Refuse workers collect, process and recycle garbage from buildings, yards, streets and other public places, or keep streets and other public places clean.
Tasks performed usually include: collecting, loading and unloading garbage; sweeping streets, parks and other public places; sorting and recycling garbage such as paper, glass, plastic or aluminium.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:
9611 Garbage and Recycling Collectors
9612 Refuse Sorters
9613 Sweepers and Related Labourers