NAICS Code Description

562111 Solid Waste Collection

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) collecting and/or hauling nonhazardous solid waste (i.e., garbage) within a local area; (2) operating nonhazardous solid waste transfer stations; and (3) collecting and/or hauling mixed recyclable materials within a local area.
Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Long-distance trucking of waste--are classified in Industry 484230, Specialized Freight (except Used Goods) Trucking, Long-Distance;
  • Collecting and/or hauling in combination with disposal of nonhazardous waste materials--are classified in Industry 56221, Waste Treatment and Disposal;
  • Collecting and/or hauling hazardous waste within a local area and/or operating hazardous waste transfer stations--are classified in U.S. Industry 562112, Hazardous Waste Collection;
  • Collecting and removing debris, such as brush or rubble, within a local area--are classified in U.S. Industry 562119, Other Waste Collection; and
  • 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, into distinct categories--are classified in Industry 562920, Materials Recovery Facilities.
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562111   562111   562111   Ash collection services
562111   562111   562111   Ash hauling, local
562111   562111   562111   Garbage collection services
562111   562111   562111   Garbage hauling, local
562111   562111   562111   Garbage pick-up services
562111   562111   562111   Recyclable material collection services
562111   562111   562111   Recyclable material hauling, local
562111   562111   562111   Refuse collection services
562111   562111   562111   Refuse hauling, local
562111   562111   562111   Rubbish (i.e., nonhazardous solid waste) hauling, local
562111   562111   562111   Rubbish collection services
562111   562111   562111   Trash collection services
562111   562111   562111   Trash hauling, local
562111   562111   562111   Waste collection services, nonhazardous solid
562111   562111   562111   Waste hauling, local, nonhazardous solid
562111   562111   562111   Waste transfer stations, nonhazardous solid

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