Published: Apr, 2019

The global medical waste management market is strong in terms of competition and has intense vendor landscape, said by Transparency Market Research. This is chiefly on the accounts of the occurrence of new companies that are actively functioning in the medical waste management markets. For instance, on February 2018, the  Environment and Climate Change Canada decided to introduce its novel notice processing system, WIETS equivalent system on June 2018. Also, there are some other matured players in the medical waste management markets like  BWS Incorporated, BioMedical Waste Solutions, Daniels Health, LLC., and US Ecology, Inc.

As stated in the report by TMR analysts, the global medical waste management market is estimated to reach US$7.99 bn by the end of the forecast period. Based on type, the market is dominated by non-infectious type of waste category in the United States medical waste management market. This category recorded almost 63% of the revenue share of the global medical waste management market. On the basis of revenue, the United States medical waste management market is projected to gain US$4.92 bn by the end of 2023.


Geographically, North America is leading the medical waste management market on accounts of the highest utilization of biomedical products and technologies, growing old-age population, rising healthcare expenses, strict laws for medical waste management market, and rising awareness for security and safety of the environment and public health. Also, trailed by Europe is holding the second largest market from the recent years in the medical waste management. This is due to rising occurrences of lifestyle and infectious disorders, rising implementation of innovative medical technologies and existence of healthcare waste generators in the economy.

Development in Technological Research Acts as a Boon for the Market

The quickly growing number of the old-age population across the globe primarily drives the global medical waste management market. Furthermore, the growing steps of government institution are the prime aspects for fuelling growth of the global medical waste management market. Keeping aside this factor, development in technological research is among the various aspect that is directly responsible for driving the global medical waste management market.

Growing concerns over using environment friendly and safe waste treatment and management process is expected to boost the medical waste management market in the forthcoming years. Moreover, the rising healthcare sector would produce more medical waste thus, producing prospects for the global market. Furthermore, in-progress R&D in the healthcare sector combined with developing market of Asia Pacific that is projected to open growth prospects for the medical waste management market in the upcoming years.

High Capital Investments Involved For the Equipment to Deter Growth of the Market

The global medical waste management market is rising at a remarkable rate from the past recent years. Although there are, definite factors are expected to hamper growth of the global medical waste management market. Amid of all the necessity of high investments of capital, on the accounts of requirement for new technology machinery and high-value equipment are the prime factors hindering the global medical waste management market. Furthermore, the rising population globally results in a surge in the digit of patients, in turn, giving growth to the quantity of medical waste. Hence, with the growing quantity of medical waste governments globally are taking steps for the medical waste management.

The study presented here is based on a Transparency Market Research report titled “Medical Waste Management Market (Type of Waste - Sharps, Infectious and Pathological Waste, Non-infectious Waste, Radioactive Waste, Pharmaceutical Waste; Service - Collection, Transportation, and Storage, Waste Treatment, Disposal Method) - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2015 - 2023.” 

The global medical waste management market is segmented based on:


  • Sharps
  • Infectious and Pathological Waste
  • Non-infectious Waste
  • Radioactive Waste
  • Pharmaceutical Waste


  • Collection, Transportation, and Storage
  • Waste Treatment
  • Disposal Method


  • Hazardous
  • Non-Hazardous


  • Controlled
  • Uncontrolled

   Substance Generator

  • Hospitals
  • Physician offices
  • Clinical laboratories
  • Manufacturers
  • Reverse Distributors


  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Rest of the World (ROW)
    • Middle East
    • South Africa
    • Russia
    • Rest of ROW

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