1 INTRODUCTION 19
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 19
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 19
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 20
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 20
1.4 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 21
1.5 CURRENCY 21
1.6 LIMITATIONS 21
1.7 STAKEHOLDERS 21

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 22
2.1 SECONDARY DATA 23
2.1.1 KEY DATA FROM SECONDARY SOURCES 23
2.2 PRIMARY DATA 23
2.2.1 KEY DATA FROM PRIMARY SOURCES 24
2.3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 25
2.3.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 25
2.3.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 26
2.3.3 GROWTH FORECAST 26
2.4 DATA TRIANGULATION METHODOLOGY 26
2.5 ASSUMPTIONS FOR THE STUDY 27

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 28

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 32
4.1 MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT MARKET OVERVIEW 32
4.2 NORTH AMERICA: MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT MARKET, BY TYPE OF WASTE, 2019 33
4.3 GEOGRAPHICAL SNAPSHOT OF THE MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT MARKET 34

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 35
5.1 INTRODUCTION 35
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 35
5.2.1 DRIVERS 35
5.2.1.1 Increasing volume of healthcare waste 35
5.2.1.2 Growing geriatric and obese populations 36
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 36
5.2.2.1 High capital investments 36
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5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 37
5.2.3.1 Increasing number of awareness programs for medical waste management in developed countries 37
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 38
5.2.4.1 Lack of awareness about medical waste management in developing countries 38

6 MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT MARKET, BY SERVICE 39
6.1 INTRODUCTION 40
6.2 COLLECTION, TRANSPORTATION, AND STORAGE SERVICES 41
6.2.1 COLLECTION, TRANSPORTATION, AND STORAGE SERVICES TO DOMINATE THE MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 41
6.3 TREATMENT & DISPOSAL SERVICES 42
6.3.1 INCINERATION 42
6.3.1.1 Many companies are investing in the development of incinerators for small- and medium-scale healthcare facilities?a key factor driving market growth 42
6.3.2 AUTOCLAVING 43
6.3.2.1 Initiatives by government & non-government organizations to support market growth 43
6.3.3 CHEMICAL TREATMENT 44
6.3.3.1 Increasing focusing on the onsite treatment of medical waste to avoid the spread of infections to support market growth 44
6.3.4 OTHER TREATMENTS 45
6.4 RECYCLING SERVICES 45
6.4.1 INCREASING AWARENESS ABOUT RECYCLING MEDICAL WASTE TO DRIVE THE GROWTH OF THIS SEGMENT 45

7 MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT MARKET, BY TYPE OF WASTE 47
7.1 INTRODUCTION 48
7.2 NON-HAZARDOUS WASTE 49
7.2.1 INCREASING SURGICAL VOLUME BOOSTS THE GENERATION OF NON-HAZARDOUS WASTE 49
7.3 HAZARDOUS WASTE 50
7.3.1 INFECTIOUS & PATHOLOGICAL WASTE 50
7.3.1.1 Increasing incidence of infectious diseases will lead to the greater generation of infectious medical waste 50
7.3.2 SHARP WASTE 51
7.3.2.1 Increasing number of surgeries will support market growth 51
7.3.3 PHARMACEUTICAL WASTE 52
7.3.3.1 Presence of stringent regulations and protocols for the monitoring and disposal of pharmaceutical waste is a key growth driver 52
7.3.4 OTHER HAZARDOUS WASTE 53
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8 MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT MARKET, BY TREATMENT SITE 54
8.1 INTRODUCTION 55
8.2 OFFSITE TREATMENT 56
8.2.1 HIGH COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH MEDICAL WASTE TREATMENT AT ONSITE LOCATIONS TO DRIVE THE MARKET FOR OFFSITE TREATMENT 56
8.3 ONSITE TREATMENT 57
8.3.1 GROWING COMPANY INITIATIVES TO PROVIDE ADVANCED ONSITE EQUIPMENT WILL DRIVE MARKET GROWTH 57

9 MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT MARKET, BY WASTE GENERATOR 58
9.1 INTRODUCTION 59
9.2 HOSPITALS & DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES 60
9.2.1 RISING NUMBER OF SURGERIES CONTRIBUTING TO THE GENERATION OF WASTE IN HOSPITALS & DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES 60
9.3 OTHER WASTE GENERATORS 62

10 MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT MARKET, BY REGION 63
10.1 INTRODUCTION 64
10.2 NORTH AMERICA 65
10.2.1 US 68
10.2.1.1 Stringent regulations for handling medical waste play a crucial role in the growth of the market in the US 68
10.2.2 CANADA 71
10.2.2.1 Increasing number of surgical procedures will drive market growth in Canada 71
10.3 EUROPE 73
10.3.1 GERMANY 77
10.3.1.1 Germany accounts for the largest share of the European medical waste management market 77
10.3.2 FRANCE 79
10.3.2.1 Large amount of medical waste generated by healthcare facilities in France to drive market growth 79
10.3.3 UK 82
10.3.3.1 Growing patient population and rising surgical volume is a key driver of market demand 82
10.3.4 ITALY 83
10.3.4.1 Italy’s strict legislation to govern waste management activities to support market growth 83
10.3.5 SPAIN 86
10.3.5.1 Growing geriatric population is a key growth driver in the market in Spain 86
10.3.6 REST OF EUROPE 87
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10.4 ASIA PACIFIC 90
10.4.1 JAPAN 93
10.4.1.1 Japan has the largest proportion of the geriatric population of any country, which will increase the demand for healthcare and the generation of medical waste 93
10.4.2 CHINA 95
10.4.2.1 China accounts for the second-largest share of the APAC market 95
10.4.3 INDIA 98
10.4.3.1 Government initiatives and expansions in healthcare infrastructure will drive the demand for waste management 98
10.4.4 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC 101
10.5 REST OF THE WORLD 103

11 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 106
11.1 OVERVIEW 106
11.2 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS, 2018 107
11.3 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 108
11.3.1 PRODUCT LAUNCHES 108
11.3.2 PARTNERSHIPS 108
11.3.3 ACQUISITIONS 109
11.4 COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING (2018) 109
11.4.1 VENDOR INCLUSION CRITERIA 109
11.4.2 VISIONARY LEADERS 109
11.4.3 INNOVATORS 110
11.4.4 DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS 110
11.4.5 EMERGING COMPANIES 110

12 COMPANY PROFILES 112
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, MnM View)*
12.1 STERICYCLE 112
12.2 VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT S.A. 115
12.3 SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT S.A. 117
12.4 SHARPS COMPLIANCE, INC. 119
12.5 WASTE MANAGEMENT, INC. 121
12.6 CLEAN HARBORS, INC. 123
12.7 REMONDIS SE & CO. KG 125
12.8 BIOMEDICAL WASTE SOLUTIONS, LLC 126
12.9 DANIELS SHARPSMART, INC. 127
12.10 REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC 128
12.11 ECOMED SERVICES 130
12.12 GRP & ASSOCIATES, INC. 131
12.13 BWS INCORPORATED 132
12.14 MEDPRO DISPOSAL 133
12.15 GIC MEDICAL DISPOSAL 134
12.16 GAMMA WASTE SERVICES 135
12.17 TRIUMVIRATE ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 136
12.18 EPCO 136
12.19 ALL MEDICAL WASTE AUSTRALIA PTY LTD. 137
12.20 CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS, INC. 138
*Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

13 APPENDIX 139
13.1 INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 139
13.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 140
13.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 143
13.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 145
13.5 RELATED REPORTS 145
13.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 146