NAICS Code 56221 Waste Treatment and Disposal

Industry

Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) operating waste treatment or disposal facilities (except sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities) or (2) the combined activity of collecting and/or hauling of waste materials within a local area and operating waste treatment or disposal facilities. Waste combustors or incinerators (including those that may produce byproducts, such as electricity), solid waste landfills, and compost dumps are included in this industry.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Collecting, treating, and disposing waste through sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities: classified in Industry 22132, Sewage Treatment Facilities
  • Manufacturing compost: classified in Industry 32531, Fertilizer Manufacturing.

Industry Leaders