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US Waste Management Market (Hazardous & Non-Hazardous): Insights, Trends & Forecast (2019-2023)

US Waste Management Market (Hazardous & Non-Hazardous): Insights, Trends & Forecast (2019-2023)

The US waste management market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 1.92% till 2023. The market value is forecasted to reach US$80.70 billion in 2023. The factors such as rise in oil production, increasing municipal solid waste per capita, rising construction activity, economic growth and surge in ageing population are expected to drive the market growth. However, growth of the market will be hindered by shortage of truck drivers for waste collection, changing composition of waste, barriers to entry, less trained workforce and safety, health & environmental liabilities. There are few trends and opportunities like vertical integration, increasing commercial franchise zones, outsourcing & increased governmental funding and rising demand for environmental services that would influence the growth of the market.

The US waste management market comprises of two broad segments: hazardous waste management and non-hazardous waste management. The fastest growing segment is non-hazardous waste management, which includes process of collection, processing, disposal of solid waste and commercial collection of recyclables. The waste collected is not hazardous or dangerous and is often collected from a dumpster or curbside. Whereas, hazardous waste management includes collection of hazardous or harmful waste that potentially threaten public health or the environment. It is inflammable, reactive, corrosive, or toxic. Hazardous waste might include fire extinguishers, old propane tanks, pesticides, mercury-containing equipment, etc.

Scope of the report:

  • The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the US waste management market along with focus on hazardous & non-hazardous waste management market.
  • The market dynamics such as growth drivers, market trends and challenges are analyzed in-depth.
  • The competitive landscape of the market, along with the company profiles of leading players (Republic Services, Covanta Holding Corporation, Waste Management Inc, Waste Connection Inc, Clean Harbor and US Ecology) are also presented in detail.
Key Target Audience:
  • Waste Management Companies
  • Municipal Bodies
  • Consulting Firms
  • Investment Banks
  • Government Bodies & Regulating Authorities


1. Market Overview
1.1 Waste
Table 1: Approximate Time to Degenerate Waste
1.2 Types of Waste
1.3 Sources of Waste
Table 2: Sources of Waste
1.4 Environmental Services
Table 3: Environment Services Industry Sectors
1.5 Waste Management
Table 4: Waste Management Hierarchy
Table 5: Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market Segment
Table 6: Hazardous Waste Management Market Segment
2. The US Environmental Services Industry Analysis
2.1 The US Environmental Services Industry by Value
Table 7: The US Environmental Services Industry by Value (2014-2018)
2.2 The US Environmental Services Industry Forecast by Value
Table 8: The US Environmental Services Industry Forecast by Value (2019-2023)
2.3 The US Environmental Services Industry by Type
Table 9: The US Environmental Services Industry by Type (2018)
2.4 The US Environmental Services Industry Forecast by Type
Table 10: The US Environmental Services Industry Forecast by Type (2023)
3. The US Waste Management Market
3.1 The US Waste Management Market by Value
Table 11: The US Waste Management Market by Value (2014-2018)
3.2 The US Waste Management Market Forecast by Value
Table 12: The US Waste Management Market Forecast by Value (2019-2023)
3.3 The US Waste Management Market by Type
Table 13: The US Waste Management Market by Type (2018)
3.4 The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market
3.4.1 The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Value
Table 14: The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Value (2014-2018)
3.4.2 The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market Forecast by Value
Table 15: The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market Forecast by Value (2019-2023)
3.4.3 The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Volume
Table 16: The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Volume (2014-2018)
3.4.4 The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Volume Share
Table 17: The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Volume Share (2018)
3.4.5 The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Segments
Table 18: The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Segments (2018)
3.4.6 The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Segments Market Forecast by Value
Table 19: The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Segments Market Forecast by Value (2018-2023)
3.4.7 The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Services
Table 20: The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Services (2018)
3.4.8 The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Customer Type
Table 21: The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Customer Type (2018)
3.4.9 The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Ownership
Table 22: The US Non-Hazardous Waste Management Market by Ownership (2018)
3.5 The US Hazardous Waste Management Market
3.5.1 The US Hazardous Waste Management Market by Value
Table 23: The US Hazardous Waste Management Market by Value (2014-2018)
3.5.2 The US Hazardous Waste Management Market Forecast by Value
Table 24: The US Hazardous Waste Management Market Forecast by Value (2019-2023)
3.5.3 The US Hazardous Waste Generation Volume by Industries
Table 25: The US Hazardous Waste Generation Volume by Industries (2018)
3.5.4 The US Hazardous Waste Generation Volume Share by Selected Industries
Table 26: The US Hazardous Waste Generation Volume Share by Selected Industries (2018)
3.5.5 The US Hazardous Waste Management Market Volume by Method
Table 27: The US Wastewater Hazardous Waste Management Volume by Method (2018)
Table 28: The US Non-Wastewater Hazardous Waste Management Volume by Method (2018)
3.5.6 The US Hazardous Waste Management Market by Customer Type
Table 29: The US Hazardous Waste Management Market by Customer Type (2018)
3.5.7 The US Hazardous Waste Management Market by Ownership
Table 30: The US Hazardous Waste Management Market by Ownership (2018)
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Growth Drivers
4.1.1 Increasing Crude Oil Production
Table 31: The US Crude Oil Production (2014-2020)
4.1.2 Increasing Municipal Solid Waste Per Capita
Table 32: The US Municipal Solid Waste Per Capita (2012-2018)
4.1.3 Surge in Landfill Tipping Fees
Table 33: Number of Landfills in the US (2010-2018)
Table 34: Landfill Tipping Fees per Ton (2015-2021)
4.1.4 Maturing Recycling and Waste-to-Energy Market in the US
Table 35: The US Recycling Market Forecast by Value (2016-2021)
Table 36: The US Waste-to-Energy Market Forecast by Value (2016-2021)
4.1.5 Rising Construction Activity
Table 37: The US Construction Market by Value (2016-2021)
4.1.6 Increased Government Healthcare Funding
Table 38: The US Medicare and Medicaid Expenditures (2016-2021)
4.1.7 Rising Ageing Population
Table 39: The US Ageing Population over 65 Years (2016-2021)
4.1.8 Economic Growth
Table 40: The US GDP per Capita (2014-2018)
4.2 Trend and Opportunities
4.2.1 Outsourcing and Increase in Government Funding
Table 41: Annual Change in the US Government Spending (2016-2018)
4.2.2 Commercial Franchise Zones
4.2.3 Vertical Integration
4.2.4 Rise in Demand for Environmental Services
4.2.5 Advanced Collection Technology
4.2.6 Market Consolidations
Table 42: Major Acquisitions and Agreements in Waste Management Market (2017-2019)
4.3 Challenges and Issues
4.3.1 Shortage of Truck Drivers
Table 43: Number of Truck Driver in the US (2012-2020)
4.3.2 Changing Waste Composition
4.3.3 Stringent Regulation
4.3.4 Safety, Health and Environmental Liabilities
4.3.5 Various Barriers to Entry
4.3.6 Less Trained Workforce
4.3.7 Expensive Process
5. Competitive Landscape
5.1 US Market
5.1.1 Revenue Comparison- Key Players (2018)
Table 44: Revenue Comparison (2018)
5.1.2 Market Cap Comparison- Key Players (2018)
Table 45: Market Cap Comparison (2018)
5.1.3 Internalization Rate- Key Players (2018)
Table 46: Internalization Rate (2018)
5.1.4 Market Share Comparison of North American MSW Industry
Table 47: Market Share of North American Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Industry (2018)
5.2 The US Solid (Non-Hazardous) Waste Management Market
5.2.1 The US Waste Collection Revenue Share by Key Players
Table 48: The US Waste Collection Revenue Share by Key Players (2019)
5.2.2 The US Landfill Volume Managed by Key Players
Table 49: The US Landfill Volume Managed by Key Players (2018)
5.2.3 Facility Comparison by Top Players
Table 50: Non-Hazardous (Solid) Waste Management- Facility Comparison by Top Players (2018)
5.2.4 Business Mix Revenue Comparison by Top Players
Table 51: Non-Hazardous (Solid) Waste Management- Business Mix Revenue Share by Top Players (2018)
5.2.5 Regional Revenue Share Comparison by Top Players
Table 52: Non-Hazardous (Solid) Waste Management- Regional Revenue Share by Top Players (2018)
5.3 The US Hazardous Waste Management Market
5.3.1 Commercial Hazardous Waste Landfills Expansion Comparison by Key Players
Table 53: Capacity for Commercial Hazardous Waste Landfills (2014 and Expansion to 2024)
5.3.2 Commercial Hazardous Waste Incinerators Expansion Comparison by Key Players Table 54: Capacity for Commercial Hazardous Waste Incinerators (2014 and Expansion to 2023)
6. Company Profiles
6.1 Waste Management Inc.
6.1.1 Business Overview
6.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 55: Waste Management Inc. Revenue and Net Income (2014-2018)
Table 56: Waste Management Inc. Revenue by Operations (2018)
6.1.3 Business Strategies
6.2 Republic Services Inc.
6.2.1 Business Overview
6.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 57: Republic Services Inc. Revenue and Net Income (2014-2018)
Table 58: Republic Services Inc. Revenue by Division (2018)
6.2.3 Business Strategies
6.3 Waste Connection Inc.
6.3.1 Business Overview
6.3.2 Financial Overview
Table 59: Waste Connection Inc. Revenue and Net Income (2014-2018)
Table 60: Waste Connection Inc. Revenue by Segment (2018)
Table 61: Waste Connection Inc. Revenue by Region (2018)
6.3.3 Business Strategies
6.4 Clean Harbors Inc.
6.4.1 Business Overview
6.4.2 Financial Overview
Table 62: Clean Harbor Inc. Revenue and Net Income (2014-2018)
Table 63: Clean Harbor Inc. Revenue by Segment (2018)
Table 64: Clean Harbor Inc. Revenue by Geographical Market (2018)
6.4.3 Business Strategies
6.5 Covanta Holding Corporation
6.5.1 Business Overview
6.5.2 Financial Overview
Table 65: Covanta Holding Corporation Operating Revenue & Net Income (2014-2018)
Table 66: Covanta Holding Corporation Revenue by Segment (2018)
Table 67: Covanta Holding Corporation Revenue by Region (2018)
6.5.3 Business Strategies
6.6 US Ecology, Inc
6.6.1 Business Overview
6.6.2 Financial Overview
Table 68: US Ecology, Inc Revenue and Net Income (2014-2018)
Table 69: US Ecology, Inc Revenue by Segment (2018)
Table 70: US Ecology, Inc Revenue by Region (2018)
6.5.3 Business Strategies

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