Tender for Organic Waste Processing – Derby

Tender for Organic Waste Processing – Derby

Derby City Council requires a service provider to provide Organic Waste Bulking, Waste Transfer.

Organic Waste Processing

Contract summary



  • Refuse and waste related services – 90500000

Location of contract

East Midlands

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

1 March 2021

Closing date

6 April 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

9 June 2021

Contract end date

8 June 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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Derby City Council (‘the Council’) requires a service provider to provide Organic Waste Bulking, Waste Transfer, Haulage and Processing Services from 9th of June 2021. The Council is responsible for waste services for c.257,000 residents living in c.111,000 households. The Council provides a service to residents which includes the fortnightly collection of organic wastes (comingled garden waste and food waste) from 240l wheeled bins. It is anticipated that the Council will collect approximately 16 ktpa of Organic Waste at Service Commencement. The Council anticipates that this volume will increase over the Term, and could increase to c.22 ktpa. The organic waste will be tipped at a waste transfer station within the City and Bulked (Lot 1) and will then be hauled and delivered to a nominated delivery point, via bulk haulage vehicles for processing and then processed (Lot 2).

The Service Period will commence on 9th June 2021 and will end on 8th June 2024. Further, there will be an option to extend the Service Period. There will be two extensions possible, each of up to one (1) year in duration.

Please note, suppliers wishing to express interest and obtain the documentation, must do so by 15:00 on 5th April 2021. It is recommended that you express interest and obtain the documentation well before this time to allow sufficient time to prepare and submit a comprehensive response. The deadline for returns is 14:00 on 6th April 2021.

Please visit the Council’s e-tendering system https://www.eastmidstenders.org where you can express interest and obtain the documents, (please note we will only accept expressions of interest through the e-tendering system. Please search for TD1685


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