The occupation code you requested, 51-9199.01 (Recycling and Reclamation Workers), is no longer in use. In the future, please use 53-7062.04 (Recycling and Reclamation Workers) instead.
Prepare and sort materials or products for recycling. Identify and remove hazardous substances. Dismantle components of products such as appliances.
Sample of reported job titles:
Bobcat Driver, Box Sorter, Convenience Recycle Center Technician (Convenience Recycle Center Tech), Deconstruction and Decontamination Waste Operations Specialist (D and D Waste Operations Specialist), Non-Ferrous Material Handler, Sort Line Worker, Sorter, Transfer Station Operator
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022 wage data
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