Paper Shredding Pricing

Experiencing a security breach can result in millions of dollars in fines, lost customers and revenue, and a damaged reputation. Shred-it provides various cost-effective services based on the specific paper shredding needs of your business. We have the ability to assess your unique information security requirements and tailor a pricing plan that is best suited for you. 

One-Time
Paper Shredding

Bulk shredding service ideal for large paper volumes and occasional clean-outs


  • One-time fee based on volume of items to be shred and size or type of box 
  • No fixed term contract or monthly payments   
  • Price per box decreases as volume increases  
  • Minimum fees required and vary by location
  • Ability to pre-pay via credit card  

Regularly Scheduled Paper Shredding 

Recurring shredding service to ensure consistent information and data security


  • Customized pricing plan based on service frequency, paper volume, number of Shred-it bins, and geographical location 
  • Manage billing, invoices, service, and scheduling in our MyStericycle.com Customer Portal
  • Adjustments can be made to your service preferences throughout contract to suit your needs as they evolve  
  • Auto-pay option available 

Service availability and pricing vary by location

Why Choose Shred-it as Your Go-to Paper Shredding Service?

Shred-it protects organizations' information for their people, customers and brands through secure shredding. With 30 years of experience, our primary focus on document confidentiality and security helps ensure your confidential information remains confidential. We offer paper, hard drive, and specialty scheduled shredding services for all forms of secure records and important documents. As a leader in the secure data destruction industry, we’re ready for you to provide us with the sensitive documents that you need us to shred or purge.

Service Reliability

With the largest paper shredding fleet and the largest service footprint in North America, we are where you are. 

Security Expertise

With the most NAID AAA certified mobile/on-site and plant-based shredder facilities, we keep your sensitive information safe.

Customer Experience

With the highest customer satisfaction among all vendors, we are 100% committed to your protection and satisfaction.

What's included?

SERVICE FEATURES Regularly Scheduled Paper Shredding One Time Paper Shredding
MyStericycle.com Customer Portal access for easy management of billing, invoices, scheduling, and service updates   
No one-time fee or cost for enrollment  
Completely customizable service agreement and ability to adjust service preferences throughout contract duration – additional fees may apply  
Service frequency offered weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, or customized to your business needs    
Receive secure Shred-it bins, available in a variety of sizes    
Guaranteed 2- or 5- Day service options   
Drop off at locations between specified hours – minimum fees apply   
Secure information destruction services (on-site or off-site)
Secure disposal of specialty items including casino chips, expired credit cards, ID badges, uniforms, hard drives, and other proprietary products – additional fees may apply 

*Terms and Conditions
This offer entitles new and existing customers up to a 25% discount of Shred-it’s local list price for one-time shredding service, paper or hard drive, with a minimum value of $1,000 plus applicable taxes, or a 10% discount off Shred-it’s local list price for orders with a value of less than $1,000 plus applicable taxes, subject to a minimum visit charge of $252. This offer will only be valid until March 31, 2024 for services contracted on or before March 30, 2024. One discount per customer per site. Additional charges may apply if stairs or additional labor required during service. This offer is subject to availability, is for participating branches in North America only, is non-transferable, has no monetary value and cannot be combined with any other offer. Express (2-day) and Priority (5-day) One Time Shredding Service are not eligible for this offer. The discounted service must be pre-booked by calling 877.542.3992

Why Choose Shred-it as Your Go-to Paper Shredding Service?

Shred-it protects organizations' information for their people, customers and brands through secure shredding. With 30 years of experience, our primary focus on document confidentiality and security helps ensure your confidential information remains confidential. We offer paper, hard drive, and specialty scheduled shredding services for all forms of secure records and important documents. As a leader in the secure data destruction industry, we’re ready for you to provide us with the sensitive documents that you need us to shred or purge.

Service Reliability

With the largest paper shredding fleet and the largest service footprint in North America, we are where you are. 

Security Expertise

With the most NAID AAA certified mobile/on-site and plant-based shredder facilities, we keep your sensitive information safe.

Customer Experience

With the highest customer satisfaction among all vendors, we are 100% committed to your protection and satisfaction.

Frequently Asked Questions

Free shredding is a misconception. Some providers may offer you the cost savings, but they do so at the expense of your security, by cutting corners and exposing your confidential information. At Shred-it, we offer a Secure Chain of Custody with our services, from start to finish. So you know you’re always protected.

After the paper has been securely shredded, the confetti-sized pieces are bundled and recycled into paper products.

For a recurring paper shredding service, pricing is customized based on your preferences. Criteria that are considered when establishing pricing include service frequency, paper volume, number of Shred-it bins, and geographical location. For a one-time paper shredding service, there is a one-time fee based on the volume of items to be shred, and the size or type of box they are in. Minimum fees apply and vary by geographical location.

Pricing includes the one-time fee based on volume of items to be shred and size or type of box. Fee includes cost of pick-up service and destruction process and any other fees. We have a drop-off option available if pick-up isn’t your preferred service option. Minimum fees apply and vary by geographical location.

Yes, we do offer different pricing depending on what you require. Pricing plans are completely customizable to your needs. One of our reps would be happy to explain this to you in more detail and answer any questions you may have.

We often have deals for bulk shredding services and you can always find out more by clicking here. Also, for bulk shreds the price per box decreases as volume increases.

Our current offer entitles new and existing customers up to a 25% discount of Shred-it’s local list price for one-time shredding service, paper or hard drive, with a minimum value of $1,000 plus applicable taxes, or a 10% discount off Shred-it’s local list price for orders with a value of less than $1,000 plus applicable taxes, subject to a minimum visit charge of $252. This offer will only be valid for a specific length of time, the expiry date of our current offer can be found in our terms and conditions on this page. One discount per customer per site. Additional charges may apply if stairs or additional labor required during service. This offer is subject to availability, is for participating branches in North America only, is non-transferable, has no monetary value and cannot be combined with any other offer. Express (2-day) and Priority (5-day) One Time Shredding Service are not eligible for this offer. The discounted service must be pre-booked by calling 877.542.3992.

You can get a free quote quickly by speaking with one of our representatives today. Give us a call at 877.542.3992 or fill out this form and we’ll have a representative contact you shortly.

Our Proof of Service certificate (formally referred to as a Certificate of Destruction) is provided to your business after every material pick up to acknowledge that your documents have been collected by a secure destruction company for proper disposal.

Yes. We can work with you to ensure that your shredding is done on time and we currently have both 2 day and 5 day schedules. If you require other timing, feel free to let us know and we will work to accommodate your needs.

You can manage your customer account as well as invoicing and scheduling through our customer portal at mystericycle.com.

We can shred just about anything, but we mostly shred paper. And instead of using conventional strip-cut shredders, we use cross-cut shredding technology that can reduce the paper to fine, confetti-like pieces. Our unique technology can even destroy other materials like fabric, plastic, electronics and metals. Yes, that means CDs, USB drives, videotapes, DVDs and even casino chips.

*Terms and Conditions
This offer entitles new and existing customers up to a 25% discount of Shred-it’s local list price for one-time shredding service, paper or hard drive, with a minimum value of $1,000 plus applicable taxes, or a 10% discount off Shred-it’s local list price for orders with a value of less than $1,000 plus applicable taxes, subject to a minimum visit charge of $252. This offer will only be valid until March 31, 2024 for services contracted on or before March 30, 2024. One discount per customer per site. Additional charges may apply if stairs or additional labor required during service. This offer is subject to availability, is for participating branches in North America only, is non-transferable, has no monetary value and cannot be combined with any other offer. Express (2-day) and Priority (5-day) One Time Shredding Service are not eligible for this offer. The discounted service must be pre-booked by calling 877.542.3992