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

IBISWorld’s Waste Collection Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • As the industrial, construction and commercial business sectors recovered, industry demand rose
  • As fuel prices decreased, purchase costs fell substantially, driving up profit
  • Economic growth will boost consumer and business spending, leading to increased waste generation

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Over 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, as well as regulations create to promote recycling...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Waste Collection Services industry has grown modestly over the past five years. Although industry revenue fell during the recession, this collapse was less dramatic than it was for more cyclical industries. Given that this industry’s purpose is to collect and transport waste, industry revenue primarily depends on the amount of waste produced. While industrial and construction waste generation was very low in the aftermath of the recession, residential waste, the production of which depends primarily on the size of the population, remained relatively stable, helping stabilize demand for industry services from this segment. Since 2011, industrial and construction waste generation has risen steadily in line with the recovery of business and construction activity. Des..

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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 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 services
    Recyclable material collection services
    Transfer and storage facility services
    Nonresidential waste collection services
    Hazardous waste collection services
    Construction and demolition site waste collection services
    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
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry structure and performance trends
  • 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 services
  • Nonresidential waste collection services
  • Transfer and storage facility services
  • Recyclable material collection services
  • Hazardous waste collection services
  • Construction and demolition site waste collection services
  • Other
  • Chart: Waste Collection Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Individuals and households
  • Retail and office businesses
  • Industrial companies
  • Government and not-for-profit organizations
  • Construction and demolition companies
  • 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
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Rent, utilities, depreciation and marketing
  • Other 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.
  • Table: Waste Management Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Republic Services 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 (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Municipal Solid Waste generation (2007-2021)

  • 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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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • 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
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