Issue details

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

Background:

 

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.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than two Electoral Divisions;

Decision status: For Determination

Division affected: (All Division);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/11/2019

Decision due: Not before 11th Dec 2019 by Cabinet Member for Environment
Reason: In order that the proposed decision can be published for a minimum of 28 days in accordance to statutory requirement

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Environment

Lead director: Simon Jones

Department: Growth, Environment & Transport

Contact: David Beaver, Head of Network Management and Performance 03000-411620 Email: david.beaver@kent.gov.uk.

Consultees

Public consultation is not required as there is no impact on the end user.

 

The proposed decision was considered and endorsed at the Environment and Transport Cabinet Committee on 29 November 2019.

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

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

Equalities implications: An EQIA has been carried out and no equalities implications have been identified. The DPIA assessment reflects that there is no collection of personal data and no future requirement to do so

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