Wise Up To Waste

The Authority is seeking contractors to provide waste management services to:

  • Receive and process mixed dry recycling (MDR); 
  • Separate and market the recyclable materials; and
  • Dispose of non-recyclable residue.

The services are divided into 10 lots each with the same anticipated volume of MDR tonnages.

The successful tenderer(s) shall:

  • receive such MDR at the proposed MRF as is delivered by the Authority, the Boroughs or their designated contractors; or 
  • provide an alternative Delivery Point within the Delivery Area for the receipt, bulking and transport of MDR to their MRF.

The Delivery Area, and the process for the award of lots, is two phases in accordance with the location of the Delivery Point, are explained in the procurement documents.

At the discretion of the Authority, the successful tenderer or tenderers may be required to provide a collection service from the Oakleigh road depot of London Borough of Barnet, one of the waste collection authorities amongst the six (6) north London boroughs.

The services are divided into 10 lots with the same anticipated volume of MDR tonnages. Each lot will have an estimated tonnage size of 9,000 to 15,000 tonnes of MDR. The Authority may vary the tonnages in individual lots throughout the contract according to the tonnages of MDR arising. Tonnages of MDR are a contractor risk as the Authority does not guarantee any minimum or maximum tonnages for each lot or for the total lots. 

The Authority reserves the right to award all, some or none of the Lots.

Any contract resulting from the procurement process shall be for an initial term of six years commencing on 16 December 2019 and ending on 15 December 2025 (with an option for both parties to agree to extend the term on up to four occasions not exceeding a maximum period of four years in total as detailed in the contract), subject to earlier termination in accordance with the terms of the contract.

Details of the key requirements of the contract are set out in the Specification included at Schedule 1 of the ISIT and the other procurement documents available at