Treatment of Uncooked Kitchen Food Waste
Ipswich Borough Council is inviting tenders for the receipt and treatment of garden and uncooked (vegetable kitchen) food waste.
United Kingdom-Ipswich: Refuse and waste related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Ipswich Borough Council
Contact point(s): www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
For the attention of: Karen Tucciarone
IP1 2DE Ipswich
Telephone: +44 1473433903
General address of the contracting authority: www.ipswich.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
Electronic access to information: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Borough of Ipswich.
NUTS code UKH14
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Ipswich Borough Council is inviting tenders for the receipt and treatment of garden and uncooked (vegetable kitchen) food waste. The delivery point for the receipt of material could either be a direct treatment facility or a Waste Transfer Station within 10 miles of IP1 1AA. The scope of this procurement is anticipated to be for approximately 10 000 tonnes per annum, the amount will be variable over the period of the contract and this tonnage not being warranted or guaranteed. It should be noted that Ipswich Borough Council is, via a separate procurement inviting tenders for services for the provision treatment of Garden Waste only. The treatment of the Organic Waste will produce a compost material to accepted industry standards. For the avoidance of doubt the processed material must be classifies as recycled in accordance with National Indicator 192 (http://www.sandwelltrends.info/lisv2/ni_handbook/NI192.pdf) or any future amendment to this standard.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
90500000, 90510000, 90514000, 77120000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 2
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: The contract may be subject to Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE).
The Contractor shall:
(a) be a ‘fit and proper person’ in accordance with the requirements of section 74 of the EPA, having technical competence within the meaning of the Waste Management Licensing (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2003; and
(b) comply fully with the terms of any Site Licence, PPC Permit if required and planning permission relating to the Site, the EPA, the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 and the Pollution Prevention and Control Regulations 2000 (as amended) and any separate licences or approvals pursuant to Regulations;
(c) comply with the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Please see tender documents.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Environmental Protection Act 1990.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Democratic Services, Procurement.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
All dates and time periods specified in this notice are provisional and the contracting authority reserves the right to change them.
The authority reserves the right not to award the two parallel contracts.
On behalf of the Suffolk Waste Partnership, Suffolk County Council are tendering Lot 5 on behalf of Ipswich Borough Council. The authority will only be awarding a contract for one of these three tenders.
It reserves the right not to proceed with all or any part of the project detailed in II.2 above and in no circumstances will it be responsible for any costs incurred by economic operators as a result for the publication of this notice or otherwise in connection with their tenders.
Full details of this tender can be found on the Suffolk Sourcing System — www.suffolksourcing.co.uk before viewing the tender, please refer to the Suffolk Sourcing System ‘User Guides’ which can be accessed via the Suffolk Sourcing Homepage. Suffolk Sourcing is an E-Tendering system jointly operated by Suffolk County, District and Borough Councils.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
The High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
The standstill period provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for an economic operator who has suffered or risks suffering loss or damage by a breach of the regulations to take proceedings in the High Court. Proceedings must normally be started within 30 days of the date when the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting proceedings had arisen.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: