Waste Management & Remediation Services

Gains will be driven by improved economic activity, increasing amount of waste generated, stricter environmental regulations and increasing adoption of recycling programs.

US demand to grow 4.4% annually through 2015

Waste management and remediation revenues are projected to advance 4.4 percent annually to more than $100 billion in 2015. Growth in revenues will result from increasing population and projected economic expansion, which will spur new business formation, renewed construction activity and improved activity across the broader economy, all of which will lead to an increase in the amount of waste generated. Stricter environmental regulations and increasing adoption of recycling programs will also lead to growth in revenues, particularly in remediation and material recovery services. Moderating influences will include “zero waste” and other source reduction initiatives.

Waste collection to remain dominant service

Waste collection, which accounted for 58 percent of revenues in 2010, will continue to be the largest contributor to industry revenues, reflecting increasing waste generation volumes and rising fuel and labor costs. The vast majority of this waste is generated by individuals and is collected by either government employees or third party contractors. The shift to the latter will continue, as government entities continue to privatize government functions, including waste collection. Waste collection revenues will increase 4.1 percent annually to $58.5 billion in 2015.

Remediation revenues are forecast to increase 5.9 percent annually to $19.2 billion in 2015. Revenue growth will be spurred by increasingly strict environmental regulations governing the remediation of industrial “brownfields,” as well as continued removal or encapsulation of such toxic substances as lead paint, asbestos and mold in both residential and nonresidential structures. In addition, the clean-up of sites contaminated with radioactive waste, military installations which are contaminated with munitions and toxic chemicals, and remediation following natural disasters and other emergencies will also contribute to revenue growth. Remediation services accounted for 18 percent of industry revenues in 2010.

Material recovery, other services to grow fastest

Material recovery and other waste management services are projected to expand 7.3 percent annually to $4.7 billion in 2015. Revenue growth will result from increasing adoption of recycling programs and the expansion of material recovery services into materials other than traditional recycled materials. Many waste service providers are looking for ways to create new revenue streams, such as the composting of organic wastes like yard trimmings, wood and paper waste and food scraps to create biofuels, compost and mulch.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the $81.9 billion US waste management and remediation industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by service type (e.g., waste collection, waste treatment and disposal, remediation, material recovery), market (e.g., residential, government, services, manufacturing, retail/wholesale, construction and demolition) and US region.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 27 industry players, including Waste Management, Republic Services and URS.

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  1. Waste Management & Remediation Services

    $4,800.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $143.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $139.00

      1. Table | WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND (billion dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $2,508.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Overview

        $203.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2005 dollars)

      3. 3.3 Consumer Spending Trends

        $116.00

        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      4. 3.4 Demographic Trends

        $178.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million persons)

      5. 3.5 Construction Trends

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        1. Table | CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      6. 3.6 Construction Stock

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        1. Table | CONSTRUCTION STOCK (billion 2005 dollars)

      7. 3.7 Manufacturing Outlook

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        1. Table | MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

      8. 3.8 Business Establishment Trends

        $119.00

        1. Table | BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS (thousands)

      9. 3.9 Service Sector Trends

        $124.00

        1. Table | SERVICE SECTOR INCOME (billion dollars)

      10. 3.10 Waste Stream Overview

        $1,142.00

        1. 3.10.1 Municipal Solid Waste

          $520.00

          1. Table | MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE GENERATION, RECOVERY & DISPOSAL (million tons)

          2. Table | LANDFILL DISPOSAL & ACTIVE MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS

        2. 3.10.2 Hazardous Waste

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        3. 3.10.3 Radioactive Waste

          $83.00

        4. 3.10.4 Lead

          $82.00

        5. 3.10.5 Medical Waste

          $143.00

        6. 3.10.6 Electronic Waste

          $82.00

        7. 3.10.7 Lamps

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      11. 3.11 International Environment

        $140.00

    4. 4 SERVICES

      $2,589.00

      1. 4.1 General

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        1. 4.1.1 Demand by Service Type

          $116.00

          1. Table | WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY SERVICE TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 4.1.2 Establishment & Employment Trends

          $85.00

          1. Table | WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES ESTABLISHMENTS & EMPLOYMENT

      2. 4.2 Waste Collection

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        1. Table | WASTE COLLECTION SERVICES DEMAND BY WASTE TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 4.2.1 Nonhazardous Waste

          $88.00

        3. 4.2.2 Hazardous Waste

          $82.00

        4. 4.2.3 Other Waste

          $82.00

        5. 4.2.4 Demand by Market

          $219.00

          1. Table | WASTE COLLECTION SERVICES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        6. 4.2.5 Establishment & Employment Trends

          $82.00

          1. Table | WASTE COLLECTION SERVICES ESTABLISHMENTS & EMPLOYMENT

        7. 4.2.6 Market Share

          $82.00

      3. 4.3 Waste Treatment & Disposal

        $633.00

        1. Table | WASTE TREATMENT & DISPOSAL SERVICES DEMAND BY WASTE TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 4.3.1 Demand by Waste Type

          $137.00

        3. 4.3.2 Demand by Market

          $187.00

          1. Table | WASTE TREATMENT & DISPOSAL SERVICES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        4. 4.3.3 Establishment & Employment Trends

          $82.00

          1. Table | WASTE TREATMENT & DISPOSAL SERVICES ESTABLISHMENTS & EMPLOYMENT

        5. 4.3.4 Market Share

          $84.00

      4. 4.4 Remediation Services

        $571.00

        1. Table | REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY SERVICE TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 4.4.1 Demand by Service Type

          $175.00

        3. 4.4.2 Demand by Market

          $157.00

          1. Table | REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars

        4. 4.4.3 Establishment & Employment Trends

          $82.00

          1. Table | REMEDIATION SERVICES ESTABLISHMENTS & EMPLOYMENT

        5. 4.4.4 Market Share

          $82.00

      5. 4.5 Material Recovery & Other Waste Management Services

        $502.00

        1. Table | MATERIAL RECOVERY & OTHER WASTE MANAGEMENT SERVICES BY SERVICE TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 4.5.1 Demand by Service Type

          $98.00

        3. 4.5.2 Demand by Market

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          1. Table | MATERIAL RECOVERY & OTHER WASTE MANAGEMENT SERVICES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        4. 4.5.3 Establishment & Employment Trends

          $82.00

          1. Table | MATERIAL RECOVERY & OTHER WASTE MANAGEMENT SERVICES ESTABLISHMENTS & EMPLOYMENT

        5. 4.5.4 Market Share

          $86.00

    5. 5 MARKETS

      $1,252.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $82.00

        1. Table | WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      2. 5.2 Residential

        $113.00

        1. Table | RESIDENTIAL WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY SERVICE TYPE (million dollars)

      3. 5.3 Government

        $145.00

        1. Table | GOVERNMENT WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY SERVICE TYPE & SOURCE (million dollars)

      4. 5.4 Service Industries

        $346.00

        1. Table | SERVICE INDUSTRIES WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY SERVICE TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 5.4.1 Demand by Service Type

          $82.00

        3. 5.4.2 Demand by Market

          $208.00

          1. Table | SERVICE INDUSTRIES WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      5. 5.5 Manufacturing Industries

        $294.00

        1. Table | MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY SERVICE TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 5.5.1 Demand by Service Type

          $82.00

        3. 5.5.2 Demand by Market

          $151.00

          1. Table | MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      6. 5.6 Retail & Wholesale Trade

        $89.00

        1. Table | RETAIL & WHOLESALE TRADE WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY SERVICE TYPE (million dollars)

      7. 5.7 Construction & Demolition

        $123.00

        1. Table | CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY SERVICE TYPE (million dollars)

      8. 5.8 Other Markets

        $82.00

        1. Table | OTHER MARKETS WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY SERVICE TYPE (million dollars)

    6. 6 REGIONS

      $1,445.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 6.2 Regional Demographic & Economic Trends

        $278.00

        1. 6.2.1 Population Patterns

          $97.00

          1. Table | POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

        2. 6.2.2 Economic Outlook

          $108.00

          1. Table | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion dollars)

        3. 6.2.3 Active Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Overview

          $82.00

          1. Table | ACTIVE MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS BY REGION

      3. 6.3 Regional Waste Management & Remediation Services

        $82.00

        1. Table | WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

      4. 6.4 Regional Market Profile

        $1,083.00

        1. Table | WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICE REGIONAL MARKET PROFILE, 2010

        2. 6.4.1 Northeast

          $183.00

          1. Table | NORTHEAST WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY SUBREGION & SERVICE TYPE (million dollars)

        3. 6.4.2 Midwest

          $187.00

          1. Table | MIDWEST WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY SUBREGION & SERVICE TYPE (million dollars)

        4. 6.4.3 South

          $308.00

          1. Table | SOUTH WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY SUBREGION & SERVICE TYPE (million dollars)

        5. 6.4.4 West

          $298.00

          1. Table | WEST WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES DEMAND BY SUBREGION & SERVICE TYPE (million dollars)

    7. 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $4,830.00

      1. 7.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 7.2 Industry Composition

        $113.00

        1. Table | WASTE MANAGEMENT & REMEDIATION SERVICES REVENUES BY COMPANY, 2010 (million dollars)

      3. 7.3 Market Share

        $177.00

      4. 7.4 Competitive Strategies

        $130.00

      5. 7.5 Marketing

        $87.00

      6. 7.6 Mergers & Acquisitions

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        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      7. 7.7 Cooperative Agreements

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      8. 7.8 Company Profiles

        $4,540.00

        1. 7.8.1 AECOM Technology Corporation

          $109.00

        2. 7.8.2 Burrtec Waste Industries Incorporated

          $86.00

        3. 7.8.3 Casella Waste Systems Incorporated

          $188.00

        4. 7.8.4 CH2M Hill Companies Limited

          $145.00

        5. 7.8.5 Clean Harbors Incorporated

          $223.00

        6. 7.8.6 Covanta Holding Corporation

          $190.00

        7. 7.8.7 EnergySolutions Incorporated

          $251.00

        8. 7.8.8 Environmental Quality Company

          $270.00

        9. 7.8.9 EnviroSolutions Incorporated

          $113.00

        10. 7.8.10 IESI-BFC Limited

          $250.00

        11. 7.8.11 Newpark Resources Incorporated

          $82.00

        12. 7.8.12 PSC LLC

          $157.00

        13. 7.8.13 Recology

          $102.00

        14. 7.8.14 Republic Services Incorporated

          $175.00

        15. 7.8.15 Rumpke Consolidated Companies Incorporated

          $149.00

        16. 7.8.16 Safety-Kleen Systems Incorporated

          $114.00

        17. 7.8.17 Schupan & Sons Incorporated

          $82.00

        18. 7.8.18 SEACOR Holdings Incorporated

          $145.00

        19. 7.8.19 Shaw Group Incorporated

          $205.00

        20. 7.8.20 Stericycle Incorporated

          $164.00

        21. 7.8.21 Synagro Technologies Incorporated

          $168.00

        22. 7.8.22 Tyco International Limited

          $82.00

        23. 7.8.23 URS Corporation

          $177.00

        24. 7.8.24 Veolia Environnement SA

          $345.00

        25. 7.8.25 Waste Connections Incorporated

          $182.00

        26. 7.8.26 Waste Industries USA Incorporated

          $107.00

        27. 7.8.27 Waste Management Incorporated

          $315.00

      9. 7.9 Additional Companies Mentioned in Study

        $82.00

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