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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3.1 code 90


  • Section: O - Other community, social and personal service activities
  • Division: 90 - Sewage and refuse disposal, sanitation and similar activities


This Division is divided into the following Groups:

  • 900 - Sewage and refuse disposal, sanitation and similar activities

Explanatory note

This division includes:
- collection and treatment of household and industrial waste, not for a further use in an industrial manufacturing process, but with the aim of disposal and resulting in a product with little or no value.

This division also includes:
- other activities such as street cleaning and snow removal etc.

This division excludes:
- processing of waste and scrap and other articles into secondary raw material fit for direct use in an industrial manufacturing process, see 3710 and 3720
- wholesale (purchase and sale) in waste and scrap, including collecting, sorting, packing, dealing etc., but without a real transformation process, see 5149

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