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 over 150,000 customers with unparalleled document destruction services.

We tailor our solutions to the specific needs of our diverse customers, while helping them comply with stringent privacy laws.

  • Customized document shredding services
  • Guaranteed permanent destruction of hard drives and electronic media
  • Imaging solutions to securely archive digital files
  • Extensive healthcare, financial, insurance, government and legal sector experience
  • Security-screened personnel & strict chain-of-custody procedures

We have the right processes, security-trained employees, leading technology and secure equipment to safeguard our clients’ most sensitive materials. We are the trusted choice of both small businesses and large organizations 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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