2921 Waste Treatment and Disposal Services

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

2921 Waste Treatment and Disposal Services

This class consists of units mainly engaged in the treatment or disposal of solid, liquid and other waste types (including hazardous). Also, included are units mainly engaged in operating landfills, combustors, incinerators, compost dumps and other treatment facilities (except sewage treatment facilities), including waste transfer stations.

Primary activities

  • Garbage disposal service
  • Hazardous waste treatment or disposal service
  • Operating landfills
  • Operating other waste treatment facilities
  • Rubbish dump or tip operation
  • Sanitary disposal service
  • Septic tank pumping or cleaning service (except repairs and maintenance)


Units mainly engaged in

  • operating sewerage or drainage systems or sewage treatment plants are included in Class 2812 Sewerage and Drainage Services; and
  • repair and maintenance of septic tanks are included in Class 3231 Plumbing Services.
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