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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 3811


  • Section: E - Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
  • Division: 38 - Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities; materials recovery
  • Group: 381 - Waste collection
  • Class: 3811 - Collection of non-hazardous waste

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- collection of non-hazardous solid waste (i.e. garbage) within a local area, such as collection of waste from households and businesses by means of refuse bins, wheeled bins, containers etc may include mixed recoverable materials
- collection of recyclable materials
- collection of used cooking oils and fats
- collection of refuse in litter-bins in public places

This class also includes:
- collection of construction and demolition waste
- collection and removal of debris such as brush and rubble
- collection of waste output of textile mills
- operation of waste transfer stations for non-hazardous waste

This class excludes:
- collection of hazardous waste, see 3812
- operation of landfills for the disposal of non-hazardous waste, see 3821
- operation of facilities where commingled recoverable materials such as paper, plastics, etc. are sorted into distinct categories, see 3830

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