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 Materials7,319
509300Scrap and waste materials2,411
50930000Scrap and waste materials2,411
509301Waste paper and cloth materials530
50930100Waste paper and cloth materials40
50930101Bag reclaiming5
50930102Boxes, waste18
50930103Fur cuttings and scraps9
50930104Textile waste40
50930105Waste paper277
50930106Waste rags141
509302Metal scrap and waste materials2,644
50930200Metal scrap and waste materials1,291
50930201Ferrous metal scrap and waste1,072
50930202Nonferrous metals scrap254
50930203Wire and cable scrap27
509399Scrap and waste materials, nec1,734
50939901Automotive wrecking for scrap934
50939902Barrels and drums46
50939903Bottles, waste26
50939904Junk and scrap440
50939905Oil, waste127
50939906Plastics scrap115
50939907Rubber scrap22
50939908Scavengering5
50939909Lumber scrap19