Waste composition and volume largely depends upon the composition pattern of a country along with industrial and economic structures. Waste is largely generated from urban areas or municipalities, industrial, commercial and agricultural sectors. It mostly ends up into water bodies, negatively changing the composition of the water thereby, contaminating the soil affecting animals and human life.

Waste management is the process of collection, disposal and processing of large volume of waste. Waste management is about realizing the true potential of valuable resource. It is an important segment of the environmental services industry which also includes wastewater treatment works, remediation services, analytical services and many more. The US waste management market is further bifurcated into two sub-segments i.e. hazardous waste management and non-hazardous waste management.

The US environmental services industry is likely to grow positively in the coming years, along with growth of waste management market. The US waste management market is expected to grow with strong economic growth, rise in landfill tipping fees, thereby creating large revenues and maturing recycling and waste-to-energy markets. The key trends of the market at present include floating concept of commercial franchise zones, vertical integration of the markets and large market consolidations.

The report offers an in-depth analysis of the “The US Waste Management Market: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2017-2021)”. Competition is concentrated in the hands of publically owned companies. Major waste management companies that have been covered in the report include Waste Management Inc., Waste Connections Inc., Republic Services Inc., and Clean Harbors.