-HMDC – 035272

Published date

23 September 2022

Closing date

27 October 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 February 2023

Contract end date

31 January 2028

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Horsham District Council (the Council) invites tenders for the provision of a commercial waste and recycling disposal service for the Council’s commercial waste and recycling collections. This is for the disposal; the Council runs its own collection service in-house.
The tender is divided into six independent Lots:
– Lot One: General Commercial Waste
– Lot Two: Commercial Mixed Dry Recycling
– Lot Three: Commercial Paper and Cardboard only
– Lot Four: Wood Waste
– Lot Five: Food Waste
– Lot Six: Bulky Bags
Each Lot will form its own Contract. The Commencement Date for the delivery of the services is scheduled to be on 1st February 2023 at 00:00 hours. The Contracts will be awarded for a period of 5 years until 31st January 2028 with an option to extend for a further 2 year period until 31st January 2030 subject to performance and the absolute discretion of the Council.


More information


  • Additional information on how to apply for this contract
Additional text
The Council’s full requirements and details of how to tender for this opportunity are available by clicking the Express Interest button.

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Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


How to apply


Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Proc Urement (HMDC)


North Street
West Sussex
RH12 1RL
United Kingdom


01403 215299