NAICS Code 562998

NAICS 562998

NAICS Code 562998 – All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services

Definition of NAICS Code 562998: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing waste management services (except waste collection, waste treatment and disposal, remediation, operation of materials recovery facilities, septic tank pumping and related services, and waste management consulting services).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 562998

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • Beach cleaning and maintenance services
  • Sewer or storm basin cleanout services
  • Catch basin cleaning services
  • Tank cleaning and disposal services, commercial or industrial
  • Sewer cleaning and rodding services

Cross Reference Guide for Code 562998

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. 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 NAICS 484230, 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 NAICS 221320, Sewage Treatment Facilities;
  • The remediation and cleanup of contaminated buildings, mine sites, soil, or ground water–are classified in Industry NAICS 562910, Remediation Services;
  • Operating facilities for separating and sorting recyclable materials from nonhazardous waste streams (i.e., garbage) or for sorting commingled recyclable materials, such as paper, plastics, and metal cans, into distinct categories–are classified in Industry NAICS 562920, Materials Recovery Facilities;
  • Pumping (i.e., cleaning) cesspools, portable toilets, and septic tanks or renting portable toilets–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 562991, Septic Tank and Related Services; and
  • Providing waste management consulting services, such as developing remedial action plans–are classified in Industry NAICS 541620, Environmental Consulting Services.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 562998

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 this classification. 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
  • Grease trap cleaning
  • Sewer cleaning and rodding services
  • Sewer cleanout services
  • Storm basin cleanout services
  • Tank cleaning and disposal services, commercial or industrial
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 562998

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 9402NAICS 562998
  • CA WC: 9402, 9426, 9403
  • DE WC: 601, 992, 995
  • PA WC: 601, 992, 995
  • MI WC: 9402
  • NJ WC: 9402, 6039, 9402
  • NY WC: 9402
  • WY WC: 562998
  • GL: 99310, 98813, 99303
  • SIC: 4959

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 562998 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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
  • 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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