NAICS Code 56 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

Industry

Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

Description

The Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services sector comprises establishments performing routine support activities for the day-to-day operations of other organizations. These essential activities are often undertaken in-house by establishments in many sectors of the economy. The establishments in this sector specialize in one or more of these support activities and provide these services to clients in a variety of industries and, in some cases, to households. 

The administrative and management activities performed by establishments in this sector are typically on a contract or fee basis. These activities may also be performed by establishments that are part of the company or enterprise.

Cross References

Establishments involved in administering, overseeing, and managing other establishments of the company or enterprise are classified in Sector 55, Management of Companies and Enterprises. Establishments in Sector 55 normally undertake the strategic and organizational planning and decision making role of the company or enterprise. Government establishments engaged in administering, overseeing, and managing governmental programs are classified in Sector 92, Public Administration.

Illustrative Examples

Office administration

Hiring and placing of personnel

Document preparation and similar clerical services

Solicitation

Collection

Security and surveillance services

Cleaning

Waste disposal services

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