Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Trash to treasure
Environmental concerns, high commodity prices and increased regulation are making recycling increasingly attractive and viable. While the recession reduced consumer demand for products in general, demand for products manufactured with recycled goods has risen over the past five years. As a result, the Recycling Facilities industry has experienced sustained growth. Further, in the next five years, demand will continue rising, as new regulations require manufacturers to use more recycled goods as inputs... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The various levels of government have limited regulatory control over new entrants into this industry. Many existing players have long-term contracts with state and local governments, so a new entrant will find it difficult to source these types of contracts without established contract experience. The presence of fixed-term contracts may make it difficult for players to quickly enter specific local markets.
Although market share concentration is low, there is a high level of regional concentration. So the presence of existing facilities in localized areas limits the success of new entrants into this industry, therefore, discouraging new operators... purchase to read more