NAICS Code Description

562920 - Materials Recovery Facilities

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 562920 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Veolia Envmtl Svcs N Amer CorpSA Recycling LLC
Cascades New York IncRumpke Cnsld Companies Inc
Waste Management Texas IncSafety-Kleen Systems Inc
Alter Trading CorporationFerrous Processing and Trdg Co
Covanta Energy LLCSynagro Technologies Inc

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) operating facilities for separating and sorting recyclable materials from nonhazardous waste streams (i.e., garbage) and/or (2) operating facilities where commingled recyclable materials, such as paper, plastics, used beverage cans, and metals, are sorted into distinct categories.


  • Establishments primarily engaged in merchant wholesaling automotive, industrial, and other recyclable materials are classified in Industry 423930, Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers.
Index Entries for 562920
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562920562920562920Recyclable materials recovery facilities
562920562920562920Removal of recyclable materials from a waste stream
562920562920562920Waste recovery facilities