Statewide Electronic Goods Recycling Program

Sealed Proposals, in quintuplicate (5), for the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Statewide Electronic Goods Recycling Program, for the Delaware Solid Waste Authority shall be delivered to the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA)’s Administrative Office, 1128 South Bradford Street, Dover, Delaware, 19904, no later than 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017.  DSWA may extend the time and place for the opening for Proposals by providing at least two (2) calendar days notice by certified mail, fax, or email to any Proposers who DSWA has recorded as having received a copy of the RFP.  If the Proposal is sent by mail, or other delivery system, the sealed envelope containing the Proposal shall be enclosed in a separate envelope plainly marked on the outside with the notation, “Proposal Enclosed.”  Proposals delivered by any means other than mail or personal delivery shall be rejected.

Title 7, Section 6452.8 of the Delaware Code directs DSWA to develop “a program to source separate materials from the solid waste stream which are harmful to the environment including but not limited to used oil and filters, batteries, household hazardous wastes, electronic wastes, etc., as long as economically sustainable in the judgment of the Authority for purposes of separate authorized disposal.”

The Work under this Contract includes, but is not limited to, the following: services to recycle Electronic Goods through refurbishing for resale, deconstruction or other means of processing to recycle material/components and to minimize landfilling.  The Electronic Goods includes but is not limited to: computers, monitors and all associated computer hardware and electronic equipment (fax machines, copiers, printers, phones, television sets, VCRs, etc.).  This program is being undertaken by DSWA so that Delawareans can recycle their Electronic Goods easily while at the same time provide a program that will be cost effective.

The Contract will be for a period of two (2) years, which DSWA may, extend, with contractor agreeing, for a period of one (1) additional year.

A copy of the RFP for Contract S-17-780-SW may be obtained at no cost from the DSWA website or the DSWA-Dover Administrative Office, 1128 S. Bradford St., Dover, DE, 19904, on or after Tuesday, November 14, 2017, between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  DSWA will not be responsible for full or partial sets, including any addenda, obtained from any sources other than stated above.

The PROPOSER must submit with its Proposal documentation indicating it is licensed to conduct business in the State of Delaware and PROPOSER must meet and comply with all state, local, and federal laws, regulations, ordinances, and requirements in the scope of their Work and comply with any and all licensing requirements.

The Delaware Solid Waste Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Proposals which in its judgment is in the best interest of DSWA, and all PROPOSERS are notified that such acceptance or rejection shall be without liability on the part of DSWA for any action brought by any PROPOSER because of such acceptance or rejection.  Likewise, DSWA reserves the right to waive any requirement of the RFP process without liability on the part of DSWA.  Every Proposal prepared in response to this RFP shall be prepared at the sole cost and expense of the PROPOSER and shall be prepared by the PROPOSER with the express understanding that any and all claims to reimbursement for the cost and expense of its preparation are waived.  The submittal of a Proposal in response to this Notice shall constitute acceptance of the PROPOSER to the provisions set forth in this Notice and the RFP.

DSWA shall award the contract to the PROPOSER submitting the most responsive proposal which serves the best interest of DSWA and the citizens of the State of Delaware, and not necessarily at the lowest cost.

All Proposals shall be submitted in quintuplicate (5), sealed, marked, and addressed as follows:

Delaware Solid Waste Authority

1128 South Bradford Street

Dover, Delaware 19904

Attention: Rich Von Stetten

Senior Manager of Statewide Recycling

Proposal for: Statewide Electronic Goods Recycling Program

Contract: S-17-780-SW

The Project Manual explains the process by which prospective PROPOSERS may submit questions about the meaning or intent of the Project Manual.

All other inquiries regarding this work shall be directed to:

Rich Von Stetten

Senior Manager of Statewide Recycling

Delaware Solid Waste Authority

1128 South Bradford St.

Dover, DE 19904

Telephone: (302) 739-5361

Fax: (302) 739-4287

E-mail: rvs@dswa.com

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