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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 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
$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

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 1.6% over the 10 years to 2021. In contrast, the overall economy is expected to grow 2.2% per year on average during the same period. Although the industry is expected to underperform the economy as a whole over the 10-year period, waste collection and disposal remains an integral component of the modern economy. Furthermore, the industry is characterized by well-defined service and market segments, a relatively low level of technological change, steady consolidation and rising regulation. These traits are all characteristic of a mature industry... 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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