Request for Proposals - Curbside Collection of Garbage, Recyclables and Organics - No. 19-003

Request for Proposals

No. 19-003
Curbside Collection of Garbage, Recyclables and Organics

The purpose of this Request for Proposals is to invite Proponents to prepare and submit competitive Proposals to provide the RDN with certain Services, including:
  1. the Collection Services, which include automated curbside collection services for Garbage, Recyclables and Organics; and
  2. the Cart Services, which include the purchase, distribution and maintenance of all Carts.
Through this RFP process, the RDN is seeking to enter into a long-term contract for the Services (the "Contract") with an experienced, qualified contractor (the "Contractor") to properly perform the Services in a cost-effective manner.

Upon receipt for a signed Participation Agreement (Appendix 2), Proponents will be provided access to the Data Room which contains documents referenced in this RFP, including a draft version of the Contract and Reference Information. The information in the Data Room may be supplemented or updated from time to time. Although the RDN will attempt to notify known Proponents of updates and Addenda, Proponents are solely responsible for ensuring they check the Data Room frequently for updates and to ensure the information used by the Proponents is the most current, updated information.



February 15, 2019

Submission Location and Submission Time

Proposals in response to this RFP must be received at the following location (the “Submission Location”):
Regional District of Nanaimo
Regional and Community Utilities – 2nd Floor
6300 Hammond Bay Road
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2
on or before the following date and time (the “Submission Time”):
Time: 3:00:00 p.m. local time
Date: April 5, 2019
Proposals may be delivered to the Submission Location on Business Days from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time. Proposals should be clearly marked with the Proponent’s name and the following:
"Attention: Solid Waste Services – Vivian Schau
Re: RFP #19-003 – Curbside Collection of Garbage, Recyclables and Organics"
Proposals received after the Submission Time will not be considered. The actual time of Proposal submission will be determined with reference to the clock used by the RDN for that purpose. Proponents are encouraged to submit their Proposals well in advance of the Submission Time to minimize the risk of their Proposal being late.
Notice Date