NAICS Code Description

562212 - Solid Waste Landfill

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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.
Index Entries for 562212
562212562212562212Dumps, nonhazardous solid waste (e.g., trash)
562212562212562212Garbage disposal landfills
562212562212562212Garbage dumps
562212562212562212Refuse collecting and operating solid waste landfills
562212562212562212Refuse disposal landfills
562212562212562212Rubbish disposal landfills
562212562212562212Sanitary landfills
562212562212562212Sludge disposal sites
562212562212562212Solid waste landfills combined with collection and/or local hauling of nonhazardous waste materials
562212562212562212Solid waste landfills, nonhazardous
562212562212562212Trash disposal landfills
562212562212562212Waste disposal landfills, nonhazardous solid

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 562212 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Waste Connections Us IncThe WoodlandsTX
PSC Holdings II LPHoustonTX
Waste Connections Nebraska IncOneillNE
Recology IncSan FranciscoCA
Rumpke Waste IncCincinnatiOH
Chambers Development CompanyHoustonTX
Casella Waste Systems IncRutlandVT
Waste Industries LLCRaleighNC
Allied Waste Systems IncPhoenixAZ
Waste Management Michigan IncWixomMI