Waste Business Journal - Prodcuts & Services

By: Waste Business Journal  09-12-2011
Keywords: Waste Management, Waste Disposal, industry

Waste Business Journal Products & Services

What we do

In short: we gather important waste industry information and try to make sense of it to make your job easier and more effective.

Our researchers gather data from a wide variety of sources the most important of which are our own custom market surveys that then becomes the basis of our proprietary services and products. Our nearly twenty years of experience informs both our research and our analysis.

WBJ researchers survey a wide variety of waste processing and disposal operations across the country and in Canada to collect detailed, time-series information. Among many things we ask are what types of waste are handled, how much is accepted, what is charged for the material or how much paid for the commodity, what types of equipment are employed, market area served, operating and remaining capacity, who owns and operates the facility, and much more.

We also research the federal agencies and the various state regulatory agencies for the data they gather and sometimes publish. To better understand important industry issues and key trends, we research a wide variety of various news and industry sources, published research, consulting studies, and other reports.

The directory comes in a variety of formats that includes both a hardcopy as well as various electronic files. Those include an Excel spreadsheet and an Acrobat file such as the samples included, a database file, individual acrobat files for each of the state maps, and mapping shape files. ($1595, includes one year of periodic updates, usually every 6 weeks).

Waste Business Journal offers a wide range of services from customized consulting projects for individual companies to multi-client studies on timely industry topics. Our industry experts provide detailed, consistent, integrated analysis across product lines and geographic regions. We often combine our analysis with a comprehensive historical perspective. With hundreds of clients, Waste Business Journal is recognized as a premier source for economic data and analysis of the waste management industry. Our waste disposal research has been cited in several national publications, including the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Economist, and many others.

Over the years, Waste Business Journal has gained considerable expertise in helping commercial environmental service firms make decisions about developing and expanding or discontinuing environmental ventures. Our years of experience gives dimension to our analysis the variety of business, policy, regulatory, and technology issues that affect the industry.

Our goal with clients:

  • Help clients to understand alternatives as well as to define the questions.
  • Help clients to understand particular markets.
  • Forecast expected revenue streams based on dynamic market conditions and internally developed economic models.
  • Forecast associated costs of various disposal options based on client criteria.

In general, our customized research and consulting to clients can be categorized as follows.

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Business Journal, industry, Waste Disposal, Waste Management,