NAICS Code 56211 - Waste Collection

Industry Sector

Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

Total Companies


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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.


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 56211 - Waste Collection that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: