In safe hands: Rising hazardous waste volumes have supported industry revenue growth

The Hazardous Waste Hauling industry has grown steadily over the past five years due to rising waste volumes from the medical, construction, and hospitality sectors. Demand for hazardous waste hauling services is typically fairly consistent due to the health risks associated with handling this type of waste and the damage that it can cause to the environment. Although demand from manufacturing firms has remained substantial over the past five years, this market has fallen as a proportion of industry revenue over the period due to declines across the Manufacturing more.

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

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Hazardous waste volumes have increased over the past five years, supporting industry growth
  • Industry profit margins have fallen over the past five years due to higher operational costs
  • Chemical product manufacturers are projected to be a key driver of industry revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Industry activity is concentrated in the states and territories with the largest populations, as the industries that produce the most hazardous waste are mainly located in densely populated areas. As a result, New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland account for the greatest proportions of industry activity due to the high waste volumes produced by companies in these states. These three states combined are expected to account for 80.7% of industry revenue in the current year, and 76.8% of industry enterprises.New South Wales has the largest share of the total population and a significant share of domestic industry, with the state therefore accounting for well over one-third of industry revenue and industry enterprises. Vic...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Hazardous Waste Hauling Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Hazardous Waste Hauling are:

  • Access to required utility infrastructure
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from health care and social assistance and Demand from manufacturing in the Hazardous Waste Hauling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Hazardous Waste Hauling Industry?

    The industry collects and transports hazardous waste. Waste is classified as hazardous if it poses a substantial threat to public health or the environment. Four factors determine whether a substance is considered hazardous: ignitability, reactivity, corrosivity and toxicity. The industry excludes councils or municipalities that provide hazardous waste services to residents.

    Industry Products
  • Asbestos hauling
  • Contaminated soil hauling
  • Medical waste hauling
  • Other solid waste hauling
  • Solvent hauling
  • Acid and caustic waste hauling
  • Oil and chemical hauling
  • Other liquid waste hauling
  • Industry Activities
  • Solid hazardous waste collection and transportation
  • Liquid hazardous waste collection and transportation
  • 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 health care and social assistance
  • Demand from manufacturing
  • Demand from construction
  • Demand from basic chemical and chemical product manufacturing
  • Demand from cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and volumes
  • Costs and profit
  • Structure and employment
  • Other industry trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue and profit
  • Industry trends
  • Table: Hazardous Waste Hauling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Hazardous Waste Hauling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Fertiliser Manufacturing
  • Copper, Silver, Lead and Zinc Smelting and Refining
  • Motor Vehicle Engine and Parts Repair and Maintenance
  • Health Services
  • Fast Food and Takeaway Food Services
  • Paint and Coatings Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Vehicle Wholesaling
  • Conveyor and Crane Manufacturing
  • Pump and Compressor Manufacturing
  • Waste Treatment and Disposal Services

  • Products & Services
  • Medical waste hauling
  • Asbestos hauling
  • Oil and chemical hauling
  • Contaminated soil hauling
  • Acid and caustic waste hauling
  • Solvent hauling
  • Other solid waste hauling
  • Other liquid waste hauling
  • Chart: Hazardous Waste Hauling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Hospitals and other medical facilities
  • Manufacturing sector
  • Construction sector
  • Hospitality sector
  • Households
  • Automotive service sector
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Hazardous Waste Hauling 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 Hazardous Waste Hauling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Hazardous Waste Hauling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Cleanaway Waste Management Limited, Veolia Environmental Services (Australia) Pty Ltd, Suez Recycling & Recovery Holdings Pty Limited,
  • 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

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Hazardous Waste Hauling 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 Hazardous Waste Hauling 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)
  • Hazardous Waste Volumes (2011-2025)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Abatement Services
  • Services designed to reduce the volume or effect of toxic substances in the environment, such as lead paint, asbestos and other toxic materials.
  • Friable Asbestos
  • Unbonded asbestos that easily turns to dust, which is usually used as insulation.
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Waste that can cause significant harm to human health or the environment when improperly managed due to its toxic and dangerous characteristics.
  • Medical Waste
  • Waste that includes instruments or tools used in medical procedures, human tissue, bones, organs, body parts, body fluids, blood, laboratory samples and other discarded medical products.
  • Non-Friable Asbestos
  • Bonded asbestos that is mixed with other materials, such as cement.
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