Regional Refuse Disposal District One

Serving the towns of Barkhamsted, New Hartford, and Winsted


Regional Refuse Disposal District #1 is a three town municipal entity operating a transfer station in Barkhamsted, CT.  The District is soliciting bids for the purchase of used motor oil and disposal of spent antifreeze subject to the terms and conditions specified herein. 

1.) Product: The District generates approximately 6,000 gallons/ year of used motor oil and 1,000 gallons/year of spent antifreeze.  These are inspected by District employees prior to pouring into the District's collection tank. Each customer dropping off used motor oil and spent antifreeze is required to attest to its contents.  The District will test each tank with a field test for chlorinated solvents, including PCBs and 8260 solvents to determine chlorine and halogens.  While every effort is made to ensure a non-contaminated product, the District makes no guarantees in this regard and the successful bidder is  advised to undertake whatever tests it deems advisable to ensure proper disposal of the products.

2.) Pick up: The District will contact you when our 1000 gallon holding tank for used motor oil is full and the test results are returned.

3.) Bid price: The bid shall be per gallon payment for the used motor oil and cost for the spent antifreeze.  The rates will remain constant for the period of January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. 

4.) Terms: Product must be picked up within 10 days of notification unless other arrangements are made.  Payment is to be within 30 days of invoice/ pickup slip.

5.) Due Date: Bids are due in the District office no later than 3:00 PM on December 14.  The bid may be sent by postal carrier, fax, or email.  Bids will be opened at 7:00 PM on December 16 in the District office. We will contact you by letter to confirm award of contract if you are the successful bidder. 

6.) Contact Information: Debbie Angell, Administrator                                                                      

                                           Regional Refuse Disposal District #1

                                           31 New Hartford Rd  Barkhamsted, CT 06063  

                                           Phone/Fax: (860)379-1975 ext 111


7.) The District reserved the right to accept/ reject or negotiate with any bidder as deemed in the best interest of the District. 

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