Oh, not too mention as resources and space become more scarce, and as nimbyism spreads and spreads recycling will become more and more valuable - necessary even. Also, if you squeezed out all the monetary numbers involved with making our trash go away, you'll probably find that traditional trash disposal is subsidized at a much greater rate than reuse/recycling industries.
No one wants a dump in their backyard, or down the street from the playground or even off the highway as their so fricken ugly. Already landfills and incinerators are having to move further and further away from their source, increasing transportation costs and of course increasing levels of all that nice diesel exhaust heading into the atmosphere.
The traditional waste disposal infrastructure is incredibly inefficient. As cradle to grave manufacturing becomes the norm it will necessitate that products have a second or even third use.
In fact, if anyone wants to get into a lucrative business, find a way to get good clean reuse out of an abundant waste stream.