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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Hazardous Waste Collection

Overview: the U.S. Hazardous Waste Collection Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Hazardous Waste Collection: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Hazardous Waste Collection industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Non-Hazardous Waste And Recyclable Material Collection Services, Non-Residential

Non-Hazardous Waste Collection Services, Non-Residential, Industrial

Hazardous Waste Collection Services

Hazardous Waste Collection Services, Non-Residential

Hazardous Waste Holding Facilities Cleaning And Removal Services

Hazardous Waste And Recyclable Material Consolidation, Storage, And Preparation Services

Hazardous Waste Transportation Services

Resale Of Merchandise

All Other Receipts

All Other Operating Receipts

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Hazardous Waste Collection company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Hazardous Waste Collection industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Hazardous Waste Collection measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 4%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 12%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 68%
Motor Vehicle Operators 22%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 22%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 21%
Material Moving Workers 42%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 8%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 8%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 32%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 32%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Hazardous Waste Collection Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

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Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score

Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

Latest Industry News

  • Eco-tip: Universal waste can't go in curbside containers - Most people are familiar with household hazardous waste and realize it should be brought to an appropriate collection event or facility. However, universal waste is a separate category. It includes electronic waste, along with other items. To protect ... (01/13/2018)
  • Columbia Helicopters fined $27,600 for hazardous waste violations - It also stored hazardous waste in excess of the allowable 90-day limit. To protect public health and the environment, DEQ's rules set strict requirements for the accumulation, storage handling, treatment and disposal of hazardous waste. DEQ imposed a ... (01/13/2018)
  • Local Briefs 1/13: Free tire disposal and hazardous waste drop-off today; Food giveaway today in Hernando; Candidate to speak; Candidate forum today - The Zika virus, a mosquito-borne infection linked to birth defects in Brazil, has made its way to Florida. Un-rimmed tires hold rain water and, as such, serve as a breeding ground for mosquitoes. In an effort to reduce mosquito breeding grounds, the Citrus ... (01/13/2018)
  • Hazardous Waste Collection Day, Saturday, January 20, 8-5 pm - The Kenai Peninsula Borough provides free household hazardous waste collection four times a year at the Seward Transfer Facility located at the end of Dimond Blvd. Bring your household hazardous waste on Saturday, January 20 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. (01/12/2018)
  • Waste plant seeks permission to treat dioxins - (AP)>> A large hazardous waste treatment facility in Michigan is seeking ... of Environmental Quality is reviewing the request from US Ecology’s Michigan Disposal Waste Treatment Plant in Van Buren Township. The department is accepting public comments ... (01/12/2018)
  • Michigan waste facility seeks OK to treat dioxins, among 'most toxic man-made chemicals' - The largest hazardous waste treatment facility, by volume, in the country — US Ecology's Michigan Disposal Waste Treatment Plant in Van Buren Township — is seeking permission to expand its operations even more and wants approval to take in some of ... (01/12/2018)
  • EPD strictly combats illegal collection, handling, import and export of hazardous electronic waste - Hong Kong (HKSAR) - An electronic waste (e-waste) collector, a recycling site operator and two traders, who illegally collected, handled and imported and exported hazardous e-waste respectively, were convicted and fined a total of $96,000 at Fanling ... (01/09/2018)
  • MXI Environmental Services Awarded Town of Riverhead NY Household Hazardous Waste Contract for 2018 - MXI CEO Predicts a very busy year for company managing household hazardous waste collection events. Abingdon, VA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 01/05/2018 --The New Year started off on a good note for MXI Environmental Services, a national Hazardous Waste Management ... (01/06/2018)
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Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $38,836,287 on Hazardous Waste Collection. It has awarded 1,350 contracts to 196 companies, with an average value of $198,144 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Hazardous Waste Collection to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Hazardous Waste Collection - Waste Collection, Non-Residential
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Hazardous Waste CollectionOpportunity/Threat
Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Competing industry
Solid Waste Collection Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Hazardous Waste Collection - Waste Collection, Non-Residential are less than those from Hazardous Waste Collection. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Hazardous Waste Collection - Waste Collection, Non-Residential sales, taking market share from this industry.
Hazardous Waste Collection - Waste Collection, Non-Residential Product Sales Report

Hazardous Waste Transportation Services
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Hazardous Waste CollectionOpportunity/Threat
Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Competing industry
Solid Waste Collection Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Hazardous Waste Transportation Services are less than those from Hazardous Waste Collection. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Hazardous Waste Transportation Services sales, taking market share from this industry.
Hazardous Waste Transportation Services Product Sales Report

Non-Haz Waste/Recyclable Mat Collection Services, Non-Residential
Non-Haz Waste/Recyclable Mat Collection Services, Non-Residential Product Sales Report

Non-Hazardous - Waste Collection Services, Non-Residential
Non-Hazardous - Waste Collection Services, Non-Residential Product Sales Report

Segments classified within this market research report

This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Waste collection services, hazardous, Waste transfer stations, Waste hauling, local, Radioactive waste collecting and/or local hauling, Hazardous waste collection services, etc.

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