Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past five years, growth in the Solid Waste Collection Services industry has been driven by local authorities' demand for municipal waste collection services, through contracts for private collection. As more local governments outsource refuse collection services, industry revenue and services continue to grow ahead of variables like the amount of waste generated or population growth. Government policies are also driving industry growth. A greater focus on recycling programs and the expansion of these policies into newly regionalised areas has increased the need for solid and recyclable waste collection by industry firms... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The spread of enterprises across this industry is influenced by population levels and business activity. Changes and increases in population levels 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 levels 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