Global Environmental and Waste Management Industry Industry

  • January 2012
  • -
  • Global Industry Analysts

The global outlook series on the Environmental and Waste Management Industry provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers a bird’s eye view of the prevalent scenario in the industry, and provides perspectives on the impact of Biotechnology/chemicals in environmental management. The report also provides a sneak peek into the world of waste management, waste treatment technologies, and the environmental laws governing the global industry. Also included is a compilation of all recent mergers, acquisitions, and noteworthy strategic corporate developments. Regional markets discussed include the US, Canada, Europe, France, UK, Asia, Korea, and Latin America among few others. The report also includes an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 600 companies worldwide.

Table Of Contents




1. OVERVIEW 1
Prelude 1
Environmental Markets Across the Globe 1
Biotechnology in Environment Management 2
Global Waste Management Industry Remains Recession Proof 2
Waste Management Overview 2
What is Waste? 2
Dynamics of Waste Management 3
Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries 3
Trends Governing Solid Waste Management 4
Issues of Concern 4
Commercial Hazardous Waste Containment and Disposition Industry 4
Wastewater System Market 5
Global E-Waste Market 5
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Electronic Waste Management Market with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for years 2010 through 2015 6
Global Medical Waste Management Industry 6
Competitive Landscape 6
Table 2: World Solid Waste Management Market (2010): Revenues
of Top Ten Players - Waste Management, Republic Services,
North America Corp., Veolia Environmental Services, Clean
Harbors, Covanta Energy Corp., Progressive Waste Solutions,
Stericycle, Waste Connections, and Newpark Resources in US$
Million 7
Waste Treatment Technologies 8
High Growth Prospects for the Waste to Energy Technology 8
Biodegradable Municipal Waste Treatment Technologies 8
Alternate Technologies to Landfill 8
Future Technologies 9
Alternative Technologies for Waste Treatment 9
Hazardous Water Treatment: Difficulties in Alternative Methods 10
Soil Washing 10
Vapor Extraction 10
Biotreatment 10
Chemical Oxidation 10
Thermal Desorption 10
Land Filling 10
Incineration 10

2. MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 11

3. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 25

4. PRODUCT LAUNCHES 38


A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 41

1. NORTH AMERICA 41

1a. UNITED STATES 41
Overview 41
Recovery Programs 41
Waste Disposing Methods 41
Federal Regulations for Waste Disposal 41
Solid Waste Industry 42
Hazardous Waste 42
Non-Hazardous Waste 42
Waste Material Overview 43
Industrial Waste 43
Non-Hazardous Waste 43
Industrial Waste Management 43
Medical Waste and Disposal Market 44
Table 3: US Medical Waste Management and Disposal Services
Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years
2010 through 2015 45
RMW- A Key Concept to the Healthcare Facilities 46
Overview of RMW Management in the US 46
Incineration - The Leading Technology 46
Alternative Technologies - Issues Remain 47

1b. CANADA 48
Overview 48

2. EUROPE 49
Overview 49

2a. FRANCE 49
Overview 49
Industrial Waste Management Market 49

2b. THE UNITED KINGDOM 50
Overview 50
Table 4: UK Waste Management Market with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015 50
Waste Recycling Scenario in London 51

3. ASIA-PACIFIC 52
Overview 52
Demand for Industrial Waste Management Continues to Grow in
South East Asia 52
Medical Waste Management in Asia 52
The United States-Asia Environmental Partnership (US-AEP)
Program 53

3a. CHINA 54
Market Overview 54
Government Incentives for Solid Waste Disposal 54
Table 5: Chinese Waste Management Market (2010): Percentage
Breakdown of Volume of Materials Recycled - Paper, Plastics,
Ferrous Metals, Non-ferrous Metals, and Others 54
Incinerators Gradually Replacing Landfills 55
Foreign Players Benefit from Increasing Quantities of Wastes
Generated in China 55
Concerns Faced by the Chinese Waste Management Industry 55
Solid Waste Management Continues to Cause Woes to China 56

3b. HONG KONG 56
Table 6: Hong Kong Waste Management Market (2010): Percentage
Breakdown of Wastes Produced by different Sources - Domestic
Waste, Construction Waste, Industrial Waste, and Special Waste 56

3c. INDIA 57
Overview 57
Indian Waste Management Market 57
Table 7: Indian Waste Management Market with Annual Revenue
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2015 58
Indian Waste Management Market Showing Bright Prospects 58
E-Waste Management Remains a Major Challenge in India 59
Major Players on a Growth Spree 59

3d. AUSTRALIA 59
Growth Driven by High Volumes of Wastes Generated 59

3e. KOREA 60
Overview 60
Environmental Industry 60
Solid Waste Treatment Market in Korea 60
Solid Waste Treatment Techniques 61
Market Picture 61

3f. SRI LANKA 62

3g. VIETNAM 63

3h. SINGAPORE 63
Waste Management in Singapore 63

4. LATIN AMERICA 64

4a. CHILE 64

5. MIDDLE EAST 65

5a. SAUDI ARABIA 65
Trends in Waste Management Market 65
Market Opportunities 65
US Based Manufacturers Enjoy Significant Market Share 66


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