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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Hazardous Waste Disposal Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Hazardous Waste Disposal Services?

What is the average price of Hazardous Waste Disposal Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Hazardous Waste Disposal Services. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Hazardous Waste Disposal Services been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Hazardous Waste Disposal Services yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Hazardous Waste Disposal Services?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Hazardous Waste Disposal Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

There are an estimated 633 hazardous waste disposal service providers in the US market. Market share concentration is considered moderate, with the top four suppliers generating between 30.0% and 50.0% of total market revenue. The market's top vendors, Stericycle, Republic Services Waste Connections and Waste Management, offer a number of... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Service Flexibility

How are your resources allocated during times of increased demand?

How are pick-up times apportioned?

How easily can pickup times be changed during the contract period?

Are fees applied when pick-up date change requests are made?

Input Costs

How do you determine fuel surcharges? Do you place limits on fuel surcharges?

How have the growing costs of insurance, energy, fuel and other expenses altered your pricing?

How do you control increases in input costs?

What kinds of controls are placed on price increases?


How long has your company been involved with hazardous waste disposal?

How many clients does your company currently serve? Who are your top customers?

What are the different services you provide to customers of different sizes?

What is your repeat business rate for businesses in my industry and how does that compare to your overall rates?

Geographic Coverage & Timeliness

What industries do you primarily provide services for?

Does your company provide services on a national level or on a local level?

How often do you experience problems with the timeliness of transactions as a result of travel distances? What is your on-time service delivery rate?

How have your systems and processes changed to improve timeliness?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should outline their maximum contract spend.

Buyers should stipulate payment terms.

Buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report to determine how much they should pay to have each container inspected.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate the experience and qualifications of the hazardous waste disposal vendor.

Buyers should make sure that the vendor has the capacity to meet the buyer's requirements, including frequency, volume and type of material collection.

Buyers should evaluate any additional costs, such as emergency pickup fees.

For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers can refer to the Buying-Decision Scorecard in this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should outline the proposal due date.

Buyers should state the date of the first collection.

Buyers should include any other benchmark dates, such as reviews.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Hazardous waste disposal services have been subject to a moderate level of supply chain risk during the past three years. Moderate supply chain risk means that there is a greater likelihood of disruptions or changes to supplier operations, which can negatively impact buyer power by causing delays or higher costs.... Subscribe to learn more.