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Solid Waste Collection Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Solid Waste Collection Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC D2911 | Dec 2014

Cleaning up: Outsourcing policies have contributed to strong industry growth

IBISWorld’s Solid Waste Collection Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$6bn
Annual Growth 10-15
6.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
16,600
Businesses
1,902
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, strong industry growth has been driven by demand from local authorities for municipal waste collection services, through contracts for private collection. As more local governments outsource refuse collection services, revenue and services within the industry 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

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Entry barriers to the industry are relatively high due to high capital costs related to truck and equipment expenses. These vehicles tend to be custom-made and need to be purchased, rather than rented or leased. Larger companies with extensive waste collection services are able to optimise vehicle usage levels, which can also lead to cost savings and lower tendering prices, creating entry barriers for new firms.

A large proportion of industry revenue is derived from outsourced local government contracts for waste collection services. Incumbent firms tend to have an advantage in the tendering process at renewal time, which creates an entry barrier for new firms... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Solid Waste Collection Services Industry?

Companies in this industry collect and short-distance haul domestic, commercial or industrial hazardous and non-hazardous solid waste. This industry also provides portable toilet hiring services and metal skip and bin hiring services as part of its waste collection service.

Industry Products
Masonry waste collection servicesOrganic waste collection servicesPaper and cardboard waste collection servicesMetals waste collection servicesSolid hazardous waste collection servicesGlass and plastics waste collection servicesOther waste products collection servicesOther waste services
 
Industry Activities
Bin hiring and waste collection serviceGarbage collection serviceSolid hazardous waste collection serviceSolid industrial waste collection serviceMetal barrel/skip hiring and waste collection serviceNightsoil collection servicePortable toilet hiring and waste collection serviceRubbish collection serviceSolid waste collection serviceSolid waste haulage service (local)


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