Procurement Toolkit

Last updated: 8 March 2022

The Buy Recycled Procurement Toolkit provides practical guidance to council officers seeking to procure recycled products and materials for infrastructure, landscaping, parks and gardens.

The toolkit guides you through the procurement cycle and how you can embed recycled product considerations and requirements throughout each stage and into existing procurement documentation.

The toolkit includes:

  • Easy to use checklists
  • Example scoring scales
  • Response schedules
  • Evaluation criteria
  • Key definitions
  • Background information.

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How to use

This toolkit is designed to be flexible for different types of procurement activities. Copy and paste applicable sections of this toolkit into procurement planning documents, RFx response schedules and evaluation matrixes.

Who can use it?

The toolkit is designed for council officers working in:

  • Infrastructure
  • Asset management
  • Major projects
  • Engineering
  • Procurement
  • Sustainability
  • Waste
  • Parks, gardens and open space
  • Urban design
  • Planning.

While the toolkit is targeted at councils, organisations from other sectors may also use the toolkit as a reference.