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Aluminum Trailer RFB

R&E is seeking to purchase two enclosed aluminum trailers for the transport of materials associated with resource recovery activities.

RFB Schedule
DateEvent
December 8, 2021Request for bids released
December 20, 2021, 4:00 pm CSTDeadline for questions from vendors
January 17, 2022, 2:00 pm CSTDeadline for proposal submissions
January 24, 2022Contract negotiations and final award
February 8, 2022Anticipated contract start date

Trailer RFB

Attachment 4 – Trailer Specifications

Attachment 5 – Trailer Questionnaire

Addendum 1

 

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

 

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

 

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.