Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Waste Treatment and Disposal Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -0.2%

The Waste Treatment and Disposal Services industry's performance has been mixed over the past five years. Household waste generation has increased over the period, but activity has declined in the commercial and construction sectors, resulting in falling waste volumes. Furthermore, more recyclable and recoverable waste materials have been diverted to firms outside the industry, further constraining revenue growth. This trend has partly been due to government regulations that have encouraged recycling and raised landfill disposal costs over the past five years. However, industry firms have continued to treat and dispose of a large proportion of waste generated by households and businesses, limiting revenue declines. The volume of waste that requires...
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Waste Treatment and Disposal Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Waste Treatment and Disposal Services industry is projected to return to growth over the next five years. Rising demand from households, businesses and governments for recycling and waste recovery is forecast to weaken demand for waste treatment and disposal in landfills. However, more waste from households and the Construction division is projected to sustain the industry's expansion. Additionally, China's recent ban on imports of recyclable waste will likely significantly increase the volume of waste handled by the industry over the period. Revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Profitability is projected to increase slightly over the period, due to productivity improvements and on...
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Waste Treatment and Disposal Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $3bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 3,752
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 7,879

Biggest companies in the Waste Treatment and Disposal Services industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia industry include Suez Recycling & Recovery Holdings Pty Limited, Cleanaway Waste Management Limited and Veolia Environmental Services (Australia) Pty Ltd and J. J. Richards & Sons Pty Ltd.

  • pie_chart Suez Recycling & Recovery Holdings Pty Limited Market Share: x.x%
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  • pie_chart Cleanaway Waste Management Limited Market Share: x.x%
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  • pie_chart Veolia Environmental Services (Australia) Pty Ltd Market Share: x.x%
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What is Waste Treatment and Disposal Services industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily treat or dispose of solid, liquid and other waste types, including hazardous waste. The industry also includes businesses that mainly operate landfills, combustors, incinerators, compost dumps and other treatment facilities (except sewage treatment facilities), including waste transfer stations.

Industry Products and Services

  • Treatment and disposal of lightweight materials
  • Treatment and disposal of liquids
  • Treatment and disposal of organics
  • Treatment and disposal of heavy materials
  • Treatment and disposal of hazardous materials

Industry Activities

  • Garbage disposal services
  • Hazardous waste treatment and disposal services
  • Non-hazardous waste treatment and disposal services
  • Operating landfills
  • Operating other waste treatment facilities
  • Rubbish dump or tip operation
  • Sanitary disposal services
  • Septic tank pumping or cleaning services (except repairs and maintenance)

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms primarily treat or dispose of solid, liquid and other waste types, including hazardous waste. The industry also includes businesses that mainly operate landfills, combustors, incinerators, compost dumps and other treatment facilities (except sewage treatment facilities), including waste transfer stations.

Main Activities

  • Garbage disposal services
  • Hazardous waste treatment and disposal services
  • Non-hazardous waste treatment and disposal services
  • Operating landfills
  • Operating other waste treatment facilities
  • Rubbish dump or tip operation
  • Sanitary disposal services
  • Septic tank pumping or cleaning services (except repairs and maintenance)

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Solid waste collection companies collect and transport solid waste from households, businesses and other organisations. Collectors then either deliver was...
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Demand from solid waste collection services
Demand from construction
Demand from liquid waste collection services
Demand from manufacturing

Current Performance

Diversion from landfill
Specialised services
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Regionalisation and consolidation
Specialisation and innovation
 Table: Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Manufacturing
House Construction in Australia
Motor Vehicle Engine and Parts Repair and Maintenance in Australia
Health Services in Australia
Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in Australia
Restaurants in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Pump and Compressor Manufacturing in Australia
Mining and Industrial Machinery Wholesaling in Australia





Products & Services

Operators in the Waste Treatment and Disposal Services industry treat and dispose of solid and liquid waste. Both solid and liquid waste can be non-hazard...
Households
Construction division
Manufacturing division
Other sectors


Demand Determinants

Demand for waste treatment and disposal services is largely determined by waste volumes generated, which tend to increase with population growth. An incre...
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Major Markets

Households
Construction division
Manufacturing division
Other sectors



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Waste Treatment and Disposal Services industry exhibits moderate market share concentration, with the four largest firms accounting for slightly over ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Suez Recycling & Recovery Holdings Pty Limited (Suez Recycling) is a subsidiary of France-based SUEZ (formerly Suez Environnement). The company was previo...
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Suez

 Table: Suez - financial performance

Cleanaway Waste Management

 Table: Cleanaway Waste Management - financial performance

Veolia Environmental Services

 Table: Veolia Environmental Services - financial performance

J.J. Richards & Sons

 Table: J.J. Richards & Sons - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry is highly capital-intensive. In 2019-20, for every dollar spent on capital costs, the industry is expected to spend $2.23 on wages. Capital i...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

BIOGAS

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

LANDFILL

WASTE TREATMENT

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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