March 28, 2014 10:10 UTC

Research and Markets: Waste Management Market Update 2014

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Waste Management Market Update 2014" report to their offering.

This Market Update analyses the waste management industry in the UK. The report is primarily concerned with the collection, treatment and disposal of waste generated in the UK.

In recent years, the UK waste management industry has been under increasing pressure to reduce the amount of waste going into landfill to meet stringent EU environmental targets. According to Government figures, total revenue for the UK waste management industry increased year-on-year between 2009 and 2012, by a total of 22.3%, with Key Note predicting a further rise of 5% in 2013.

In 2011/2012, the vast majority of municipal waste was generated in England, which accounted for 83.1% of total municipal waste by volume. Waste arising in Scotland accounted for 8.7% of total municipal waste; while Wales and Northern Ireland made up 5.1% and 3.1%, respectively, of the total municipal waste. The most significant regions for waste generation in England were the South East (13.6%), followed by London (11.8%) and the North West (11.4%).

Municipal waste arisings in the UK have been falling in the past few years as a result of the Government initiatives regarding waste reduction, recycling and household composting. Between 2008/2009 and 2012/2013, total municipal waste arisings in England declined by 8.5%.

Key Topics Covered:

Executive Summary

Market Definition

Market Size

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

Current Issues


Company Profiles

Further Sources

Companies Mentioned

- Biffa Group Ltd.

- Cory Environmental Ltd

- FCC Environment (UK) Ltd

- Shanks Group PLC

- SITA UK Ltd.

- Veolia Environmental Services (UK) PLC

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