Industry Data & Market Research

2023 U.S. Industry Statistics & Market Forecast - Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal: 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.

Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal market size 2023
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Statistics 2017        2018        2019        2020        2021        2022
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Average Revenue Per Employee
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Analysis of Federal Data

Market Forecast

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

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Industry Insights

The hazardous waste treatment and disposal industry has experienced significant growth in recent years due to increasing environmental regulations and public concerns regarding health and safety. Several key trends are shaping the industry:

1. Advanced waste treatment technologies: developments in advanced treatment technologies such as plasma arcs, supercritical water oxidation (SCWO), and membrane filtration are allowing for innovative approaches to hazardous waste treatment.

2. Green remediation: recent years have seen a rise in environmentally-friendly remediation techniques like bioremediation, phytoremediation, and nanoremediation that are capable of removing hazardous contaminants from the environment.

3. Recycling: recycling is becoming a more significant aspect of hazardous waste management, driven by high landfilling costs and the increasing availability of treatment and recycling options for different waste streams.

4. Sustainability: the industry is also becoming increasingly focused on sustainability as companies work to reduce carbon emissions associated with waste management activities and pursue a circular economy approach.

5. Technological innovations and digitization: technological developments such as drones, artificial intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT) are enabling the industry to undertake more precise and efficient waste processing and tracking.

6. Public awareness: public awareness of environmental issues has increased in recent decades, resulting in greater scrutiny of the industry, and driving a move towards reducing environmental impacts.

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal 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, Non-Industrial

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

Hazardous Waste Treatment Services

Hazardous Waste Treatment Services For Biological-Infectious Waste

Hazardous Waste Treatment Services For Radioactive Waste

Waste Treatment Services For Other Hazardous Waste, Excluding Waste Water

Hazardous Waste Disposal Services

Hazardous Waste Disposal Services By Controlled Confinement, Landfilling

Hazardous Waste Disposal Services By Controlled Confinement, Other Than Landfilling

Hazardous Waste Disposal Services By Other Methods

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.

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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
Net Income
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal 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 Treatment & Disposal 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 Treatment & Disposal 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 6%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers4%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 10%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 14%
Construction Trades Workers 7%
Construction Equipment Operators 6%
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 6%
Other Construction and Related Workers 5%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 5%
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 5%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 8%
Production Occupations 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 44%
Motor Vehicle Operators 15%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 14%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 13%
Material Moving Workers 27%
Laborers and Material Movers 8%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 6%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 18%
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 18%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Competitor Landscape & Key Companies [PREMIUM]

The most influential companies in the Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal industry and adjacent industries either have large market share or are developing new business models and methods that could disrupt the status quo. We look at leading and emerging companies in the Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal industry and adjacent sectors:

Market Leaders:
Direct Competitors

Companies with the largest market share, focused in this industry
Market leaders:
Diversified Competitors

Largest companies that have diversified operations in this and other industries
Direct Competitors

Innovative, Emerging, and Disruptive Companies that may influence the future direction of the industry.
Diversified Competitors

Innovators and Disruptors in adjacent industries that may also affect the Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal industry.

Government Contracts

In 2022, the federal government spent a total of $23,604,693,040 on Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal. It has awarded 8613 contracts to 307 companies, with an average value of $76,888,251 per company.   

Most Recent Contracts Date Total Award Amount
1433 E 83rd Ave Ste 200
Merrillville, IN
Jun 30, 2023$32,542

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