SIC Industry Description

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 TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
5093Scrap and Waste Materials6,456
509300Scrap and waste materials2,039
50930000Scrap and waste materials2,039
509301Waste paper and cloth materials399
50930100Waste paper and cloth materials37
50930101Bag reclaiming2
50930102Boxes, waste13
50930103Fur cuttings and scraps8
50930104Textile waste37
50930105Waste paper216
50930106Waste rags86
509302Metal scrap and waste materials2,565
50930200Metal scrap and waste materials945
50930201Ferrous metal scrap and waste1,442
50930202Nonferrous metals scrap153
50930203Wire and cable scrap25
509399Scrap and waste materials, nec1,453
50939901Automotive wrecking for scrap697
50939902Barrels and drums35
50939903Bottles, waste21
50939904Junk and scrap479
50939905Oil, waste73
50939906Plastics scrap102
50939907Rubber scrap22
50939909Lumber scrap20