Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Persistent Organic Pollutants in Soft Furnishing Waste Streams Study

The Environment Agency is seeking to put a contract in place with a consultant to undertake a study to report on the presence of the persistent organic pollutants Decabromodiphenyl ether (DecaBDE) and Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD) in the domestic seating waste stream. Bidders must be able to evidence previous experience of successfully delivering similar work to a high standard, including the expertise and quality of the laboratory services required for the sample analysis. The findings and subsequent report will inform future regulatory approaches to the management of domestic seating waste, including for example sofas, armchairs, and chairs with upholstered seating. A full tender pack and project scope is available from the Defra Bravo ePortal If you wish submit a tender for this contract, you should complete the tender documents as instructed in the pack and return your completed submission by the deadline stated in the documents. This is an Open tender procedure, there is no requirement to complete a pre-qualification exercise but it would be helpful if you could confirm your intention to bid or decline the opportunity ahead of the tender deadline once you have reviewed the tender documents. If you have any questions regarding the opportunity, please use the messages facility in Bravo to request further information.


Carol Caddick
PO Box 12, Richard Fairclough House, Knutsford Road

Contract value: 50000-100000

Published: 31 Jul 2020, Receipt by: 14 Aug 2020