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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 | May 2016

Not wasting opportunities: Increased population growth and privatization boosts 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$44bn
Annual Growth 11-16
0.4%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
200,250
Businesses
7,708
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the past five years, the Waste Collection Services industry has benefited from the recovery of the industrial, construction and commercial business sectors. As these sectors have expanded, they have produced more waste. In addition, steady demand from the residential market has helped stabilize industry revenue. Moving forward, demand will continue to be driven by population growth, privatization and business creation. Furthermore, the industry will benefit from the public's growing interest in recycling... purchase to read more

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The Waste Collection Services industry has grown modestly over the past five years. Although industry revenue fell during the recession, this collapse was less dramatic than it was for more cyclical industries. Given that this industry’s purpose is to collect and transport waste, industry revenue primarily depends on the amount of waste produced. While industrial and construction waste generation was very low in the aftermath of the recession, residential waste, the production of which depends primarily on the size of the population, remained relatively stable, helping stabilize demand for industry services from this segment. Since 2011, industrial and construction waste generation has risen steadily in line with the recovery of business and construction activity... 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
Residential 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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