Decision details

19/00090 - Clinical Waste Collection, Reception and Disposal Services - SC18063

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes




This requirement is for the recommissioning of a Clinical Waste Collection, Reception & Disposal Contract for Kent within the Growth, Environment and Transport Directorate of KCC.


The current contract with Tradebe Healthcare National Ltd is due to end 31 December 2019.

The start date of this Contract is anticipated to commence 1st January 2020 for a period of 4 years (48 months). There will be no option to extend this Contract.


Currently KCC Waste Management has a Contract with Tradebe Healthcare National Limited for the collection or reception, and disposal of Clinical waste that is collected kerbside from all twelve districts and borough councils within Kent.


Indicative contract expenditure is funded through existing operational waste management budgets.


Provision of such disposal services is a statutory obligation under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and other such waste legislation.


As Cabinet Member for Environment, I agree to award a new contractual arrangement for the collection, reception and disposal of clinical waste collected by the Waste Collection Authorities for up to a 4 -year period.

Publication date: 12/12/2019

Date of decision: 12/12/2019

Effective from: 20/12/2019

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