Issue details

Provision of a Recycling, General Waste, Food and Confidential Collection Service for single educational sites and non-educational establishments

To seek approval to set up a four year framework agreement under which the council and individual participating schools may award call-off contracts, with a term of five years for the provision of recycling, general waste, food and confidential waste collection services (2021 – 2026). The current recycling, general waste, food and confidential waste collection services contracts for 205 schools and 117 County Council buildings were tendered and awarded in 2015 and are due to end in September 2021.

Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/09/2020

Decision due: Between 6 Oct 2020 and 20 Oct 2020 by Cabinet Member - Finance and Change

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Finance and Change

Department: Finance and Change

Contact: John Stephens Email:


Department heads and site representatives from the 322 sites covered by the existing contracts will be consulted regarding the future arrangements. This includes: schools (205 sites), Children’s Centres (20 sites), Youth Centres (3 sites) Registrars (1 site) Surveyors (5 sites) Libraries (33 sites) Learning Development (31 sites), Fire and Rescue (21 sites), Gloucester Coroners, Cheltenham County offices, & Shire Hall. In addition 89 schools not currently part of the existing arrangements will be invited to join from October 2021.

Scrutiny Input: n/a

Planned Dates: A consultation with schools has been delayed due to COVID 19 but is expected to take place during October/November 2020.