Decision details

Contract Award for the domestic clinical waste collection service

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes



Recommendations approved.

Reasons for recommendation(s)


1.        The preferred provider offers the best value for domestic clinical waste and medical sharps collections.

2.        A contract procurement exercise is expected to take place later this year for this service, which will look to deliver efficiencies by having a joint contract with South Ribble Borough Council.

3.        A service contract for Chorley is required in the short term (10 months) to ensure continuity of service.

Alternative options considered and rejected

1.         Other service providers were invited to quote but did not offer best value for this service.


Publication date: 24/05/2021

Date of decision: 24/05/2021

Effective from: 02/06/2021

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