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Waste contract to be awarded to Biffa


Waste contract to be awarded to Biffa

Following a full tender process, the Council will be awarding its waste contract to Biffa, one of the UK’s leading national recycling and waste management providers.

This eight year contract, worth £20 million and due to start on 5 April 2021, will offer residents the same high level of service they currently receive, as well as:

  • New collection vehicles.
  • In-cab technology and video cameras on the vehicles which will make working on the roads safer for the collection crews, assist with collection issues and help identify improvements to the collection service.
  • From 5 April, collections will also take place on bank holidays except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
  • An online booking system for the collection of household bulky waste.
  • Working with local charity Emmaus to reuse more of the bulky waste, rather than sending it to landfill.
  • £5,000 a year spent on proactive recycling and recycling education initiatives.

Biffa will continue to collect recycling, food, household and garden waste at the same frequency. Households will be notified in advance of any changes and from Monday 8 March, residents will also be encouraged to visit www.tandridge.gov.uk/checkmybinday.

Biffa will also continue to collect textile, small electric and electronic equipment and batteries if they are put in a tied carrier bag and placed next to the bin at the edge of the property by 6am on the scheduled collection day.

Roger Edwards, Managing Director of Biffa’s municipal division, said: “We are delighted to be awarded the waste collection contract for Tandridge District Council and to continue our long association with the district. We look forward to continuing to provide the high levels of service that residents have come to expect.”

Tandridge District Council spokesperson said: “Providing efficient and effective recycling and waste services is one of the Council’s top priorities. This is the largest council contract we award and we know Biffa will continue to offer an excellent service. With our residents’ help, we are confident we will continue to be one of Surrey’s top performing districts for recycling and food waste collection, while reducing the amount of waste going to landfill.”


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