Greyhound takes Dublin City Council to court over €10m Panda contract

Company alleges council contravened public procurement rules when opting for rival waste collection firm’s tender

Waste collection company Greyhound: alleges that the price offered by Panda for its services was ‘abnormally low’. Picture: Bryan Meade

Greyhound, the waste collection company, has launched High Court proceedings against Dublin City Council (DCC) over its decision to award a €10 million contract to rival firm Panda.

The company alleges that DCC breached public procurement rules by awarding a contract to provide waste collection services from designated council homes to Panda.

The case, which was filed earlier this month, seeks for the decision to be quashed and a declaration made that the decision to ...