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. 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
Revenue and establishment distribution across this industry is influenced by population levels and business activity. Changes and increases in population levels and household numbers impact on 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 establishments. 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