Principles of sustainability, innovative business models, and disruptive technologies are likely to change the landscape of waste recycling market. This outlook study provides an overall update on the global waste recycling market in 2018, covering the municipal solid waste, industrial non-hazardous waste, WEEE, construction & demolition waste, and plastic waste. It predicts that the global market revenue is likely to increase from $265.61 billion in 2017 to $282.1 billion in 2018. This does not include the revenue from plastic recycling industry, which itself poses a tremendous business opportunity and the market size is estimated at $37.6 billion in 2018, a significant growth of 7.1% from 2017. This study also provides predictions about waste volumes, revenues, and services and also examines the latest trends that are influencing the market along with recycling opportunities for different waste streams. The study also discusses the effect of the waste import ban imposed by China. As a result of China’s ban on import of foreign waste, the waste management industry is set to undergo substantial change, driving opportunities in markets that were initially exporting waste to China. The ban is likely to drive investment opportunities for countries like Australia, Japan, Germany, the UK, and the US. This outlook also features interesting trends that have been changing the way waste management is happening around the world. For instance, eWaste management is gaining significant momentum in the recent years. The report predicts that the market is to set grow by 6.2% in 2018 from the previous year.
Some other trends include Internet of things, smart recycling, smart bins, smart eWaste bins, innovative business models, use of sustainable building materials, sustainable methods of managing plastic waste, and its market potential. The outlook also focuses on regional trends and highlights the waste recycling market potential and trends specific to Europe, Americas, APAC, and the Middle East & Africa.
This study will provide an in-depth analysis of the waste recycling industry and also talk about interesting trends, especially “smart”, which is driving the market. This will aid clients to identify the right technology/solution to invest in, choose the addressable markets, and also develop innovative business models.
Key Issues Addressed
- What are the Top 2018 trends influencing the global recycling market?
- What are the Key trends influencing municipal, industrial, electronics, C&D waste and plastic waste recycling markets?
- What is the volume of waste collected and recycled in each region?
- What is revenue share of each region in each waste segments considered?
- What are the key growth opportunities for the market participants?
1. Executive Summary
Top Global Waste Recycling Market Trends for 2018
Top Global Waste Recycling Market Predictions for 2018
2. 2018 Global Waste Recycling Market
Waste Volume Generation Forecast
Total Revenue Forecast
3. Research Scope and Segmentation
4. 2018 Market Outlook for Municipal Solid Waste
MSW Recycling Trends
Municipal Solid Waste
MSW Recycling and Market Opportunities
MSW Volume Recycled
MSW-Other Treatment Services
Municipal Solid Waste-Regional Per Capita Generation
MSW Legislation Highlights-Implications of China’s Ban on Import of Foreign Waste
5. 2018 Market Outlook for Industrial Solid Waste-Non-hazardous
Industrial Waste Recycling-Non-hazardous: Trends
Recycling and Market Opportunities
Industrial Non-hazardous Waste Volume Generation
Industrial Non-hazardous Waste Recycling and Other Services
Regional Snapshots-Revenue Forecast
6. 2018 Market Outlook for WEEE
WEEE Recycling Market-Trends
Categories and Key Recycled Materials
WEEE Generation Volumes
WEEE Generation Versus Collected Volumes
Percentage of Population Covered by Legislation Per Sub-region in 2014 and 2017–2018
WEEE Revenue Forecast
Snapshot of Europe
Collection and Recycling Rates in Europe
Snapshot of the Americas
Snapshot of APAC
Snapshot of MEA
7. 2018 Market Outlook for C&D Waste
C&D Waste Recycling Market-Trends
C&D Waste Volume Generation
C&D Waste Recycling Revenue Forecast-Europe
EU C&D Waste Management Protocol
C&D Waste Recycling-UK
C&D Waste Recycling Revenue Forecast-North America
Current Status and Prospects of C&D Waste Recycling in India
Smart Way of Covering Landfills in Hong Kong
8. 2018 General Outlook on Plastic Waste
Plastic Waste-General Outlook
Plastic Waste Recycling-Trends
Plastic Waste Volume Generation
Plastic Recycling Industry-Global Revenue
9. Growth Opportunities
Growth Opportunity 1-Effective Business Models
Growth Opportunity 2-Augmented Reality as Disruptive Application
Growth Opportunity 3-Predictive Analytics
Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
10. Key Conclusions
List of Exhibits
Market Engineering Methodology
Appendix-Substances Presented at WTO to be Banned for Export to China