Waste Management Procurement Intelligence

In this Waste Management procurement intelligence report, we have estimated the key cost components which includes machineries & equipment, labor, rent & utilities, logistics, and maintenance & repair, and other costs. Other costs can be further bifurcated into administrative expenses, depreciation, repayment of loan, insurance, and regulatory certifications.

Waste Management companies often use one of many pricing structures:

a) A prominent pricing structure used in this category is a fixed fee-for-service model which guarantees that a service provider will receive the approved sum of money agreed in the contract and have a predetermined pricing for the services indicated.

b) Second pricing structure used in this category is weight-based or volume-based pricing, wherein customers are charged based on the weight or volume of waste to be processed or recycled.

c) Lastly, a hybrid pricing model is also used, which comprises of a fixed base fee and an additional variable fee depending on the waste volume.

In this category, the average salary in the US for Janitors is USD 25,000 - USD 30,000 per year, and the average salary for Senior Operations Managers is USD 110,000 - USD 130,000 per year. Moreover, Benefits Administrators receive an average hourly pay of USD 10 - USD 15, and Senior Diesel Mechanics receive an average hourly pay of USD 25 - USD 30.

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Operational Capabilities - Waste Management

  • Industries Served - 25%
  • Certifications - 20%
  • Employee Strength - 15%
  • Geographical Service Provision - 15%
  • Years in Service - 15%
  • Revenue Generated - 10%

Functional Capabilities - Waste Management

  • Industrial Waste Management - 40%
  • Municipal Waste Management - 25%
  • Medical Waste Management - 20%
  • E-Waste Management - 10%
  • Others - 5%

Rate Benchmarking

The rates for this category are structured based on the scope and location of engagement, type of service, and type of pricing model. Additionally, the rates may vary based on the length of the contract. Long-term contracts are beneficial to both parties by providing security, stability, dedicated support, and strong partnerships.

In the U.S., the average monthly rental for commercial waste containers range from USD 14.9 to USD 19.9 for front-loading box (size of 4 yd3 to 8 yd3), and USD 59.9 to USD 274.9 for roll-off container box (size of 30 yd3 to 40 yd3). In addition, below is the monthly charges for commercial waste collection by type of container and volume:

a) 2-yard dumpster with volume capacity of over 399 pounds is charged between USD 99 to USD 159.

b) 4-yard dumpster with volume capacity of over 799 pounds is charged between USD 134 to USD 199.

c) 6-yard dumpster with volume capacity of over 1,199 pounds is charged between USD 164 to USD 224.

d) 8-yard dumpster with volume capacity of over 1,599 pounds is charged between USD 184 to USD 249.

Supplier Newsletter

In October 2023, Veolia Environnement SA announced the acquisition of U.S. Industrial Technologies, Inc. This acquisition helped Veolia to expand the US market share of its Environmental Solutions and Services (ESS) division. In addition, this acquisition enabled Veolia to leverage the waste and recycling service capabilities of U.S. Industrial Technologies, and thus enhance its abilities in providing integrated and customized services for the treatment and management of hazardous, non-hazardous, as well as recyclable waste for several US based commercial, industrial, and government customers.

In April 2023, Covanta Holding Corporation announced the acquisition of CIRCON Environmental. This acquisition helped Covanta to expand its geographic reach in various states in the US, by leveraging CIRCON’s customer base across 20 waste facilities in the Gulf Coast, Midwest, and Southeast. In addition, this acquisition improved Covanta's capacity to offer additional last-mile sustainability solutions to its elite clientele and enhanced Covanta’s waste recycling resources.

In September 2022, Waste Management Inc. (WM) announced the acquisition of Ray’s Trash Service, Inc. This acquisition helped WM to expand its services in central Indiana in the US. In addition, with this acquisition, WM was able to leverage Ray’s capabilities in recycling and waste collection across 17 counties in Central Indiana and utilize Ray’s fleet of 300 trucks to enhance its spectrum of waste management services.

List of Key Suppliers

  • Biffa Ltd.
  • Clean Harbors, Inc.
  • Covanta Holding Corporation
  • Daiseki Co., Ltd.
  • FCC Environmental
  • Hitachi Zosen Corporation
  • Remondis SE & Co. KG
  • Republic Services
  • Stericycle, Inc.
  • Valicor Environmental Services
  • Veolia Environnement SA
  • Waste Connections, Inc.
  • Waste Management, Inc. 

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Waste Management Procurement Intelligence Report Scope 

  • Waste Management Category Growth Rate : CAGR of 5.4% from 2023 to 2030 
  • Pricing Growth Outlook : 5% - 10% increase (Annually) 
  • Pricing Models : Fixed pricing, weight-based / volume-based pricing 
  • Supplier Selection Scope : Cost and pricing, past engagements, productivity, geographical presence 
  • Supplier Selection Criteria : Industries served, certifications, employee strength, geographic service provision years in service, industrial waste management, municipal waste management, medical waste management, e-waste management, and others 
  • Report Coverage : Revenue forecast, supplier ranking, supplier positioning matrix, emerging technology, pricing models, cost structure, competitive landscape, growth factors, trends, engagement, and operating model 

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