CIWM, in collaboration with Clarkslegal LLP, developed this template for the waste management contract or contract. This should lead to clear and consistent information for contracts and tenders. The areas covered by the waste and resource management sector are waste collection and disposal, household waste recycling and recycling centres (or CA sites) and treatment. The basic contractual conditions have been established in collaboration with Clarkslegal LLP. Contractual terms and standard calendars will be a «living» document, which means it will be updated if necessary. Version 4 (October 2009) of the conditions and schedules is now available. The terms of the contract are presented only as standard conditions. Neither Clarkslegal LLP nor CIWM can guarantee their suitability for certain circumstances. Therefore, the individual opinion of legal advisors should be seek before using the terms of the contract or any part of it. • The tendering process, including best practices • Contract evaluation process — Responsibility • Definition (purpose) of contract terms • Definition (purpose) of specifications • Partnership relationship • Contractor/customer relationship • Based on inputs and outputs • Best value — Consideration of • Vehicles — Consideration of .