DUBLIN, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dbkj93/medical_waste) has announced the addition of the "Global Medical Waste Management (Activity Type - Collection, Processing and Disposal; Waste Generators - Large Quantity Generators and Small Quantity Generators) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering.
Continuously expanding healthcare industry supported by growing population with geriatric population in particular has led to the generation of substantial amount of medical waste, each year, over the world. These medical wastes have been categorized into four major types, namely, infectious, hazardous, radioactive and general wastes.
Of these infectious, hazardous and radioactive medical wastes being potentially risky to human as well as environment are required to be disposed of with special caution. General wastes which are similar to common domestic and official wastes and do not require special treatment. There are a large number of companies that offer waste management services to healthcare facilities seeking help for medical waste disposal.
Collection, processing and disposal are three major services offered by medical waste companies. Collection constituted the largest segment of the overall medical waste management market with a revenue share of 54.5% in 2012. However, during the forecast period 2013 to 2019, processing segment has been anticipated to grow with the fastest CAGR mainly because the industry is witnessing a rise in demand for non-incineration technologies for waste treatment.
Key Topics Covered:
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
Chapter 3 Market Overview
Chapter 4 Global Medical Waste Management Market, by Activity Type
Chapter 5 Global Medical Waste Management Market, by Waste Generators
Chapter 6 Global Medical Waste Management Market Revenue, by Geography
Chapter 7 Recommendations
Chapter 8 Company Profiles
- Clean Harbors, Inc.
- Republic Services, Inc.
- Stericycle, Inc.
- Suez Environnmental Services
- US Ecology, Inc.
- Veolia Environnmental Services
- Waste Management, Inc.
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