Freedom of info request for cardboard and paper recycling

Shawn Edwards made this Freedom of Information request to Darlington Borough Council Automatic anti-spam measures are in place for this older request. Please let us know if a further response is expected or if you are having trouble responding.

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Dear FOI Team,

I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of Information Act, details in respect to the contract below.

Waste Management (Receipt, Recycling, Treatment and Disposal):

The details we require are:
• What are the contractual performance KPI's for this contract?
• Current annual volume in tonnes?
• How the material is presented?
• Suppliers who applied for inclusion on each framework/contract and were successful & not successful at the PQQ & ITT stages
• Actual spend on this contract/framework (and any sub lots), from the start of the contract to the current date
• Start date & duration of framework/contract?
• Could you please provide a copy of the service/product specification given to all bidders for when this contract was last advertised?
• Is there an extension clause in the framework(s)/contract(s) and, if so, the duration of the extension?
• Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s)/contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?
• Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract?

Thank you for your help.

Yours sincerely

Darlington Borough Council

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Dear Mr Edwards


Thank you for your request for information, received 19 February 2024. 


We are processing your request in accordance with our Freedom of
Information and Environmental Information Request Procedure, which is
available on our [2]website or on request.


If we need more information in order to process your request, we will
contact you in due course.  We will aim to respond to your request within
20 working days. 


Yours sincerely



Richie Sanderson

Complaints & Information Governance Assistant

(01325) 406777


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