Decision details

Award of Contract - Waste Composition Study (Forward Plan Reference FP961)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Award of Contract


Exempt report of the Corporate Director (Resources, Environment and Cultural Services) on the appointment of a contractor to complete this study.


(1)        The Decision Taken




That the contract for the Waste Composition Study be awarded to MEL Waste Insights as unanimously recommended by the General Procurement Board.


(2)        Reasons for the Decision


The Council was the Lead Authority for procurement of a number of waste and recycling contracts in Hertfordshire, including the Waste composition study.


This study would provide detailed information about the types of waste collected in kerbside collections and the results would be helpful to shape the waste strategy going forward and also the flat recycling project.


The General Procurement Board unanimously recommended the Cabinet to appoint MEL Waste Insights for the contract as the tenderer with the highest scores on both quality and price.

Report author: Durk Reyner, Andrew Harper

Publication date: 13/03/2020

Date of decision: 10/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 10/03/2020 - Cabinet

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