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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 382

Structure   

Hierarchy
  • Section: E - Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
  • Division: 38 - Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities; materials recovery
  • Group: 382 - Waste treatment and disposal

Breakdown:

This Group is divided into the following Classes:

  • 3821 - Treatment and disposal of non-hazardous waste
  • 3822 - Treatment and disposal of hazardous waste

Explanatory note

This group includes the disposal and treatment prior to disposal of various forms of waste by different means, such as waste treatment of organic waste with the aim of disposal; treatment and disposal of toxic live or dead animals and other contaminated waste; treatment and disposal of transition radioactive waste from hospitals, etc.; dumping of refuse on land or in water; burial or ploughing-under of refuse; disposal of used goods such as refrigerators to eliminate harmful waste; disposal of waste by incineration or combustion.
Included is also the generation of electricity resulting from waste incineration processes.


This group excludes:
- treatment and disposal of wastewater, see 3700





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