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2016 Market Research Report on Solid Waste Collection Industry

Current Research on the Solid Waste Collection Industry

This section provides answers to fundamental and critical questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size ($ millions)?
  2. What is the Solid Waste Collection industry outlook?
  3. Has the market grown or declined?
  4. What is the market growth rate?
  5. Are long term forecasts positive or negative?
  6. What is the industry size and average company size?
  7. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size Statistics

The total U.S. market size for the Solid Waste Collection industry: statistics cover all companies, both public and private. In addition to total revenue, the industry research provides details on employees, companies, and average firm size in the sector. Use this market information to research and analyze growth rates and the Solid Waste Collection industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and economic data.

market size 2016
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Statistics 2010        2011        2012        2013        2014        2015
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of US Census and government market data

Market Forecast - Solid Waste Collection[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Solid Waste Collection future growth trends. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced econometric techniques that project both short-term and long-term market growth outlook. The industry outlook can be used to set a strategy applicable to economic realities.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Solid 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/Recyclable Mat Subcontracted Collection Services

Non-Hazardous Waste/Recyclable Mat Collection Services, Residential

Non-Hazardous - Waste Collection Services, Residential

Non-Hazardous - Recyclable Mat Collection Services, Residential

Non-Haz Waste/Recyclable Mat Collection Services, Non-Residential

Non-Hazardous - Waste Collection Services, Non-Residential

Non-Haz - Recyclable Material Collection Service, Non-Residential

Non-Haz Waste Collection Service, Construction & Demolition Sites

Other Non-Hazardous Waste Collection Services

Other Non-Haz Waste Collection - Portable Toilets Rental Service

All Other Non-Hazardous Waste Collection (Incl Snowplowing)

Non-Hazardous Waste & Recyclable Mat Consolidation, Storage, Prep

Waste Transfer Facility Services

Recyclable Material Recovery & Preparation Services

Non-Hazardous Waste & Recyclable Material Transportation Services

Non-Hazardous Waste Disposal Services

Non-Hazardous Waste Disposal Services - Waste Landfilling Service

Sale Of Non-Haz Waste, Including Recovered Methane & Recyclables

Hazardous Waste Collection Services

Hazardous Waste Transportation Services

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 market share than average.

U.S. map of Solid Waste Collection by state

Price Trends for Solid Waste Collection

This section shows how prices are changing within the on a month-to-month basis. Price changes may be affected by seasonal demand, or by larger movements in product sales.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

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

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
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 - Solid Waste Collection

Financial ratio information can be used to compare how a company in the industry is performing relative to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Solid Waste CollectionIndustry 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 Solid 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 Solid Waste Collection measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity Ratios - Solid Waste CollectionIndustry 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

Companies in Solid Waste Collection and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Solid Waste Collection market research identifies top companies with the largest estimated market share. Information includes corporate earnings and public company ticker symbols where available.

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Public Solid Waste Collection Company News

Web scan for recent news about public companies. Solid Waste Collection market research on key company news, and Solid Waste Collection statistics.

The market size analysis identifies the overall sales data within the industry. Statistics break down facts about companies within the market.

Government Contracts Related to Solid Waste Collection

In 2014, the federal government spent a total of $177,589,122 on Solid Waste Collection. It has awarded 5,066 contracts to 849 companies, with an average value of $209,174 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

Segments classified within this market research report

This market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Trash hauling, local, Garbage pick-up services, Trash collection services, Garbage hauling, Ash hauling, Rubbish (i.e., nonhazardous solid waste) hauling, Waste collection services, nonhazardous solid, Garbage collection services, Rubbish collection services, Ash collection services, Refuse hauling, Waste hauling, Recyclable material collection services, Recyclable material hauling, Refuse collection services, Waste transfer stations, etc.

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