562212 Solid Waste Landfill

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) operating landfills for the disposal of nonhazardous solid waste or (2) the combined activity of collecting and/or hauling nonhazardous waste materials within a local area and operating landfills for the disposal of nonhazardous solid waste. These establishments may produce byproducts, such as methane.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Operating treatment and/or disposal facilities for hazardous waste--are classified in U.S. Industry 562211, Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal;
  • Operating combustors and incinerators for the disposal of nonhazardous solid waste--are classified in U.S. Industry 562213, Solid Waste Combustors and Incinerators;
  • Collecting, treating, and disposing waste through sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities--are classified in Industry 221320, Sewage Treatment Facilities;
  • Operating nonhazardous waste treatment and disposal facilities (except landfills, combustors, incinerators, and sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities)--are classified in U.S. Industry 562219, Other Nonhazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal; and
  • Manufacturing compost--are classified in U.S. Industry 325314, Fertilizer (Mixing Only) Manufacturing.
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562212 562212 562212  Dumps, nonhazardous solid waste (e.g., trash)
562212 562212 562212  Garbage disposal landfills
562212 562212 562212  Garbage dumps
562212 562212 562212  Landfills
562212 562212 562212  Refuse collecting and operating solid waste landfills
562212 562212 562212  Refuse disposal landfills
562212 562212 562212  Rubbish disposal landfills
562212 562212 562212  Sanitary landfills
562212 562212 562212  Sludge disposal sites
562212 562212 562212  Solid waste landfills combined with collection and/or local hauling of nonhazardous waste materials
562212 562212 562212  Solid waste landfills, nonhazardous
562212 562212 562212  Trash disposal landfills
562212 562212 562212  Waste disposal landfills, nonhazardous solid