Looking for growth stocks in unusual places

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DBS estimated in 2018 that hazardous waste treatment operating capacity was less than 20 per cent of actual waste generated, leaving significant room for growth in treatment.

This sector also has large barriers to entry - besides technology, only select companies have relationships with local governments enabling them to secure prime sites at industrial areas.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 19, 2020, with the headline Looking for growth stocks in unusual places. Subscribe