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CLOSED-Seattle Schools Recycling & Compost Education; SPU RFP/Contract# 21-238-S

Original Date Posted: January 24, 2022 3:30 am

Due Date:

3:00PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, February 22, 2022



Request for Proposals (RFP) for

Seattle Schools Recycling & Compost Education

SPU RFP/Contract# 21-238-S

The City of Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide expertise in recycling and composting education. Seattle Public Utilities has partnered with Seattle Public Schools and the area’s private k-12 schools to reach students with Seattle’s recycling and composting messages since 1990. For more information on current programing, see  With this solicitation, we are seeking innovative ideas to reach our recycling and composting goals, develop environmentally-aware young residents, and reach our Service Equity goal that all Seattle’s kids have an equal opportunity to participate, regardless of school resources. The Consultant will develop and implement a Recycling & Compost Education program in Seattle Public Schools (SPS) that increases recycling and composting at school sites and at the homes of students.

 This is a 3 year contract with a defined scope of work and varied schedule of deliverables. The estimated completion date for deliverables is June 30, 2025. The estimated contract total is $180,000.00. SPU does not guarantee any minimum quantity of work under this contract. Consultants are subject to all applicable laws and WMBE requirements.

Interested consultants are encouraged to review the RFP, background documents, and any RFP addenda online at You must log in to register for Bid Events and to view Bid Question and Response information.

The deadline for submitting Proposals is 3:00PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, electronic only via e-mail to  

SPU PRE-SUBMITTAL CONFERENCE:  An optional pre-submittal conference will be held on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, from 10:00AM to 11:00AM Pacific Time, via Webex Meeting number (access code): 2496 753 6920, meeting password: dsJw55Jv82R at URL:  

Or join by phone at one of the following: 206-207-1700; 408-418-9388.

SPU will review the scope of work, consultant expectations, and answer questions from the prospective bidders. Although attendance at this meeting is not mandatory, attendance is highly encouraged.

Written questions related to this RFP are encouraged and shall be directed to Jawona Adams, Contract Administrator & SPU’s designated contact person, at  To facilitate preparation of responses to questions, please submit questions by no later than 2:00PM Pacific Time on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. All responses to questions will be posted at

The City of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selection of the Consultant is subject to applicable laws and ordinances regarding equal opportunity employment.

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