NAICS Code 56211 - Waste Collection
Industry SectorAdministrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) collecting and/or hauling hazardous waste, nonhazardous waste, and/or recyclable materials within a local area and/or (2) operating hazardous or nonhazardous waste transfer stations. Hazardous waste collection establishments may be responsible for the identification, treatment, packaging, and labeling of waste for the purposes of transport.
- Long-distance trucking of waste: classified in NAICS Code - 48423 - Specialized Freight (except Used Goods) Trucking, Long-Distance.
- 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 NAICS Code - 56292 - Materials Recovery Facilities.
- Collecting and/or hauling in combination with disposal of waste materials: classified in NAICS Code - 56221 - Waste Treatment and Disposal..