Decision details

Waste Management - Retender for the Disposal of Sweepings and Gully Waste

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The existing contract for the disposal of waste sweepings (from pavements, pedestrianised areas and roads) is expiring. Cabinet approval is being sought for delegated authority to award a new contract following procurement process.


“As a county council, we are committed to caring for our environment and how we manage waste goes hand in hand with this.


This procurement exercise will allow us to explore all the options for managing waste from our roads and get the best deal for taxpayers’ money.”


Simon Tagg, Cabinet Member for Environment, Infrastructure and Climate Change


Reasons for the Decision – To consider proposals to provide treatment facilities for sweepings (street cleaning residues) collected by Staffordshire Waste Collection Authorities (WCAs) and gully waste collected by Amey LG (Amey) on behalf of the County Council.


Decision – That authority be delegated to the Director for Economy, Infrastructure and Skills, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment, Infrastructure and Climate Change, to let a contract (or contracts) between the County Council and the successful tenderer (or tenderers) in the event that a combination of service providers provides the optimum solution.

Report author: Brian Day

Publication date: 22/07/2021

Date of decision: 21/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/07/2021

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