Provide Organic Waste Disposal Services to Scottish Prison Service

Provide Organic Waste Disposal Services to Scottish Prison Service

A competent supplier is required to remove and dispose (off-site) of the organic waste from all of the SPS establishments.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Non-hazardous refuse and waste treatment and disposal services

2018/S 133-302973

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

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: Graham Dunse
Telephone: +44 1313303781
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


01627 Provision of Organic Waste Disposal Services to Scottish Prison Service

Reference number: 01627

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

A competent supplier is required to remove and dispose (off-site) of the organic waste from all of the SPS establishments using 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: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

All Scottish prison service establishments.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The SPS requires a supplier to provide the following services at their 16 sites across Scotland:

— the on-site storage,

— collection,

— transfer,

— treatment and subsequent off-site disposal of all organic waste (food and green waste).

This procurement will follow the EU Open procedure. Following publication of the Contract Notice, an Invitation to tender (ITT) (including the European Single procurement document) will be published by SPS on the Public Contracts Scotland Tender (PCS-T) website. This will be made available to all bidders and contain full information on the specific requirements of the contract, the pricing model and the evaluation method.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70
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:

A period or 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

List and brief description of conditions:

The bidder is enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers kept in the Members State of its establishment (as described in Schedule 5 of the Public contracts(Scotland) Regulations 2015).

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

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 2 years audited accounts information.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

The service provider shall be capable and have experience of the delivery of the required service. Bidders are to provide a summary of 2 projects (delivered in the last 5 years) where they have provided the same range of services that covers the requirements of this Contract.

The service provider will be required to have valid Disclosure Scotland certificates (Basic).

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 ITT.

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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 108-246055

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

Date: 15/08/2018
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

Duration in months: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/08/2018
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:

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 11375. For more information see:

(SC Ref:549836)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Scottish Prison Service
Calton House, 5 Redheughs Rigg
EH12 9HW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1313303790
E-mail: 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: