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 SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Waste Collection Services industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Its industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to GDP, is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 1.8% over the 10 years to 2020. While lower, this rate is relatively similar to the expected 2.5% annualized growth in US GDP over the same period. This typically indicates an industry in the mature stage of its life cycle.
Being essential to public health, waste collection services have existed since the dawn of urbanization. Its most common modern form, in which trucks gather waste from collection points and deliver it to landfills and other disposal sites, has existed relatively unchanged for decades. There is some technological and product development in the industry... purchase to read more