2911 Solid Waste Collection Services

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

2911 Solid Waste Collection Services

This class consists of units mainly engaged in the collection and haulage (except long distance) of domestic, commercial or industrial solid waste (except through sewerage systems). This class also includes units who provide portable toilets, bins and other receptacles for hire to clients as part of a waste collection service.

Primary activities

  • Bin hiring and waste collection service
  • Garbage collection service
  • Hazardous waste, solid, collection service
  • Industrial waste, solid, collection service
  • Metal barrel/skip hiring and waste collection service
  • Night soil collection service
  • Portable toilet hiring and waste collection service
  • Rubbish collection service
  • Solid waste collection service
  • Solid waste haulage service (local)
  • Waste, solid, collection service


Units mainly engaged in

  • operating sewerage or drainage systems or sewage treatment plants are included in Class 2812 Sewerage and Drainage Services;
  • liquid and other waste collection and haulage services are included in Class 2919 Other Waste Collection Services;
  • long distance haulage of waste are included in Division I Transport, Postal and Warehousing; and
  • road sweeping or street cleaning are included in Class 7311 Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services.
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