Biomedical waste includes waste generated by hospitals and/or medical laboratories such as discarded blood, sharps, unwanted microbiological cultures and stocks, identifiable body parts, other human or animal tissues, used bandages and dressings, discarded gloves, other medical supplies that may have been in contact with blood and body fluids, packaging, unused bandages, infusion kits, etc., as well as waste containing biomolecules or organisms that are restricted from environmental release. The biomedical waste management services market has been categorized into three major segments, namely, collection, processing and disposal, on the basis of activity type. The biomedical waste generated during various healthcare activities such as diagnosis, treatment, immunization, research and pharmaceutical manufacturing is considered as medical waste. Millions of tons of medical waste are produced every year in various healthcare settings (hospitals, clinics, clinical laboratories, dentist offices, veterinary centers, drug manufacturing facilities and research centers) across the globe.
The global biomedical waste management services market report estimates the market size (Revenue US$ million – 2014 to 2021) and composition of this market on based on medical services (collection, disposal and processing); and small and large quantity waste generators and forecasts growth trends (CAGR% – 2017 to 2021).
The global biomedical waste management services market segmentation is based on geography (regional and country based). The global biomedical waste management services market report also provides the detailed market landscape (market drivers, restraints, opportunities), market attractiveness analysis and profiles of major competitors in the global market including company overview, financial snapshot, key products, technologies and services offered, and recent developments. The global biomedical waste management services market research report is divided by geography (regional and country based) into North America (U.S., Canada), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of LA), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of EU), Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC), and Rest of the World.
Major players operating in the global biomedical waste management services market and included in this report are Stericycle, Inc., Waste Management, Inc., Republic Services, Inc., Veolia Environnement SA, Suez Environnement SA, US Ecology, Inc. and Clean Harbors, Inc.