Market & Industry Research

Decision makers need reliable data and analysis to identify and evaluate options, develop strategies and track progress. Boisson Consulting conducts unbiased research and presents findings in a clear, transparent manner, with strategic and tactical insights to help clients navigate towards their goals.

Sample Projects:

Beverage Container Recycling Cost Analysis
Ed Boisson jointly conducted site visits and analyzed the costs of 60 different facilities that recycle glass, aluminum and plastic, under the Beverage Container Recycling Program administered by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle). (Subcontractor to Crowe-Horwath, LLP)

Texas Recycling Data Initiative
Ed Boisson helped design this first-ever study to document the recycling industry in the State of Texas, and led research on paper, plastic, metals and glass end-use facilities. The final report, prepared for the State of Texas Alliance for Recycling, is available at: (Subcontractor to Burns & McDonnell).

Annual California Scrap Tire Market Studies
Since 2008, Ed Boisson has led research and served as primary author of annual California Scrap Tire Market Reports for the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle). The reports help inform public policy and private businesses involved in California’s tire recycling industry.
Download the latest report.

California Waste and Recycling Infrastructure Project
Ed Boisson managed the contractor team that compiled a complete inventory of waste and recycling facilities in California. The project also involved developing a capacity projection model to analyze the need for new infrastructure under various scenarios.  See the summary CalRecycle’s Facility Information Toolbox Web Page.

Commercial Organics Collection and Processing
Ed Boisson led a review of the initial performance of San Jose’s commercial organics recovery and recycling program to identify opportunities to increase material recovery and quality levels.