Issue details

Tender and Award of Recyclate Services under the Dynamic Purchasing System for Household Recycling Centres

To present the first annual financial position regarding the trading and disposal of materials from Household Recycling Centres, and to seek approval for a short term extension to current contracts (excluding wood) to enable them to synchronise with the financial year thereafter. It is intended that the next round of contracts are let for three years in order to achieve better value contract rates, and to facilitate this it is requested that the threshold limits for wood, metals and cardboard contracts be increased.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/10/2017

Decision due: 15 Nov 2017 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Environment and Planning

Department: Fire, Planning and Infrastructure

Contact: Andy Pritchard, Waste Projects Manager Email:


HRC Materials Contractors

Scrutiny Input: TBA

Planned Dates: Tendering will take place over the coming 6 months. Wood contract starts 1st January 2018. Subject to approval, all other contracts to start on the 1st April 2018.


  • Cabinet report 20 April 2016 “Options to deliver the Household Recycling Centre (HRC) Service”  
  • Cabinet report 20 July 2016 “Direct Award of Twenty Seven 6 Month Interim Recycling Contracts and the Creation of a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the Delivery of Recyclate Services for the Household Recycling Centre Service”