Despite recessionary challenges, the industry has performed well over the past five years in the wake of a consumer preference shift toward green products and growth in environmental regulations that encourage recycling of electronic waste. The industry is anticipated to experience healthy growth over the next five years as purchases of electronics drive demand for the recycling of obsolete products and regulation for the industry increases.
Industry operators collect, separate, sort and process electronic waste. Industry operators also sell reusable parts and valuable metals and other materials recovered during the recycling process. Electronic waste includes used computers, tablets, mobile phones, televisions and various other used electronic goods.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.