C&D Recycler Insurance

CDRA has secured preferred rates with Apollo General Insurance Agency and Assurance Insurance Agency for all current CDRA Recycler members. Please contact Apollo General or Assurance for more information.

Apollo General

Apollo General was formed in 1965 as an independent insurance agency with the goal to write like, kind and similar accounts that could benefit from the expanded coverage, stable market and premiums afforded to members of a National Insurance Program (NIP). Apollo has stayed the course and today offers several insurance Programs specifically tailored for Specialty Contractors including its Construction & Debris Recycling Program. Backed by Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company an “A” Rated “Excellent” member of the Allianz Group, Apollo’s C&D Primary Insurance Program was designed with the CDRA Members as its core with broadened coverage and a variety of products including: General Liability, Auto, Property, Equipment, Fidelity and Crime Coverages. CDRA Member Programs for Excess, Pollution, Workers Compensation, Limited Health Benefits, Life, AD&D, Catastrophic Care, Vision, Dental and more have also been secured by Apollo General. CDRA Members will benefit from expanded coverages including the ability to purchase a $5MM per job aggregate, blanket additional insured wording, defense coverage outside the limits, silica (dust) property damage and much more. CDRA Members may work directly with Apollo General who is licensed in most States or your current insurance broker may contact Apollo General as a Managing General Underwriter. Information regarding CDRA Member Insurance Programs may be obtained by clicking on the CDRA logo at the Apollo General website: or by contacting Bob Elster at or 1-800-624-5829.

Appollo brochure


Assurance is among the largest and most awarded independent insurance brokerages in the U.S.  A “Top 50” broker and repeated national “Best Place to Work” winner, Assurance creates value by minimizing risk and maximizing health for 6,000 businesses and individuals across the country. Assurance is headquartered in Schaumburg, IL with centralized office locations in Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO. Assurance serves recycling & waste businesses nationally.

 With access to over 40 insurance carriers engaged in the Recycling, Waste and Energy industries, we can obtain best in industry options for coverage and industry experience.  We provide a focus on Total Cost of Risk and provide risk services to help our clients reduce risk, improve safety and minimize insurance costs.

Assurance was founded in 1961, now with over 350 employees, we provide Business Insurance, Health Insurance, Surety & Financial Services to the Recycling & Waste industry and 11 other industry segments.

We minimize risk for our clients by providing strategic risk management support. Our risk management team supports our recycling clients through:

  • Safety Advocacy
  • Claims Advocacy
  • Wellness Programs
  • In-House Risk Transfer Team
  • Financial Analytics
  • On-Line risk management portal

Assurance has created several risk management tools specific to the C&D Recycling industry including the CDRA safety manual and safety training programs. 

For more information, please contact:
Assurance | Senior Vice President
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Assurance brochure