Effective procurement of recycling equipment and services is critical to the success and cost containment of all recycling programs. CIF has assisted dozens of municipalities with document preparation, evaluation of submissions, contract administration and procurement advice resulting in significant program savings.

Templates, Tools and Resources

Annotated Sample: Collection and Processing RFP

This sample collection and processing RFP includes annotations, explanations, better practices and alternately worded clauses. Additional annotated Scope of Work modules will be posted here covering MRF operations and other topics when available. These alternative modules are intended to be used with the standard terms in the document above. Contact CIF staff  for confidential, no charge, help with your procurement process, RFP/contract clauses, review of your draft documents or general procurement discussion/strategic planning.

Sample: 2 envelope RFP/Tender Evaluation Spreadsheet (.xlsx)

Download a sample 2 envelope RFP or tender evaluation spreadsheet. For assistance to customize evaluation spreadsheets for use in your own procurement process, and/or no charge on-site training for your evaluation team Contact CIF staff.

Procurement Process Timeline Template (.xlsb)

For more information, see the Tender Time blog post for more information on procurement timing.


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