NAICS Code Description

56211 - Waste Collection

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 56211 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Waste Management IncRecology Inc
Republic Services IncWca Waste Corporation
Waste Connections Us IncWaste Pro Usa Inc
Allied Waste Industries LLCDeffenbaugh Industries Inc
Browning-Ferris Industries LLCWaste Management Arizona Inc

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. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Long-distance trucking of waste--are classified in Industry 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, into distinct categories--are classified in Industry 56292, Materials Recovery Facilities; and
  • Collecting and/or hauling in combination with disposal of waste materials--are classified in Industry 56221, Waste Treatment and Disposal.

NAICS Codes that fall under 56211 - Waste Collection