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Reusable Nappies Incentive Scheme - Market Engagement

Market Engagement for Reusable Nappies Incentive Scheme

Hampshire County Council are looking to engage with providers who would be interested in delivering this service, and/or have experience of delivering similar services.

What is it about - The Waste Prevention team would like to provide a scheme which facilitates the increase in uptake of reusable nappies, whereby every family across Hampshire has equal and affordable access to such products and that encourages and supports the right behaviours around the use of them.

What is the aim of the early engagement - The Council is seeking to test the market to identify prospective suppliers, gain feedback on potential challenges or issues, opportunities for innovation as well as an indication of costs. The Waste Prevention team is open to considering a variety of different financial models and include other types of reusables hygiene products that complement the use of reusable nappies within the incentives scheme. The Council is seeking to test the market to

Identify prospective suppliers,

Gain suggestions for incentivising uptake and use of reusable nappies (and any other related hygiene products) by families on all income levels,

Gain feedback on potential challenges or issues, o identify opportunities for innovation,

Identify what could be achieved with different budget levels (current budget is estimated around £12k)

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Deadlines – Please provide all feedback to Lauren.penn@hants.gov.uk by the 18th December 2020. It is envisaged that the formal tender for this work will be advertised in January 2021 with the closing date in February 2021. It is hoped that the contract would be awarded to be in place for the start of the 2021/22 financial year

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Email: procurement.support@hants.gov.uk