The balance of power in the North American waste market is always shifting thanks to fervent merger and acquisition activity. As such, being able to get a snapshot of the industry’s largest haulers helps offer perspective on the market for a given point in time.

The editors of Waste Today compiled the Top 50 Haulers List by combing through public records, sending a survey to companies in the publication’s database, soliciting feedback via the publication’s website and e-newsletter, and speaking with industry analysts. Rankings are based on the largest revenues of 2019.