Recycling: A smoking gun

The waste management and recycling industry has many problems. To an outsider, it is smelly, dirty and full of giant rats scampering over enormous mounds of rubbish. To those working inside the sector and on the insurer side, there is a more pressing problem to take up their time - how to make sure warehouses and areas used to store recyclate material stop catching fire so they can be properly insured.

Post's article focuses on how insurers can improve performance when underwriting waste management and recycling risks by mapping risks, encouraging clients to invest in fire prevention strategies and being more selective about risks.