NAICS 5 Digit Industry 56299

Industry 56299

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 56299 – All Other Waste Management Services

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 56299: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in waste management services (except waste collection, waste treatment and disposal, remediation, operation of materials recovery facilities, and waste management consulting services).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Code 56299

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Beach cleaning and maintenance services
  • Pumping (i.e., cleaning) cesspools, portable toilets, or septic tanks
  • Cesspool cleaning services
  • Sewer cleaning and rodding services
  • Portable toilet renting and/or servicing
  • Sewer or storm basin cleanout services

Cross-References for NAICS Code 56299

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 56299. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Collecting and/or hauling waste within a local area–are classified in Industry 56211, Waste Collection;
  • Long-distance trucking of waste–are classified in Industry 48423, Specialized Freight (except Used Goods) Trucking, Long-Distance;
  • Operating treatment or disposal facilities (except sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities) for waste– are classified in Industry 56221, Waste Treatment and Disposal;
  • Collecting, treating, and disposing waste through sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities–are classified in Industry 22132, Sewage Treatment Facilities;
  • Remediation and cleanup of contaminated buildings, mine sites, soil, or ground water–are classified in Industry 56291, Remediation Services;
  • Operating facilities for separating and sorting recyclable materials from nonhazardous waste streams (i.e., garbage) or where commingled recyclable materials, such as paper, plastics, and metal cans are sorted into distinct categories–are classified in Industry 56292, Materials Recovery Facilities;
  • Installing septic tanks–are classified in Industry 23891, Site Preparation Contractors; and
  • Providing waste management consulting services, such as developing remedial action plans–are classified in Industry 54162, Environmental Consulting Services.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 56299

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 56299. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Beach maintenance and cleaning services
  • Catch basin cleaning services
  • Cesspool cleaning services
  • Grease trap cleaning
  • Portable toilet pumping (i.e., cleaning) services
  • Portable toilet renting and/or servicing
  • Pumping (i.e., cleaning) cesspools and septic tanks
  • Pumping (i.e., cleaning) portable toilets
  • Septic tank cleaning services
  • Septic tank pumping (i.e., cleaning) services
  • Sewer cleaning and rodding services
  • Sewer cleanout services
  • Storm basin cleanout services
  • Tank cleaning and disposal services, commercial or industrial
  • Tank cleaning services, septic
  • Toilet renting and/or servicing, portable
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 56: Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
    • Subsector 562: Waste Management and Remediation Services
      • Industry Group 5629: Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
        • Industry 56299: All Other Waste Management Services (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562991: Septic Tank and Related Services
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 562998: All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services

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