Hazard pay: Growing hazardous waste volumes should help underpin industry expansion

Increased demand from downstream markets has supported the expansion of the Solid Waste Collection Services industry over the past five years. Increasing construction activity on the east coast, greater demand from the hospitality sector and population growth and rising urbanisation have all contributed to greater solid waste volumes. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 3.0% over the five years through 2018-19, to $5.2 billion.Masonry and organic waste volumes have grown strongly over the past five years, due to rising building construction and agricultural activity. Furthermore, increased regulation of waste management has heightened demand for specialised services with higher fees...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 14-19
3.0%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
14,686
Businesses
1,974

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Solid waste volumes have increased alongside population growth, boosting industry demand
  • Differentiation of industry services has boosted profitability over the past five years
  • Population growth and greater demand for specialised services are projected to lift revenue
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Demand for the Solid Waste Collection Services industry has grown over the past decade, as solid waste volumes have increased and more local authorities have outsourced solid waste collection services. These factors have contributed to industry revenue growth and rising profit margins over the past five years. Higher municipal and business demand has also encouraged industry expansion. Furthermore, the increasingly specialised nature of solid waste collection, such as management of electronic waste and hazardous waste, has allowed many operators to raise prices and boost revenue. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 3.0% over the five years through 2018-19, to $5.2 billion. However, falling demand from construction markets is expected to contribute to a 0.5% d...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Solid Waste Collection Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Solid Waste Collection Services Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Development of a symbiotic relationship with another industry
  • Having an integrated operation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from construction and Number of households in the Solid Waste Collection Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Solid Waste Collection Services Industry?

    Industry firms collect and haul domestic, commercial and industrial hazardous and non-hazardous solid waste over short distances. This industry also provides portable toilet hiring services and metal skip and bin hiring services.

    Industry Products
  • Masonry waste collection services
  • Organic waste collection services
  • Paper and cardboard waste collection services
  • Metal waste collection services
  • Solid hazardous waste collection services
  • Glass and plastic waste collection services
  • Other waste products collection services
  • Other waste services
  • Industry Activities
  • Bin hiring and waste collection services
  • Garbage collection services
  • Solid hazardous waste collection services
  • Solid industrial waste collection services
  • Metal barrel and skip hiring and waste collection services
  • Night soil collection services
  • Portable toilet hiring and waste collection services
  • Solid waste collection services
  • Solid waste haulage services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from construction
  • Number of households
  • Level of urbanisation
  • Public concerns over environmental issues

  • Current Performance
  • Waste volumes
  • Regulation
  • Profitability
  • Industry consolidation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Segment volumes
  • Regulation
  • Profitability
  • Table: Solid Waste Collection Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Solid Waste Collection Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • House Construction
  • Retail Trade
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Health Services
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Vehicle Wholesaling
  • Waste Disposal Services

  • Products & Services
  • Masonry waste collection services
  • Organic waste collection services
  • Solid hazardous waste collection services
  • Paper and cardboard waste collection services
  • Metal waste collection services
  • Glass and plastic waste collection services
  • Other waste products collection services
  • Other waste services
  • Chart: Solid Waste Collection Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Household sector
  • Construction sector
  • Services sector
  • Other sectors
  • Manufacturing sector
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Solid Waste Collection Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Solid Waste Collection Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Solid Waste Collection Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Cleanaway Waste Management Limited, Suez Recycling & Recovery Holdings Pty Limited, Veolia Environmental Services (Australia) Pty Ltd, J. J. Richards & Sons Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Cleanaway Waste Management Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Suez Recycling & Recovery Holdings Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Veolia Environmental Services (Australia) Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: J. J. Richards & Sons Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Solid 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
    Table: Industry Data for the Solid Waste Collection Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Electronic Waste
  • Discarded electrical or battery-operated appliances, such as mobile phones and televisions, or components of these appliances.
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Hazardous waste is waste that can cause significant harm to human health or the environment when improperly managed.
  • Municipal Waste
  • General rubbish and trash, including food and yard waste, packaging and other inorganic waste products from households, businesses and institutions, but excludes industrial and agricultural waste.
  • Solid Waste
  • Household and commercial waste that has a solid physical state, and excludes liquids and sludge.
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