NAICS Code Description

56221 - Waste Treatment and Disposal

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This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) operating waste treatment or disposal facilities (except sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities) or (2) the combined activity of collecting and/or hauling of waste materials within a local area and operating waste treatment or disposal facilities. Waste combustors or incinerators (including those that may produce byproducts, such as electricity), solid waste landfills, and compost dumps are included in this industry.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Collecting, treating, and disposing waste through sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities--are classified in Industry 22132, Sewage Treatment Facilities; and
  • Manufacturing compost--are classified in Industry 32531, Fertilizer Manufacturing.

NAICS Codes that fall under 56221 - Waste Treatment and Disposal

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 56221 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Waste Management IncHoustonTX
Allied Waste Industries LLCPhoenixAZ
Energysolutions IncSalt Lake CityUT
Stericycle IncBannockburnIL
Waste Connections Us IncThe WoodlandsTX
Allied Waste North America LLCPhoenixAZ
Clean Harbors IncNorwellMA
Browning-Ferris Industries LLCPhoenixAZ
BFI Waste Systems N Amer IncPhoenixAZ
PSC Holdings II LPHoustonTX