Set in concrete: Demand from construction firms has encouraged strong revenue growth

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, with these processes carried out in downstream industries. The industry has undergone a period of growth over the past five years. Rising demand from building construction activity has driven growing waste volumes and revenue derived from collection services over the period. Clean-up and reconstruction activity after natural disasters has also contributed to rising volumes of waste material.Household and demographic factors have influenced the industry’s more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 15-20
Forecast Growth 20-25

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising demand from building construction has driven rising waste collection volumes
  • Households continue to be a major driver of demand for waste collection services
  • Demand from building construction is forecast to decline, limiting revenue growth
  • 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 EnviroNZ, 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 to compete for these contracts is a considerable entry barrier. Councils are also more likely to award contracts to incumbent operators with a proven track record.The industry's two largest major players are well positioned to offer lower prices due to their established scale and position in 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 has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Waste Collection Services 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 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 waste collection services
  • Liquid waste collection services
  • Paper, plastic, metals and glass waste collection services
  • Organic solid waste collection services
  • Other solid 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 building construction
  • Number of households
  • Cost of natural disasters
  • Demand from manufacturing
  • Household consumption expenditure

  • 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
  • Construction
  • Cafes and Restaurants in New Zealand
  • Consumers in New Zealand

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

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

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Households
  • Construction companies
  • Service-based companies
  • Other sectors
  • 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
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Waste Collection Services

  • Basis of 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
  • Industry Revenue (2011-2025)
  • Industry Gross Product (2011-2025)
  • Establishments (2011-2025)
  • Businesses (2011-2025)
  • Employment (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Purchases (2011-2025)
  • Profit (2011-2025)
  • Depreciation (2011-2025)
  • Rent (2011-2025)
  • Utilities (2011-2025)
  • Other (2011-2025)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Electronic Waste
  • Electronic waste consists of discarded electronic appliances such as computers, mobile phones and televisions.
  • Hazardous Waste
  • A term that describes waste that can cause harm to the environment or human health.
  • Organic Waste
  • A category of waste that comprises food and garden waste, including grass, leaves and other plant material.
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