TDS is participating in the City of Austin's Solid Waste Policy Working Group process to help maximize the efficiency and integrity of Austin's waste contracting policies and procedures.
City of Austin Waste Policy Issues
City of Austin Waste Policy Working Group
Reforming Austin's Unconstitutional Anti-Lobbying Ordinance
TDS is advocating for reform of the City of Austin's Anti-Lobbying Ordinance to protect free speech rights and ensure fairness and transparency during the procurement process.
Sale and Removal of Compost Material
RFP JXP0501 Issued March 28, 2016
Potential 6 year $387,000 contract for purchase and removal services of an estimated 75,000 cubic yards per year of unscreened biosolids and yard trimmings compost material.
Citywide Dumpster Collection Services
Issued June 6, 2016
Potential 6 year $16,995,000 contract for non-residential collection services for refuse, recycling, brush, compostable materials, special events, Class 2 special non-hazardous waste and emergency collection services.
Organics Processing Services
RFP SLW0509 REBID Issued May 30, 2016
Potential 6 year $4,360,000 contract for processing, sorting, composting and marketing services for the City’s curbside yard waste, food scraps and food soiled compostable paper materials collected citywide from approximately 210,000 households.
Curbside Textile Recycling Services
Issued April 4, 2016
Potential 6 year contract for the development and implementation of an all-encompassing curbside soft textile recyclable materials collected citywide from approximately 192,000 households.
Beneficial Reuse of Biosolids
Issued April 4, 2016
Potential 10 year $20,350,678 contract for beneficial reuse of 100,000+ cubic yards of biosolids produced at the Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant.
Central Business District Organics Pilot
RFP SLW0515 Issued June 20, 2016
Potential 3 year contract for organics/compost collection services for the downtown central business district, City Hall and other downtown businesses.The program will assist the City in determining effective methods to establish the incorporation of business wide organics collections services within the central business district and other areas.