Haste makes waste: Rapid residential construction growth has boosted waste volumes

The Waste Collection Services industry provides pick-up and haulage services for household, commercial, industrial and hazardous waste materials. Waste disposal, treatment, recycling and reclamation activities are excluded from the industry. The industry has undergone a period of growth over the past five years. Rising demand from residential building activity has been the primary driver of rising waste volumes and collection revenue. In Christchurch, clean-up and reconstruction activity following the 2010-11 Canterbury earthquakes has driven strong and consistent volumes of construction waste materials. Auckland's rising population and housing shortage have substantially increased dwelling commencements over the past five years, particularly for multi-unit apartments and townhouses...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$720m
Annual Growth 13-18
3.0%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
2,309
Businesses
475

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising demand from residential building activity has been the primary driver of rising waste volumes
  • Clean-up and rebuild activity after the 2010-11 Canterbury earthquakes has boosted demand
  • Demand from residential building construction is expected to decline over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The industry exhibits high barriers to entry. The presence of two foreign-owned major players, Waste Management and EnviroWaste, makes it difficult for smaller players to enter the industry. As most firms generate revenue from ongoing contracts with businesses and councils, developing sufficient scale, expertise and branding is a considerable entry barrier. Councils are more likely to award contracts to incumbent operators with a proven track record. These operators are also better able to offer lower prices, due to their established scale and position within the industry. These trends make it difficult for new players to break into the council contract market. Lar...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Waste Collection Services Industry

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

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Having an integrated operation
  • Having a diverse range of clients
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from residential building construction and Number of households in the Waste Collection Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Waste Collection Services in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators primarily collect and haul domestic, commercial or industrial hazardous and non-hazardous waste. Both solid and liquid waste are included in the industry, while activity related to the sewerage system is excluded.

    Industry Products
  • Rubble, concrete and timber collection services
  • Liquid waste collection services
  • Paper, plastic, metals and glass waste collection services
  • Organic waste collection services
  • Other waste collection services
  • Industry Activities
  • Solid waste collection services
  • Liquid waste collection services
  • Hazardous waste collection services
  • Skip hiring and collection services
  • Portable toilet hiring and collection services
  • Solid and liquid waste hauling services (local)
  • Other waste collection 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 residential building construction
  • Number of households
  • Household consumption expenditure
  • Natural disasters

  • Current Performance
  • Construction activity
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Environmental concerns
  • Waste levy
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Waste Collection Services Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining in New Zealand
  • Construction in New Zealand
  • Cafes and Restaurants in New Zealand
  • Consumers in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Liquid waste collection services
  • Rubble, concrete and timber collection services
  • Other waste collection services
  • Paper, plastic, metals and glass waste collection services
  • Organic waste collection services
  • Chart: Waste Collection Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Households
  • Construction firms
  • Service-based companies
  • Other companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Waste Collection Services Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Beijing Capital Group NZ Investment Holding Limited, Enviro (NZ) Limited, Smart Environmental Limited,
  • Table: Beijing Capital Group NZ Investment Holding Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Enviro (NZ) Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Smart Environmental Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the 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 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
    Ewaste
  • Electronic waste includes discarded electronic appliances, such as computers, mobile phone and televisions.
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Waste that can cause harm to the environment or human health is considered to be hazardous.
  • Organic Waste
  • Food waste and garden waste, which includes grass, leaves and other plant material, are classified as organic waste.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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