The 1H13 public company reported data and the Waste360/Wunderlich solid waste surveys clearly support the observation that solid waste industry fundamentals continue to steadily improve. Recall that the first survey (available in the April issue or on waste360.com) captured a wide baseline of information across all aspects of the industry. In the second survey (available in the June issue and on waste360.com) we pursued a trend revealed in the first that industry automation (specifically i
Hauler Confidential, Q3 2013
• This survey, in combination with its two predecessors, indicates a more favorable pricing environment for small containers and suggests that the solid waste market is nearing a pivot point on service interval changes. • Several trends support pushing commercial pricing and pushing it at higher rates of change. • Survey data suggests that excess roll-off trucks and containers have been pulled back into service and that demand remains strong.