Waste management company London Waste has issued a tender for the collection of 40,500 tonnes of organic material.
The organic waste procurement contract is split up into four lots, comprising of four separate waste streams: mixed food and green waste, separately collected green waste, separately collected food waste and compost oversize.
The waste streams are to be let as individual lots to “allow contractors to bid for the specified waste streams individually or in combination with other lots”.
Lots one and two are each worth between £1m and £5.6m and lot three and four are each worth between £250k and £4.5m.
The contract for each lot is expected to run from April 1, 2011 until December 15, 2014 with the option to extend for a further six periods until no later than December 15, 2017.
According to the tender notice the successful contractor “will be required to collect the waste from the London Waste EcoPark location, process the material to a recognised quality standard, market the end products and dispose of any residues.”
London Waste is an integrated waste management company operating from three sites in London at Upper Edmonton, Islington and Hendon and manages the waste from businesses, local authorities and other waste management companies.