Gloucestershire County Council

Food Waste Treatment Services

Gloucestershire County Council is seeking tenders for the provision and operation of a food waste (Contract Waste) treatment service. Bidders will be required to provide treatment of food waste and a bulking and haulage service (if the treatment facility is located outside Gloucestershire.); the use of sub- contractors is acceptable for any part of the service.

Gloucestershire County Council may choose to direct WCAs to direct deliver food waste to the treatment or bulking point, or may make its own arrangements for local bulking and haulage to the treatment or bulking point from local WCAs depots if it is more economical to do so. This decision will be determined by factors of distance and cost.

Current contract for the treatment of household food waste was let in 2014 and provides anaerobic digestion at a single site in the county. This contract expires in September 2021.

A single contract will be awarded for the treatment of all Food Waste collected and delivered from each District Council. The contract will be for a period of eight (8) years with the option to extend for any period up to a further two (2) years.

The Contract Commencement date shall be 01 October 2021

Published: Dec. 8, 2021

Time until this contract ends

79 months left 97 month contract

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