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Global Waste Recycling Market Outlook, 2018

Global Waste Recycling Market Outlook, 2018

Principles of sustainability, innovative business models, and disruptive technologies are likely to change the landscape of waste recycling market. This outlook study provides an overall update on the global waste recycling market in 2018, covering the municipal solid waste, industrial non-hazardous waste, WEEE, construction & demolition waste, and plastic waste. It predicts that the global market revenue is likely to increase from $265.61 billion in 2017 to $282.1 billion in 2018. This does not include the revenue from plastic recycling industry, which itself poses a tremendous business opportunity and the market size is estimated at $37.6 billion in 2018, a significant growth of 7.1% from 2017. This study also provides predictions about waste volumes, revenues, and services and also examines the latest trends that are influencing the market along with recycling opportunities for different waste streams. The study also discusses the effect of the waste import ban imposed by China. As a result of China’s ban on import of foreign waste, the waste management industry is set to undergo substantial change, driving opportunities in markets that were initially exporting waste to China. The ban is likely to drive investment opportunities for countries like Australia, Japan, Germany, the UK, and the US. This outlook also features interesting trends that have been changing the way waste management is happening around the world. For instance, eWaste management is gaining significant momentum in the recent years. Frost & Sullivan predicts that the market is to set grow by 6.2% in 2018 from the previous year.

Some other trends include Internet of things, smart recycling, smart bins, smart eWaste bins, innovative business models, use of sustainable building materials, sustainable methods of managing plastic waste, and its market potential. The outlook also focuses on regional trends and highlights the waste recycling market potential and trends specific to Europe, Americas, APAC, and the Middle East & Africa.

This study will provide an in-depth analysis of the waste recycling industry and also talk about interesting trends, especially “smart”, which is driving the market. This will aid clients to identify the right technology/solution to invest in, choose the addressable markets, and also develop innovative business models.

Key Issues Addressed
What are the Top 2018 trends influencing the global recycling market?
What are the Key trends influencing municipal, industrial, electronics, C&D waste and plastic waste recycling markets?
What is the volume of waste collected and recycled in each region?
What is revenue share of each region in each waste segments considered?
What are the key growth opportunities for the market participants?


  • Executive Summary
    • Top Global Waste Recycling Market Trends for 2018
    • Top Global Waste Recycling Market Predictions for 2018
  • 2018 Global Waste Recycling Market
    • Waste Volume Generation Forecast
    • Total Revenue Forecast
  • Research Scope and Segmentation
  • 2018 Market Outlook for Municipal Solid Waste
    • MSW Recycling Trends
    • Municipal Solid Waste
    • MSW Recycling and Market Opportunities
    • MSW Volume Recycled
    • MSW-Other Treatment Services
    • Municipal Solid Waste-Regional Per Capita Generation
    • Regional Snapshots-Europe
    • Regional Snapshots-Americas
    • Regional Snapshots-MEA
    • Regional Snapshots-APAC
    • MSW Legislation Highlights-Implications of China’s Ban on Import of Foreign Waste
  • 2018 Market Outlook for Industrial Solid Waste- Non-hazardous
    • Industrial Waste Recycling-Non-hazardous: Trends
    • Recycling and Market Opportunities
    • Industrial Non-hazardous Waste Volume Generation
    • Industrial Non-hazardous Waste Recycling and Other Services
    • Regional Snapshots-Highlights
    • Regional Snapshots-Revenue Forecast
  • 2018 Market Outlook for WEEE
    • WEEE Recycling Market-Trends
    • Categories and Key Recycled Materials
    • WEEE Generation Volumes
    • WEEE Generation Versus Collected Volumes
    • Percentage of Population Covered by Legislation Per Sub-region in 2014 and 2017-2018
    • WEEE Revenue Forecast
    • Snapshot of Europe
    • Collection and Recycling Rates in Europe
    • Snapshot of the Americas
    • Snapshot of APAC
    • Snapshot of MEA
  • 2018 Market Outlook for C&D Waste
    • C&D Waste Recycling Market-Trends
    • C&D Waste Volume Generation
    • C&D Waste Recycling Revenue Forecast-Europe
    • EU C&D Waste Management Protocol
    • C&D Waste Recycling-UK
    • C&D Waste Recycling Revenue Forecast-North America
      • Table C&D Waste Recycling Market: Revenue Forecast, Americas, 2017 and 2018
    • Current Status and Prospects of C&D Waste Recycling in India
    • Smart Way of Covering Landfills in Hong Kong
  • 2018 General Outlook on Plastic Waste
    • Plastic Waste-General Outlook
    • Plastic Waste Recycling-Trends
    • Plastic Waste Volume Generation
    • Plastic Recycling Industry-Global Revenue
    • Regional Snapshots-Highlights
  • Growth Opportunities
    • Growth Opportunity 1-Effective Business Models
    • Growth Opportunity 2-Augmented Reality as Disruptive Application
    • Growth Opportunity 3-Predictive Analytics
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • Key Conclusions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Appendix-Substances Presented at WTO to be Banned for Export to China

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