Overview

Waste not: Heightened regulation has boosted demand for the industry's collection services

The Solid Waste Collection Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

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 expected to lift revenue

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Increased demand from downstream markets has supported marginal revenue growth in the Solid Waste Collection Services industry over the past five years. Increasing construction activity, demand from the hospitality sector, population growth and urbanisation have all contributed to greater solid waste volumes. These factors have increased demand for industry services. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 0.8% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $5.3 billion.

    Masonry and organic waste volumes have exhibited strong growth due to increasing building construction and population growth, respectively. Increased regulation of waste management has heightened demand for specialised services with higher fees...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    In the Solid Waste Collection Services industry, the largest four companies are estimated to account for less than 40% of industry revenue in 2017-18, demonstrating a low level of concentration. According to the ABS, 95.9% of enterprises employed fewer than 20 staff or were non-employing, and 91.5% of firms generated less than $2 million in revenue in 2015-16. The geographic segmentation of industry operations has limited market share concentration, with many operators focusing on certain regions or specific municipal areas. Contracts for municipal waste collection are limited and generally awarded to a single company, which reduces the ability of companies to enter competitor's markets. The..

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    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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    Industry Products

    What is the Solid Waste Collection Services Industry?

    Industry firms 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.

    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 service
    Garbage collection service
    Solid hazardous waste collection service
    Solid industrial waste collection service
    Metal barrel/skip hiring and waste collection service
    Night soil collection service
    Portable toilet hiring and waste collection service
    Rubbish collection service
    Solid waste collection service
    Solid waste haulage service (local)

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    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

  • Products & Markets
    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
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Solid Waste Collection Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

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

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

  • Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Solid Waste Collection Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    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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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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