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Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal in the UK: Market Research Report

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Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Market Research Report | SIC E38.210 | Jan 2017

Getting good treatment: Higher gate fees and rising by-product sales support revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Suez Environnement Suez Environnement market share
Veolia Environnement Veolia Environnement market share
Viridor Ltd Viridor Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Higher gate fees and green energy sales are anticipated to support industry revenue growth
  • Energy prices and green energy policies are increasingly influencing industry operations
  • Landfill sites are expected to reduce in number over the next five years
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal industry uses landfills, incineration and other methods to dispose of and treat non-hazardous waste. Over the past five years, the industry has undergone considerable change, with operators moving away from landfill services and towards treatment facilities. A key development has been the long-term decline in the volume of waste handled by operators. Government policies promoting recycling and waste treatment have led to waste volumes falling over the past decade. This has led to a number of operators switching from landfill operations towards treatment facilities. In 2013-14, revenue was boosted by a significant increase in public concerns over environmental issues, which led to demand for the treatment of non-hazardous waste increasing... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal industry has grown over the past five years. Over the past decade, operators within the industry have been adapting their business models, moving away from landfill services and investing in advanced facilities to process non-recyclable waste. Operators have responded to declining non-hazardous household waste, choosing to focus on the growing market for waste treatment. Furthermore, increased public concerns over environmental issues have led to increased pressure being put on government and local authorities to improve their recycling and energy policies. Together with rising gate fees at landfills, the sale of green energy has supported industry growth. Ove.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry are

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Having an integrated operation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Industrial production index and Public concern over environmental issues in the Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry?

    Industry firms operate landfill sites, dispose of non-hazardous waste in combustion and incineration plants and treat organic waste. The industry also includes plants that generate electricity, steam or other by-products from waste. Landfill gas producers, decontamination services and facilities treating mixed materials or recyclables are not covered in this industry.

    Industry Products
    Waste disposal Waste treatment Renewable electricity
    Industry Activities
    Disposing of waste in landfillDisposing of waste by incineration or combustionTreating organic waste through aerobic and anaerobic treatmentTreating waste through mechanical biological treatmentGenerating heat, steam and electricity from waste

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Industrial production index
  • Public concern over environmental issues
  • Total non-recycled household waste
  • Population
  • Current Performance
  • Public concerns
  • Favouring treatment
  • Industry investment
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Disposing of waste
  • In the dumps
  • Challenging environment
  • Table: Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Electricity Transmission
  • Non-Hazardous Waste Collection
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chemical Product Wholesaling
  • Mining, Construction & Civil Engineering Machinery Wholesaling
  • Products & Services
  • Waste treatment
  • Waste disposal
  • Renewable electricity
  • Chart: Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial and industrial sector
  • Local authorities
  • Construction and demolition sector
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Utilities
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Veolia Environnement SA
    Viridor Ltd
    Suez Environnement SA
  • Table: Veolia Environnement SA - financial performance
  • Table: Viridor Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Suez Environnement SA - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Energy Recovery Facilities (Erf)
  • Facilities where waste is sent to be processed into energy. Waste is burned and the heat is used to generate steam, which powers turbo generators to produce electricity.
  • Gate Fee
  • A fee charged on a given quantity of waste received at a waste disposal or treatment facility.
  • Private Finance Initiative (Pfi)
  • A method of getting funding from private investors for public projects.
  • Renewables Obligation Certificates (Rocs)
  • Certificates issued by Ofgem to credited energy generators for eligible renewable energy production. Different methods of energy production result in different numbers of ROCs being issued.

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    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
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