The Executive of the Isle of Wight Council, UK, has selected Amey-Cespa as the preferred bidder for the island's waste collection and treatment services concession.
The firm beat out competition from Veolia, which is the reserve bidder.
The 25 year concession starting in November this year replaces the existing, which expires in October this year and has been operated by Island Waste Services since 1997
The services under the new contract will include:
Executive member for sustainability, environment and public realm, Councillor Luisa Hillard, stated:
"Both bids were very high quality and this has been a thorough and very complex process. I am confident that this long-term contract will be future proof, in accordance with good practice and will build on lessons learned from the past. We have ensured the new contract is affordable and offers value for money to our residents while achieving the best possible recycling rates and increased sustainability."
Council leader, Councillor Jonathan Bacon, commented:
"This new contract is a huge step forward for the Isle of Wight and follows an extensive and highly detailed procurement process to ensure we have a modern, efficient and effective waste collection and treatment service for many years to come."