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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 | Jun 2015

Not wasting opportunities: Increased population growth and privatization boosts industry demand

IBISWorld’s Waste Collection Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$47bn
Annual Growth 10-15
0.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
205,963
Businesses
8,334
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, generating dema. In addition, steady demand from the residential market has helped stabilized industry revenue nd for industry services as well. Looking 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

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 53.1% 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, driven primarily by merger and acquisition activity. Prior to the current five-year period, 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
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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