Waste Management for City University

Waste Management for City University

The City University seeks Expressions of Interest for the provision of Waste Management (i.e., the collection and recycling of waste streams.

UK-London: non-hazardous refuse and waste treatment and disposal services

2012/S 22-035903

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The City University
Northampton Square
Contact point(s): David Davies
EC1V 0HB London
E-mail: david.davies.1@city.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 management.
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
NUTS code UKI12

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Non-hazardous refuse and waste treatment and disposal services. The City University seeks Expressions of Interest for the provision of Waste Management (i.e., the collection and recycling of waste streams (see below)).
The University is committed to the protection of the environment through the implementation of an effective waste management strategy ensuring legal compliance with all current waste management legislation. (Having attained Eco-campus, bronze and silver awards the University has aspirations to improve its waste management performance to attain the accolade of the gold standard.).
Current waste streams, including general waste, mixed recyclables, WEEE, furniture, hazardous and food waste are all produced in locations across the University which are currently being managed using a number of contracts.
The City University, therefore, invites expressions of interest from suitable organisations for the tender of waste services which will include collection and disposal of waste accompanied by a monitoring and reporting system. The ability to provide on-demand skip and waste collection services is also required.
Experience in the HE sector is desirable with a proven record of working in partnership with organisations to reduce waste going to landfill. You should also be able to demonstrate a system for the payment of rebates for valuable recyclable items.
Firms wishing to express an interest in the contract should download the Vendor Questionnaire from: http://www.city.ac.uk/about/city-information/finance/commercial/tenders

You should also provide a statement demonstrating your firm’s abilities in Waste Management and listing your experience in the HE sector.
Where available, you should supply certification of:
ISO 14001: Environmental Certification.
ISO9001: Quality Management System Accreditation.
OHSAS 18001: Health & Safety Certification.
Please submit your Expression of Interest by e-mail (maximum effective attachment size five MG) to: david.davies.1@city.ac.uk.

The University has 21 000 full time and part time students and over 2 000 staff. The main campus is located at Northampton Square in Islington with additional sites located nearby which include the Sir John Cass Business School on Bunhill Row in the City of London, The City Law School at Gray’s Inn near Holborn, West Smithfield School of Health Science is located within St Bartholomew’s Hospital in Smithfield in the City of London and Bath Street the Department of Optometry and Visual Science located on Bath Street in Islington.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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:
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
III.2)Conditions for participation
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

9.3.2012 – 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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
GO Reference: GO-2012131-PRO-3686033.
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:31.1.2012