North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2017 Version 2.0
562 - Waste management and remediation services
This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing waste management services, such as waste collection, treatment and disposal services; environmental remediation services; and septic tank pumping services. Material recovery facilities are also included.
- establishments that use recyclable materials as inputs to a manufacturing process (See 31-33 Manufacturing)
- wholesalers of recyclable materials, including those engaged in the grinding of plastic or recovery of rubber from tires without further processing (See 4181 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers)
5621 - Waste collectionUS
This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in collecting and hauling non-hazardous or hazardous waste within a local area. Establishments engaged in hazardous waste collection may be responsible for treating and packaging the waste for transport. Waste transfer stations are also included.
5622 - Waste treatment and disposalUS
This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating land fill sites, incinerators, or other treatment or disposal facilities for non-hazardous or hazardous waste. Establishments that integrate the collection, treatment and disposal of waste are also included.
5629 - Remediation and other waste management servicesUS
This industry group comprises establishments, not classified to any other industry group, primarily engaged in waste management activities, such as the remediation and clean-up of contaminated sites, the operation of material recovery facilities, and the cleaning of septic tanks.
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