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Storage, Fulfillment and Distribution Services RFP

R&E is seeking a storage, fulfillment and distribution partnership to support Ramsey and Washington counties’ new food scraps pick-up program. Durable compostable bags (DCBs) will be an integral part of this program. DCBs will be used by residents to collect organic waste. DCBs will be co-collected with trash and sorted from the trash after collection.

Services to be provided under this contract will include:

  1. Warehousing and inventory management of DCBs
  2. Order processing, fulfillment, and delivery to customer
  3. Order management
  4. Financial processing, collections and reporting
RFP schedule
DateEvent
October 12, 2021, 11:00 am CSTOptional, virtual pre-proposal conference, slides here, recording here
October 18, 2021, 4:00 pm CSTDeadline for proposer questions
October 26, 2021Addendum published
November 16, 2021, 2:00 CSTDeadline for proposer submissions
March 2022Anticipated contract effective date

Storage, Fulfillment and Distribution Services RFP

Attachment 5 – Scope of Services

Attachment 6 – Price Worksheet

Addendum 1

Addendum 2

Addendum 3

 

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
DateEvent
October 6, 2021, 12:30 pmOptional, virtual pre-proposal conference, slides here, recording here
October 11, 2021Deadline for proposer questions
October 15, 2021Addendum published
October 26, 2021Deadline for proposer submissions
January 1, 2022Anticipated contract effective date

Engineering Services RFP

Addendum 1

 

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
DateEvent
October 5, 2021, 3:00 pm CSTOptional, virtual pre-proposal conference, slides here, recording here
October 12, 2021 by 4:00 pm CSTDeadline for proposer questions
October 19, 2021Addendum published
November 15, 2021 by 4:00 pm CSTDeadline for proposer submissions
February 2021Anticipated contract effective date

Customer Support Services RFP

Attachment 4 – Scope of Work

Attachment 5 – Price Worksheet

Addendum 1

Addendum 2

Addendum 3

 

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

Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure Managed Services RFP

Addendum 1

 

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

Website Development and Maintenance RFP

Attachment 4 – Scope of Work

Attachment 5 – Pricing Worksheet

Addendum 1

Addendum 2

Addendum 3

 

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.