Waste Collection and Management

Waste Collection and Management

The provision of waste collections and recycling services for the University.

UK-Liverpool: Refuse collection services

2013/S 087-148064

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Liverpool Hope University
Hope Park
For the attention of: Sheila Smith
L16 9JD Liverpool
Telephone: +44 1512913157
E-mail: smiths1@hope.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1512913837

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.hope.ac.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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Waste Collection and Management.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Hope Park, Liverpool L16 9JD. Service also covers Everton Campus.
NUTS code UKD52

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The provision of waste collections and recycling services for the University.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90511000, 90511400

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The contract will be for 36 months with a possible option to extend for a further 12 months.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 120 000 and 140 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
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:

Payments will be made in accordance with the terms of the contract contained in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and severally.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who is:
a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsorily winding up the business by the administration of the court or of an arrnagement with creditors or of any other simialr proceedings under national laws and regulations;
c) has been convicted by a judgement which has force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the countryin which he is established or with those of the contracting authority;
f) has not fulfilled obligations to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
g) is gulty of serious misrepresentation in supplying such information required under this section or has not supplied such information;
h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation;
i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption;
j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the convention relating to the protection of the financialinterests of the European Communities;
k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
b) the presentation of balance sheets or extracts from balance sheets, where publication of the balance sheet is required under law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
c) a statement of the undertaking of providers overall turnover and , where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available. Minimum level(s) of standards possible required, the organisation should have a minimum long term credit rating of A as measured by Fitch.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
a) a list of principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past 3 years , with the sums dates and recipients , whether public or private sector, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given;
b) where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority
c)n where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchasers certification or failing this, simply by a declartion by the economic operator;
d) for public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases and indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Detailed within the tender document.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Health and Safety Compliance. Weighting 20

2. Technical merit and quality of Workmanship (including but not limited to , methods of working, qualifications and training of personnel, quality assurance and procedures for rectifying unsatisfactory work). Weighting 25

3. Environmental/ Sustainability compliance. Weighting 15

4. Price and cost effectiveness. Weighting 30

5. Willingness to share best practice. Weighting 5

6. Understanding of the University’s requirements. Weighting 5

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 31.5.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

14.6.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17.6.2013

Finance Office.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 3 years.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:1.5.2013