Catering Consumables (Recyclable, Compostable, Biodegradable and Disposable)

Catering Consumables (Recyclable, Compostable, Biodegradable and Disposable)

Framework 45
Status: Active

This ESPO framework provides access to a wide range of catering consumables and associated products.

All of the suppliers on this framework have been selected for their experience and ability to provide customers with an innovative range of products to meet with changing customer requirements and sustainability priorities, including compostable, biodegradable and recyclable products.

This page is intended to provide you with an overview of what is available. Please refer to the full User Guide for more information.

The framework is available for use nationally by any public body in the UK including, but not limited to…

  • Schools & Academies
  • Local Authority Establishments
  • Police & Emergency Services
  • NHS & HSC Bodies
  • Central Government Departments & their agencies
  • Registered Charities

What are the benefits of using this framework?

  • An easy to use price file for direct awards, including:
    • Compostable coffee cups from 4 pence per cup
    • Compostable and biodegradable cutlery from 2 pence per unit
    • Cling film cutter boxes from £3.65 per roll
  • Template documents for requesting a quote or running a further competition to make the process simple and easy.
  • This framework is compliant with UK/EU procurement legislation - we’ve done the work, so there’s no need for you to run a full EU procurement process.
  • Suppliers listed on the framework were assessed during the procurement process for their financial stability, track record, experience and professional ability.
  • What you see is what you pay – there are no additional charges.
  • Pre-agreed terms & conditions to underpin all orders so no need to worry.


  • All Purpose Cleaning and Catering Supplies
  • Banner
  • BCS
  • DCS Ltd
  • Nobisco Limited
  • Tri-Star Packaging Supplies
  • Universal Unity Limited
  • Wilkes Catering Supplies Ltd

Further information

Are you a user of the ‘ProContract’ eProcurement system (from Proactis)? If so, you can now access ESPO’s frameworks through the system to run further competitions, allowing you to run your processes more quickly, simply and at lower risk of error. Speak to your procurement team contact or Account Manager to find out more.

We have also created a useful guide to help you navigate creating a further competition on ProContract, which you can access here.

  • Quick start guide
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Please login or register to download the following:

  • User guide
  • Customer Access Agreement
  • Confirmation of Award
  • Request for Quote
  • Order Form
  • Show more
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Catering Consumables (Recyclable, Compostable, Biodegradable and Disposable)

Key facts


Start date
05 Mar 2019

End date
04 Mar 2021

Up to 04 Mar 2023

OJEU Contract notice
2018/S 233-532111

OJEU award notice

Last updated
13 Jul 2020

This framework is available for use nationally

Further help

Genna Muddimer
07584 277 248

Quote reference
Framework 45

More information

Working in partnership with

Love British Food
ERA 2018
Feefo 2020
Youth Sport Trust