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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Solid Waste Collection & 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 Solid Waste Collection & Disposal Services?

What is the average price of Solid Waste Collection & Disposal Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Solid Waste Collection & 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 Solid Waste Collection & 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 Solid Waste Collection & 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 Solid Waste Collection & 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 Solid Waste Collection & 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 ?

The top four suppliers of solid waste collection and disposal services account for less than 50.0% of market revenue in 2021, indicating a medium level of market share concentration. Market share concentration has been increasing steadily in the past three years on the back of rising merger and acquisition activity.... 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 pickup times decided?

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

Are fees applied when requests are made to change pickup dates?

How have your operations changed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic?

What measures will be taken if one of your employees contracts the coronavirus?


How long has your company been involved with solid waste collection and disposal?

How many clients does your company currently serve?

What are your renewal and repeat business rates for businesses in my industry and how do they compare to your overall rates?

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

Customer Support

What factors do you use to determine which customers to provide services to?

How do you differentiate your services for small, midsize and large customers?

What are the different services you provide to customers with diverse operating processes?

What type of disposal methods do you use?

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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 waste collection 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 consult 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?

The supply chain for solid waste collection and disposal presents a moderate level of risk. Fuel dealers are one of the market's key upstream suppliers due to suppliers' reliance on fuel to power the vehicles that collect and dispose of solid waste materials. Fuel dealers pose a high level of... Subscribe to learn more.