Waste Management Franchise Opportunities

Operate a Franchise and Help Your Local Community in your area

Do you have a go-getter spirit and have dreamed of venturing into the Waste Management industry in your area? A franchise may be the perfect match where the Waste Management industry intersects with business ownership. This provids the perfect opportunity to start a business for many potential entrepreneurs. As you consider purchasing a new Waste Management-based franchise in your area, there are a few items to consider.

What Precisely is a Franchise in the Service Sector?

Not all Waste Management company chains are independently owned. The situation could be that, even though a Waste Management business is globally recognized, it can be corporate-owned and run by company employees. A franchise is awarded, and owners are independent and purchase the rights to open and operate their own business.

The franchise owner pays a percentage to the head office as part of the agreement. In exchange, corporate has branding characteristics and handles the marketing, education, conferences, and problem-solving for all its independently owned locations.

What Franchises in the Waste Management Industry Are Available?

Some can be very specific in their offerings like residential only or just commercial while other Waste Management franchises operate in both sectors. Prior to choosing a specific brand in the Waste Management industry, we can help you determine what will succeed in your area and fill a hole in the local market.

  • Landscaping
  • Gutter Cleaning & Repair
  • Restoration Companies
  • Pest Control
  • HVAC Technicians
  • Painters
  • Window-Washers
  • Movers
  • And More

Franchise Grade helps assist you in narrowing down all the options and creating a profile of the local economy to help you in choosing the best Waste Management franchises. Market analysis may show that the locals will be in full support. Understanding issues like your area's average median household income, what other Waste Management franchises are operating in your area and how they do business will help you determine what Waste Management franchises to open.

We Help You Pick What Kind of Service-Related Franchises to Purchase in your area

With some directed help from us, you can find Waste Management-related franchises to fit the bill in your area.

With 14 franchise systems, there are several great business opportunities that fit your investment range.
Sector Report
Sample research stats taken from our data in the Waste Management sector
Initial Investment

What does it cost to get into the Waste Management sector?

The average investment in the Waste Management sector is $180,739. But, that doesn’t tell the whole story. There's a striking difference between the average and median.

Of all Waste Management franchises, 7 have an investment lower than $153,631. The average initial investment is skewed because the most expensive franchise in this sector is $359,075.

When looking at franchise opportunities make sure you examine brands within your investment range. Search below for Waste Management investments that fit your financial criteria. If you're not sure what you can afford, fill out our Franchise Affordability Calculator.

Initial Investment
$359,075 Highest
$100,650 Lowest
Figure 1: Initial Investment required for a franchise in the Waste Management sector
Financial Transparency
Provides Item 19 Data
Figure 2: 71% of franchises in this sector have Item 19 in their FDD.
Discloses Expense Data
Figure 3: Of franchises with an Item 19, 80% disclose expense data

How much can I make in the Waste Management sector?

How much money you can make from a Waste Management franchise depends on several factors, including location and demand for your services.

One way to predict your profit potential is to evaluate the financial performance representations provided by a franchisor in Item 19 of their Franchise Disclosure Document. Franchisors are not required to disclose this information, some are more transparent than others.

In the Waste Management sector, 71% disclose a financial performance representation. Of those, only 80% disclose some type of expense data on its franchisee operations.

Unlock our Waste Management Sector Report to learn which franchises are profitable.

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