Decision details

Procurement of Food Waste Treatment Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cllr Nigel Moor, Cabinet Member: Environment and Planning, sought to approve the establishment of a procurement process and award of contract for the treatment of separated food waste, with effect from 1 October 2021.


Having considered all of the information and the reasons for the recommendations, Cabinet noted the report and,




Delegate authority to the Executive Director for Economy, Environment and Infrastructure to:


1)    Conduct a competitive procurement process in respect of a contract for the supply of food waste treatment services. Such services shall have as their purpose the treatment of Gloucestershire’s food waste that has been collected separately from residual waste. The proposed contract shall, subject to the outcome of further pre-market engagement, continue for an initial period of 8 years and include an option to extend the term for a further period of not more than 2 years.


2)    Award such contract(s) to the preferred tenderer(s);


Prior to the discussion on this item, the Leader of Council advised that, should Cabinet wish to discuss the contents of the exempt information referred to in Annex 1 of the report, consideration would need to be given as to whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting in accordance with Regulation 4(2)(b) of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012.


Cabinet agreed to consider this item without making reference to the exempt information.

Report author: Cllr Nigel Moor FRTPI FRSA

Publication date: 22/07/2020

Date of decision: 22/07/2020

Decided at meeting: 22/07/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/07/2020

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