Issue details

Award of contract for the collection of recycling and general waste from the West Sussex estate and schools

West Sussex County Council has a statutory duty of care under Section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to dispose of waste it produces at its premises, this includes a duty to undertake recycling. To meet this duty of care, waste and recycling collection arrangements are in place for sites provided under a framework contract that expires on 30 September 2021.


A tender process, which was started in April 2021 to ensure that the County Council continued to meet its statutory duty, is now complete.



Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/07/2021

Decision due: August 2021 by Director of Environment and Public Protection

Lead member: Steve Read, Director of Environment and Public Protection

Lead director: Director of Environment and Public Protection

Contact: Gareth Rollings, Commissioning and Infrastructure Manager Email: Tel: 033 022 24161.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Director of Environment and Public Protection, via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.


Director of Law and Assurance

Director of Finance and Support Services

Democratic Services Contact: Judith Shore Tel: 022 033 26052


Background papers

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