Decision details

Contracts for the Receipt, Bulking, Haulage, and Treatment of Food Waste and Green Waste

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No




1.    Following the procurement process detailed in the report and subject to approvals through the relevant governance processes in LBs Merton, Kingston and Sutton, approve the South London Waste Partnerships (SLWP) recommendations for the RB Kingston (procuring authority on behalf of SLWP) to award the following contracts for the handling and treatment of food and green garden waste for an initial period of 4 years and 7 months commencing on 1 September 2022 with options to extend until 31 March 2030 for a maximum contract value of £16m (which for Croydon represents £1.4m for the initial term, and £4m over the life of the contract)


1.1         award Lot 1 to BioCollectors (Direct Delivery of Food)

1.2         award Lot 3.1 to CountryStyle (Villers Road Green Waste)

1.3         award Lot 3.2 to Olleco (Villers Road Food Waste)

1.4         award Lot 5.1 to SUEZ (Transfer, haul, treat Green)


2.    Approve that the Council enters into an Inter Authority Agreement (IAA) substantially in the form appended to the Part B report on this agenda (which sets out the roles and responsibilities of each of the SLWP boroughs in respect of the procurement, sharing of costs, contract management and other responsibilities in respect of the new food and green garden waste contract) with the agreement and finalisation of terms of the said IAA being delegated to the Corporate Director of Sustainable Communities, Regeneration & Economic Recovery. 


Report author: Sarah Hayward

Publication date: 24/11/2021

Date of decision: 15/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 15/11/2021 - Cabinet

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