NAICS Code 562111 Solid Waste Collection


Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services


This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) collecting and/or hauling nonhazardous solid waste (i.e., garbage) within a local area; (2) operating nonhazardous solid waste transfer stations; and (3) collecting and/or hauling mixed recyclable materials within a local area.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Long-distance trucking of waste: classified in Industry 484230, Specialized Freight (except Used Goods) Trucking, Long-Distance
  • Collecting and/or hauling in combination with disposal of nonhazardous waste materials: classified in Industry 56221, Waste Treatment and Disposal
  • Collecting and/or hauling hazardous waste within a local area and/or operating hazardous waste transfer stations: classified in U.S. Industry 562112, Hazardous Waste Collection
  • Collecting and removing debris, such as brush or rubble, within a local area: classified in U.S. Industry 562119, Other Waste Collection
  • Operating facilities for separating and sorting recyclable materials from nonhazardous waste streams (i.e., garbage) and/or for sorting commingled recyclable materials, such as paper, plastics, and metal cans, intodistinct categories: classified in Industry 562920, Materials Recovery Facilities.

Industries Included

  • Ash collection services
  • Ash hauling, local
  • Garbage collection services
  • Garbage hauling, local
  • Garbage pick-up services
  • Recyclable material collection services
  • Recyclable material hauling, local
  • Refuse collection services
  • Refuse hauling, local
  • Rubbish (i.e., nonhazardous solid waste) hauling, local
  • Rubbish collection services
  • Trash collection services
  • Trash hauling, local
  • Waste collection services, nonhazardous solid
  • Waste hauling, local, nonhazardous solid
  • Waste transfer stations, nonhazardous solid