Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Despite declining waste volumes during the recession, industry operators rolled garage into landfills at an increasing rate in the five years to 2013. During the economic recovery, as consumers and businesses increased consumption they also created higher waste volumes. Waste-to-energy plants have created a secondary, consistent source of revenue for industry firms, and investment into this renewable energy source will characterize the industry's development in the future... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Solid-waste landfills account for the largest service segment, with 36.0% of industry services. Solid-waste landfills are the primary method of solid-waste disposal. Industry operators generally charge a tipping fee, which is a fee to leave trash in a landfill. Customers are charged based on the type of trash and volume of trash that needs removal. There are landfills for municipal solid waste, landfills for construction and demolition debris, and bioreactors for organic waste material.
Major players have integrated business operations that include operating landfills and collecting waste. There are, however, players that do not own landfills and pay third-party companies to tip waste in their landfills... purchase to read more