Overview

Cleaning up: Rising industrial, construction and commercial business activity boosted industry revenue

The Waste Collection Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand for industry services will continue to be driven by population growth, business creation and increased privatization
  • Some operators are trying to convert trucks to run on less expensive fuels
  • Increased construction activity will boost the amount of construction site and demotion waste

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Revenue for the Waste Collection Services industry has grown steadily over the five years to 2017. Over the five-year period, the Waste Collection Services industry has benefited from rising industrial, construction and commercial business activity. Expansion in these sectors has led to greater waste production, thereby generating demand for industry services. Furthermore, growing interest in solid waste recycling and renewable energy generation from solid waste streams has created many opportunities for the industry to generate revenue from these new services...

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    Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The distribution of establishments in the Waste Collection Services industry across the United States largely reflects the size and distribution of the US population and economic activity. Densely populated areas that are particularly economically active tend to generate large quantities of waste, necessitating the presence of greater numbers of industry establishments. Other factors that contribute to the relative concentration of industry establishments in a geographic location include the structure of the local economy and the commitment to and level of recycling. Some industries, particularly in the service sector, generate relatively little waste. How..

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    Additional Insights for the Waste Collection Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Waste Collection Services Industry are

  • Having an extensive collection network
  • Effective cost controls
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Population and Demand from recycling facilities in the Waste Collection Services industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    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 relocated 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
    Recyclable material collection
    Transfer and storage facility
    Nonresidential waste collection
    Hazardous waste collection
    C&D site waste collection
    Industry Activities
    Ash and brush collection and hauling
    Waste and refuse collection and hauling
    Hazardous waste collection and hauling
    Radioactive waste collection and local hauling
    Recyclable material collection and hauling
    Removal and hauling of rubble, construction and demolition debris
    Waste transfer station operation
    Municipal solid waste (MSW) collection and hauling

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Population
  • Demand from recycling facilities
  • Value of construction
  • Industrial production index
  • Price of diesel

  • Current Performance
  • Industry trends
  • Profit fluctuations
  • New rules incite higher costs
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry structure and performance trends
  • Higher costs lead to lower profit margins
  • Recycling’s impact
  • Table: Waste Collection Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Waste Collection Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Retail Trade
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Forklift & Conveyor Manufacturing
  • Machinery Maintenance & Heavy Equipment Repair Services
  • Plastic Products Miscellaneous Manufacturing
  • Truck & Bus Manufacturing
  • Waste Treatment & Disposal Services

  • Products & Services
  • Residential waste collection
  • Nonresidential waste collection
  • Other
  • Transfer and storage facility
  • Hazardous waste collection
  • Recyclable material collection
  • C&D site waste collection
  • Chart: Waste Collection Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Individuals and households
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Construction and demolition
  • Government and nonprofit
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Waste Collection Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesRent, utilities, depreciation and marketingOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Waste Collection Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Waste Collection Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Waste Management Inc.Republic Services Inc.Waste Connections Inc.
  • Table: Waste Management Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Republic Services Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Waste Connections Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Waste Collection Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Waste Collection Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Municipal Solid Waste generation (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Biofuel
  • Also called agri-fuel or biodiesel. A fuel consisting of or derived from dead biological material, usually plants.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (Epa)
  • The government body tasked with overseeing environmental science, research, education and assessment programs.
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Waste that poses substantial or potential threats to public health or the environment.
  • Municipal Solid Waste (Msw)
  • Waste generated by households, businesses and institutions, excluding industrial and construction waste.
  • Resource Conservation And Recovery Act
  • Federal legislation that regulates the handling, transporting and disposing of hazardous and non-hazardous waste.
  • Transfer Station
  • Building or processing site for the temporary deposition of waste by local vehicles, where waste is later transferred to long-distance vehicles for transport to disposal facilities.
  • Vertical Integration
  • Owning different parts of the supply chain, either in the form of forward integration (owning upstream suppliers) or backward integration (owning downstream buyers).
  • Waste-To-Energy (Wte)
  • Process of creating energy in the form of electricity or heat from the incineration of waste and producing combustible fuel commodities such as methane without direct combustion of a waste source.
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    This report on Waste Collection Services:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Waste Collection Services market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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