Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Revenue growth in the Solid Waste Collection Services industry has been supported by increased demand from downstream markets over the past five years. Increased construction activity, heightened demand from the hospitality sector, population growth and urbanisation have all contributed to greater solid waste volumes. This, in turn, has led to increased demand for industry services.
Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 4.9% over the five years through 2015-16, outperforming growth in waste volumes. This outperformance has been driven by increased regulation of waste management, which has heightened demand for specialised services with higher fees... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The spread of enterprises across the industry is influenced by the population and business activity. Changes and increases in population and household numbers effect solid waste collection services in suburban regions and towns, while economic structural changes in recent years have seen changes in business numbers between the states and territories.
Due to higher economic activity in New South Wales and Victoria, the industry receives the highest proportion of its revenue from these two States, and has the greatest number of enterprises. This is due to higher populations and greater economic activity, particularly for services, manufacturing, hospitality, healthcare, education, and other sectors that produce high solid waste volumes... purchase to read more