NAICS CODE 56211 - Waste Collection

Industry Sector

Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

Total Companies

9,238

Est. Employment

206,126

Description

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.

Cross-References

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: