About Us

Established in 1988, Shred-it was one of the first paper shredding companies in the world, and today we've grown to be a global leader, providing secure document destruction service to over 300,000 customers in 170 markets, in 18 different countries.

In 2014, Shred-it merged with Cintas Document Shredding, to create a new company that operates under the Shred-it name. We now employ more than 5,000 associates, and operate a fleet of over 2,000 trucks. Operating for over 25 years, Shred-it continues to focus on delivering solutions to meet the ongoing needs of a diverse customer base, while helping them comply with stringent privacy laws.

  • Tailored document destruction services
  •  Secure destruction of hard drives and electronic media
  •  Extensive healthcare, financial, insurance, government and legal sector experience
  • Security-screened personnel & strict chain-of-custody procedures

Shred-it provides security-trained employees, leading edge technology and secure equipment to protect our customers' confidential information. As the trusted choice of both small businesses and large organizations, Shred-it remains the industry leader servicing sectors including governments, healthcare facilities, universities and colleges, as well as police forces, banks and intelligence agencies.

Our Vision: At Shred-it, we relentlessly pursue success and innovation, driven by the needs of our customers and delivered with the shared energy, ability and commitment of our people.

Our Mission: Shred-it provides our customers peace of mind by delivering unparalleled security and service for the information they value.

Our Values:

  • We believe in leadership that guides and inspires
  • We are committed to maintaining a supportive culture and providing opportunities for growth
  • We are spirited, pro-active people who excel as a team
  • We have a shared focus on company growth
  • We do everything it takes to exceed our customers' expectations

Above all, at Shred-it we act with Integrity, Social Responsibility and Respect.

We’re here to help

As a world-leading document destruction and paper shredding company, we have a wide range of tools to help you secure your business. Learn more with these valuable tips and facts.

$221 Billion: The cost of identity theft

Confidential papers that fall into the wrong hands can cost businesses huge dollars. Find out how to secure your business.

42% SMBs have no document security

process. Human error is the top cause of security breaches so businesses need solid procedures for handling sensitive material. Implement your security policy today.

Reputation Damage Ranks # 1.

CEOs say damage to a business' reputation is the biggest impact of a security breach. Learn to safeguard your most valuable asset.

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