CITY OF KIRKLAND
Request for Proposals
PROJECT NAME: Commercial Recycling, Composting, and Waste Reduction Outreach Consultant
JOB NUMBER: 42-21-PW
PROPOSALS DUE: December 29, 2021 no later than 5:00 PM Pacific Time
PROPOSALS SUBMITTED TO: Purchasing Agent, 123 5th Ave, Kirkland, WA 98033 (See RFP for details.)
Public notice is hereby given that the City of Kirkland has issued the above-mentioned Request for Proposals (RFP). This RFP is to solicit proposals for a consultant to help us offer direct technical assistance to Kirkland commercial solid waste customers to help them reduce waste and use of single use items.
The complete RFP, including all submittal requirements, can be found on the City of Kirkland’s website at www.kirklandwa.gov. Locate by clicking on “Business” at the top of the webpage and then “Request for Proposals” under “Doing Business with the City.” Call 425-587-3123 if unable to access RFP documents online.
The City of Kirkland requires that no person shall, on the grounds of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity. The City of Kirkland further assures that every effort will be made to ensure non-discrimination in all of its programs and activities, whether those programs are federally funded or not.
Purpose and Background
Kirkland seeks to improve access to recycling, composting, and waste reduction support for all Kirkland businesses. The purpose of this contract is to offer direct technical assistance to commercial customers to improve and increase recycling and composting, to reduce waste and use of single use items, and to educate about the new Washington State single use serviceware on-request law, RCW 70A.245.080. Kirkland’s Sustainability Master Plan has key goals to engage with businesses on sustainable business practices, reduce single use food service ware, and increase the number of businesses composting food scraps.
City of Kirkland