CLEVELAND, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Revenues from material recovery, the fastest-growing segment of the broader US waste management services industry, are expected to climb at an average annual rate of 5.6% through 2020. Rising oil prices will spur sales of recovered materials such as plastic resins as alternatives to petroleum-based inputs in manufacturing. At the same time, manufacturing activity in the US and China – a major purchaser of recovered materials – will support recovery revenues. Paper production (including paperboard) in China, for example, is expected to rise 3.7% annually through 2020, heightening demand for recovered paper as an input material. However, ongoing efforts to reduce generated waste – and limitations on recovery rates – will constrain the volume of marketable material and corresponding revenues.
These findings are featured in Waste Management: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports, a division of The Freedonia Group.
The report forecasts US waste management service revenues in US dollars to 2020. Total revenues are segmented by establishment type in terms of:
- solid waste
- hazardous waste
- material recovery
- other types such as septic tank cleaning establishments.
The scope of this report encompasses private firms that primarily engage in waste management services. Excluded are firms that primarily engage in: environmental consulting; operation of water or sewage treatment plants; supply of water for drinking, irrigation, and other uses; and specialized freight and long-distance trucking services.
Total revenues are also segmented by market as follows:
To illustrate historical trends, total revenues and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015.
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