Decision details

DPS (Dynamic Purchasing System) for the Recycling of Garden Waste

Reference: D50259

Decision Maker: Director of Communities and Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Authority to commence a DPS procurement for the recycling of garden waste


The Deputy Chief Officer for Waste Management noted the content of this report and under CPR 3.1.6 and 3.1.8 approved establishing a 12 year DPS for garden and food waste from April 2020 to March 2032 using the process outlined in this report and the evaluation criteria that has been specified.  The contract is split into four 3 year Call Offs and has a current value of £12.4 million over the possible full 12 year term and an annual value of just over £1 million.


The Deputy Chief Officer for Waste Management also approved the acceptance onto the DPS of all suppliers who successfully pass the Standard Selection Questionnaire (SSQ) and the subsequent award of contracts to those suppliers who are successful in the further competitions under the DPS as detailed in this report.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Rosie Harvey, Contract Officer Environmental Services 0113 3786352 Email:

Publication date: 28/10/2019

Date of decision: 05/11/2019

Effective from: 13/11/2019

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