Industry: 5093—Scrap and Waste Materials
Establishments primarily engaged in assembling, breaking up, sorting, and wholesale distribution of scrap and waste materials. This industry includes auto wreckers engaged in dismantling automobiles for scrap. However, those engaged in dismantling cars for the purpose of selling secondhand parts are classified in Industry 5015.

Automotive wrecking for scrap—wholesaleOil, waste—wholesale
Bag reclaiming—wholesalePlastics scrap—wholesale
Bottles, waste—wholesaleRags—wholesale
Boxes, waste—wholesaleRubber scrap—wholesale
Fur cuttings and scraps—wholesaleScavengering—wholesale
Iron and steel scrap—wholesaleScrap and waste materials—wholesale
Junk and scrap, general line—wholesaleTextile waste—wholesale
Metal waste and scrap—wholesaleWastepaper, including paper recycling—wholesale
Nonferrous metals scrap—wholesaleWiping rags, including washing and reconditioning—wholesale
Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
5093Scrap and Waste Materials7,257
509300Scrap and waste materials2,700
50930000Scrap and waste materials2,700
509301Waste paper and cloth materials504
50930100Waste paper and cloth materials43
50930101Bag reclaiming6
50930102Boxes, waste21
50930103Fur cuttings and scraps8
50930104Textile waste40
50930105Waste paper265
50930106Waste rags121
509302Metal scrap and waste materials2,362
50930200Metal scrap and waste materials1,386
50930201Ferrous metal scrap and waste703
50930202Nonferrous metals scrap247
50930203Wire and cable scrap26
509399Scrap and waste materials, nec1,691
50939901Automotive wrecking for scrap911
50939902Barrels and drums40
50939903Bottles, waste28
50939904Junk and scrap441
50939905Oil, waste119
50939906Plastics scrap106
50939907Rubber scrap22
50939909Lumber scrap19