Waste management in the U.S.

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Statista Dossier about waste management in the United States

This dossier presents graphs and tables about waste management in the United States. It provides information on the waste management industry and highlights data on waste generation, waste treatment and recovery, and leading waste companies in the United States.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Global municipal solid waste generation by key country 2017

    • Global share of waste disposal and treatment by method 2016

    • Global regional waste disposal by method 2016

    • Global recycling rates of municipal solid waste 2017, by key country

    • Leading waste service companies worldwide in 2020, by revenue

    • U.S. solid waste industry revenue 2000-2017

  • 2. Segments
    • U.S. waste management industry breakdown by activity and participant 2018

    • U.S. producer price index of waste collection 2009-2019

    • Waste management and remediation services - gross output 2009-2019

    • Generation and discards of municipal solid waste: U.S. 1960-2018

    • U.S. municipal waste stream discards by material 2018

    • Volume of production-related TRI chemical waste managed in the U.S. 2019

  • 3. Companies
    • Leading waste management companies in the United States 2020, by revenue

    • Market capitalization of U.S. solid waste companies 2019

    • Number of U.S. active waste management sites by select company 2018

    • Share of U.S. waste managed in landfills by source 2018

    • Enterprise value of U.S. solid waste companies 2019

    • Number of employees at U.S. public waste service companies 2018

  • 4. Recycling & recovery
    • Recovery of municipal solid waste: selected materials U.S. 1960-2018

    • Materials recovery from U.S. municipal solid waste 1960-2018

    • Recovery rate for recycling of municipal solid waste in the United States 2018

    • U.S. waste industry recycling service offerings 2016-2019

    • Recycling of municipal solid waste in the U.S. 1960-2018

  • 5. Landfill
    • U.S. municipal solid waste landfills 1990 to 2018

    • U.S. state breakdown of operating landfills by type 2019

    • U.S. price of landfilling municipal waste by region 2019-2020

    • U.S. municipal solid waste landfills by region 2018

    • Highest amount of U.S. waste in landfills per capita by state 2019

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