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Waste Collection Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Waste Collection Services Market Research Report | NAICS 56211 | Jan 2015

Not wasting opportunities: Favorable legislation and increased construction will boost industry demand

IBISWorld’s Waste Collection Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$45bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
202,305
Businesses
8,334
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although revenue for the Waste Collection Services industry dipped because activity in the industrial and construction sectors plummeted during the recessionary period, a stronger economy will boost consumer spending and, therefore, demand for industry services. In addition, business, industrial and construction activity will also increase, resulting in higher waste volumes and solid revenue growth; however, regulation and high fuel costs will remain a threat... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Waste Collection Services industry has a moderate level of market share concentration, with the industry's four largest companies expected to generate 44.2% of industry revenue in 2015. The number of industry operators is expected to increase over the five years to 2015 at an annualized rate of 1.7%. Despite this, industry concentration has increased, as the largest operators have expanded their share of the market, primarily as a consequence of merger and acquisition activity. Although occuring in 2008, prior to the five year period to 2015, the most significant merger to influence the industry in recent years was that of the second and third largest industry operators, Allied Waste and Republic Services, respectively... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Waste Collection Services Industry?

Operators in this industry collect hazardous and nonhazardous waste and recyclable materials. Nonhazardous waste includes municipal solid waste (household waste) and industrial and commercial waste. This industry also includes transfer stations where waste is transferred from local vehicles to long-distance automobiles for transport to disposal facilities. This industry does not account for government-provided services of a similar nature.

Industry Products
Other waste collection servicesResidential waste collection servicesRecyclable material collection servicesTransfer and storage facility servicesNonresidential waste collection servicesHazardous waste collection servicesConstruction and demolition site waste collection services
 
Industry Activities
Ash and brush collection and hauling Waste and refuse collection and haulingHazardous waste collection and haulingRadioactive waste collection and local haulingRecyclable material collection and hauling Removal and hauling of rubble, construction and demolition debrisWaste transfer station operationMunicipal solid waste (MSW) collection and hauling


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