Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Falling industrial and construction activity during the recession hindered the industry's revenue and profit growth. However, growth returned with rising demand from commercial industries. A stronger economy will further boost business, industrial and construction activity over the next five years. These conditions will lead to more waste and, therefore, greater need for disposal and recycling services... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The location of waste collection activity in the United States largely reflects the size and distribution of the population and industrial activity. Other factors include the structure of the local economy (some industries produce more waste than others or produce hazardous waste, which requires more resources to collect and dispose) and the commitment to and level of recycling. The location of transfer stations reflects differing local and state regulations regarding the permit requirements of transfer stations and the location and distribution of landfill sites.
Waste collection normally involves one driver per truck, following a set route and collecting from households and commercial properties... purchase to read more