ESPD Question 4C.7 Environmental Management.
Bidders will be required to confirm that they will employ environmental management measures that meet the following requirements:
Details of the environmental impact which will be provided under this contract in terms of manufacturing, recycled content, packaging and transportation.
How they will dispose of packaging during the course of the contract, ensuring that disposal is carried out in an environmentally friendly manner and in accordance with current legislation.
Details of any environmental standards held by their organisation.
Any other environmental measures they propose to use during the course of the contract.
ESPD Question 4C.11 Products.
Bidders who progress to the tender stage of the procurement process will be required to provide within 7 days of the request, one sample of EACH product which meets the minimum requirements of those listed on the Specification (Attachment 3) for product assessment. The sample must be provided free of charge.
ESPD Questions 3A — 3C have been identified as mandatory exclusion grounds and ESPD Questions 3D have been identified as discretionary exclusion grounds. All the exclusion grounds will be assessed on a PASS/FAIL basis. For the mandatory exclusion grounds a bid will be excluded where the bidder fails to provide either a positive response or to provide details to the satisfaction of the Council of the self cleansing measures undertaken. .For the discretionary exclusion grounds a bid may be excluded where the bidder fails to provide either a positive response or if the Council is not satisfied as to the self cleansing measures undertaken.
Declarations and Certificates.
In a restricted tendering procedure, prior to the issue of invitation to tender, the bidders who are being recommended for issue of tenders will provide the undernoted certificates, declarations and/or completed questionnaires to evidence their compliance with the relevant questions within the Qualification Envelope.
All certificates, declarations and questionnaires can be found within the Attachment area of PCS-T.
ESPD Question 2D.1 Prompt Payment Certificate.
Declaration Section Form of Tender.
ESPD Question 3D.11 Non-Collusion Certificate.
ESPD Question 4B.5.1 Insurance Certificates.
ESPD Questions 3A.1 to 3A.8 Serious and Organised Crime Declaration.
ESPD Question 3A.6 Modern Slavery Act 2015 Declaration.
In the case of a restricted tendering procedure (where a PQQ is used) this information will be sought by the Council prior to the issue of invitation to tender to the selected bidders.
Failure to provide this information or in the event that the information provided does not support or evidence the statements made within the Qualification Envelope, will invalidate any bid. In this scenario the Council will seek to obtain the relevant information and evidence from the second highest scoring bidder and so on, and upon verification will award the contract to this bidder instead.