NAICS Code 562212 Solid Waste Landfill


Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services


This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) operating landfills for the disposal of nonhazardous solid waste or (2) the combined activity of collecting and/or hauling nonhazardous waste materials within a local area and operating landfills for the disposal of nonhazardous solid waste. These establishments may produce byproducts, such as methane.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Operating treatment and/or disposal facilities for hazardous waste: classified in U.S. Industry 562211, Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal
  • Operating combustors and incinerators for the disposal of nonhazardous solid waste: classified in U.S. Industry 562213, Solid Waste Combustors and Incinerators
  • Collecting, treating, and disposing waste through sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities: classified in Industry 221320, Sewage Treatment Facilities
  • Operating nonhazardous waste treatment and disposal facilities (except landfills, combustors, incinerators, and sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities): classified in U.S. Industry 562219, OtherNonhazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal
  • Manufacturing compost: classified in U.S. Industry 325314, Fertilizer (Mixing Only) Manufacturing.

Industries Included

  • Dumps, nonhazardous solid waste (e.g., trash)
  • Garbage disposal landfills
  • Garbage dumps
  • Landfills
  • Refuse collecting and operating solid waste landfills
  • Refuse disposal landfills
  • Rubbish disposal landfills
  • Sanitary landfills
  • Sludge disposal sites
  • Solid waste landfills combined with collection and/or local hauling of nonhazardous waste materials
  • Solid waste landfills, nonhazardous
  • Trash disposal landfills
  • Waste disposal landfills, nonhazardous solid

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Total Companies:10956

Est. Employment:142716

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