Report says global market should reach $34.5 billion by 2018.
The research firm Global Industry Analysts Inc. (GIA), San Jose, Calif., has released a report, “Electronics Recycling: A Global Strategic Business Report,” that looks at the growing global electronics recycling market.
The report finds that, driven by the growing awareness of recycling and environmentally safe waste disposal practices and the enforcement of government regulations, the global market for electronics recycling is expected to reach $34.5 billion by 2018. Along with stricter regulations, the authors of the report also say they expect regulations for managing obsolete electronics to ultimately benefit the recycling sector.
The research report provides an overview of the electronic scrap market, environmental regulations, recycling markets, current market trends, key growth drivers, recent industry activity and profiles of major/niche global market participants. The report also provides annual revenue estimates and projections for the years 2009 through 2018 in value terms for a number of markets.
“Electronics Recycling: A Global Strategic Business Report” also profiles 262 companies, including AERC Recycling Solutions, American Retroworks Inc., Dlubak Glass Co., Eco International, Fortune Plastic & Metal Inc., MBA Polymers Inc., Sims Metal Management Ltd. and UniversalRecyclers.com.