Vendors

Vendor Opportunities


Engineering Services RFP

R&E is seeking a vendor or vendors to provide engineering services, specific to R&E’s waste processing facility and also more general strategic and programmatic guidance.

RFP schedule:

  • Optional virtual pre-proposal conference: October 4, 2021, time TBD, contact jredmond@recyclingandenergy.org for meeting link
  • Deadline for proposer questions: October 11, 2021
  • Addendum published: October 15, 2021
  • Deadline for proposal submissions: October 26, 2021
  • Anticipated contract effective date: January 1, 2022

Engineering Services RFP

 

Customer Support Services RFP

R&E is seeking a vendor to provide customer support services for Ramsey and Washington counties’ new food scrap pick-up program. Customer support services will help residents and businesses receive:

  • Answers to questions about the new program
  • Assistance signing up
  • Assistance resolving complaints and problems

RFP schedule:

  • Optional virtual pre-proposal conference: October 5, 2021, 3:00 pm CST, email jredmond@recyclingandenergy.org to request an invitation
  • Deadline for proposer questions: October 12, 2021 by 4:00 pm CST
  • Addendum published: October 19, 2021
  • Deadline for proposal submissions: November 8, 2021 by 4:00 pm CST
  • Anticipated contract effective date: February 2021

Customer Support Services RFP

Attachment 4 – Scope of Work

Attachment 5 – Price Worksheet

 

Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure Managed Services RFP

R&E is seeking a vendor to provide IT services in the following areas:

  • Managed services for infrastructure support
  • IT service desk
  • Level 1 and 2 end user computing (desktop support)

RFP schedule:

  • Proposers submit Appendix A: “RFP Intention Response”: September 14, 2021
  • Virtual pre-proposal conference: September 15, 2021 at 3:00 pm CST, recording here
  • Deadline for proposal questions: September 22, 2021
  • Addendum with responses issued: September 29, 2021
  • Deadline for proposal submissions: October 22, 2021
  • Interviews: week of November 1, 2021
  • Anticipated contract effective date: fourth quarter of 2021

Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure Managed Services RFP

 

Website Development and Maintenance RFP

R&E is seeking a vendor to oversee website development and maintenance for Ramsey and Washington counties’ new food scraps pick-up program. The website resulting from this RFP will allow residents in the two counties to learn about the program and order food scrap bags to be shipped to their home.

RFP schedule:

  • Request for proposals released: August 24, 2021
  • Optional, virtual pre-proposal conference: September 1, 2021, 1:00 pm CST
  • Deadline for proposer questions: September 7, 2021
  • Addendum published: September 9, 2021
  • Deadline for proposal submissions: September 20 28, 2021
  • Anticipated contract effective date: November 1 December 15, 2021

Website Development and Maintenance RFP

Attachment 4 – Scope of Work

Attachment 5 – Pricing Worksheet

Addendum 1

Addendum 2

Addendum 3

 

Durable Compostable Bag Manufacturer RFP

Durable compostable bags (DCBs) will be an integral part of R&E’s source-separated organics collection program. DCBs will be used by residents and businesses to collect organic waste. DCBs will be co-collected with trash and sorted from the trash after collection. DCBs will be used to collect organic waste such as food waste and food-soiled paper, but not yard waste.

DCBs must have adequate strength and durability to withstand co-collection and hauling with typical mixed municipal solid waste. DCBs must be comprised of material that is capable of undergoing biological decomposition in an aerobic environment and be certified as compostable by the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI).

RFP Schedule:

  • Request for proposals released – Tuesday, February 9, 2021
  • Pre-proposal conference – Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 1:00-3:00 CST, recording available here, slide deck available here
  • Deadline for proposal submissions – Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 2:00 pm CST
  • Contract negotiations and final award – Anticipated June 2021

Durable Compostable Bag (DCB) Manufacturer RFP

Attachment D – DCB Questionnaire

Attachment E – Price Worksheet

DCB Manufacturer RFP Addendum 1

DCB Manufacturer RFP Addendum 2

 

End-Use Markets for Waste Byproducts RFP

Phase II End-Use Markets for Waste Byproducts RFP

Phase II End-Use Markets for Waste Byproducts RFP – Addendum One 18JUN21

Phase II End-Use Markets for Waste Byproducts RFP – Addendum Two 09JUL21

  • May 14, 2021 – Phase II RFP issued to selected proposers
  • June 28, 2021 – Deadline for proposer questions
  • July 9, 2021 – Q&A addendum published
  • August 25, 2021 – Deadline for Phase II proposal submission

Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy (R&E) has issued an RFP for end-use markets for products from the Recycling & Energy Center. R&E is seeking processing solutions including gasification, anaerobic digestion, and chemical recycling. R&E is seeking vendors that can recover value from the following feedstocks:

  • Refuse-derived fuel
  • Source-separated organics in durable compostable bags
  • Organic-rich materials recovered from MSW

R&E has released an RFP to find qualified vendors to accept and use one, two, or all three of these feedstock materials. R&E may enter into agreements with more than one vendor. Key dates:

  • September 17, 2020, 1:00 CST – Pre-proposal conference Presentation Deck | Attendee List
  • October 21, 2020, 4:00 CST – Deadline for questions from vendors (updated)
  • December 4, 2020, 4:00 CST – Deadline for phase I proposal submissions

If unforeseen delays are experienced in delivery of proposals, documentation of tracking info indicating delivery by December 4 will be accepted with proposals that are received late.

This RFP is phase one of a two-phase RFP.