2922 Waste Remediation and Materials Recovery Services

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

2922 Waste Remediation and Materials Recovery Services

This class consists of units mainly engaged in the remediation and clean up of contaminated buildings and mine sites, mine reclamation activities, removal of hazardous material such as asbestos and lead paint and other toxic material abatement. This class also includes units mainly engaged in providing materials recovery and sorting services.

Primary activities

  • Asbestos removal service
  • Hazardous material removal
  • Lead paint abatement service
  • Materials recovery station operation
  • Materials separating and sorting operation
  • Mine reclamation
  • Remediation service, environmental
  • Toxic material abatement
  • Waste remediation


Units mainly engaged in

  • operating sewerage or drainage systems or sewage treatment plants are included in Class 2812 Sewerage and Drainage Services;
  • portable toilet renting are included in Class 2911 Solid Waste Collection Services;
  • providing cleaning services are included in Class 7311 Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services;
  • cutting peat as a result of overburden from brown coal are included in Class 0600 Coal Mining; and
  • undertaking mine site preparation and removal of overburden done on contract or fee are included in Class 3212 Site Preparation Services.
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