Recycling & Dismantling


recycling and dismantling

Western National’s recycling and dismantling insurance team approaches your work and property risks with the same high level of care and attention you offer your clients.

Our customizable program offers a variety of coverages and services to fit your unique insurance needs.

Supplemental Application

Recycling & Dismantling Supplemental Application (PDF)

Available Coverages

  • Cargo
  • Commercial Auto Liability / Physical Damage
  • Crime
  • Employee Benefit Liability
  • Employer’s Practices Liability (EPL)
  • Equipment Breakdown
  • General Liability
  • Inland Marine (outside only)
  • Limited Property coverage is available – contact Underwriting for information
  • Umbrella
  • Workers’ Compensation


Western National seeks to insure recycling and dismantling operations that meet the following guidelines:

  • Metal recyclers and wholesalers
  • Operations that take in and process commercial and large consumer metal scrap, industrial metal scrap, and other metal materials
  • Operations that break up, sort, shred, bale, and wholesale scrap iron and steel with the use of processing equipment such as cranes, hydraulic shears, and baling equipment
  • Auto dismantlers / salvage yard
  • Private passenger and commercial auto salvage and dismantling operations both for scrap metal and parts sale
  • Document shredding operations
  • Document collection, destruction / shredding, and bailing operations