Variant of NAICS 1997 - Labour Force Survey (LFS) Industries

562920 - Material Recovery Facilities

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating facilities in which recyclable materials are removed from waste, or mixed recyclable materials are sorted into distinct categories and prepared for shipment.

  • Example Activities:

    • Sorting, cleaning, and baling of commingled recyclable materials (except hazardous)
    • Waste recovery facility
    • Materials recovery facility (i.e., sorting recyclable materials)
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