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Knowing What to Shred is Vital

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Personal data and confidential information of your customers, employees and your company must be protected. It’s not just good practice. It’s the law.

What to shred:

Although individual needs may vary, here is a good indication of what to shred. 

Accounting and Information Technology
  • Contracts
  • Customer lists
  • Internal reports
  • Payroll statements
  • Supplier information
Executive Level
  • Budgets
  • Correspondence
  • Legal contracts
  • Strategic reports
Human Resources
  • Applications
  • Health and safety issues
  • Medical records
  • Payroll information
  • Performance appraisals
  • Training information and manuals
  • Corporate records
  • Supplier purchase orders
  • Supplier records
  • Supplier specifications
Research and Development
  • Appraisals, product testing, etc.
  • Formulas, product plans and tests
  • New product information
  • Reports
  • Specification drawings
Sales and Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Customer lists and contracts
  • Strategies
  • Training information

When in doubt, Shred-it® all

We recommend a comprehensive Shred-it® All Policy to ensure full security. A Shred-it® All Policy eliminates any confusion for your employees. They simply shred all documents, keeping your information secure.

Shred-it® Hard Drive and Media Destruction Service

Our CSRs pick up and register your electronic media, they are securely destroyed, and you are issued a Certificate of Destruction.

Acceptable items for hard drive and media destruction service:

  • Hard Drives (any kind of laptop, desktop, PATA, SATA and many more)
  • Backup Magnetic Tapes (any kind of DLT, mini cartridges and many more)
  • Floppy Disks (3.5 inch disks, 5.25 inch disks, and many more)
  • Zip Disks (100 MB, 250 MB, and other large disks)
  • Optical Media (CDs DVDs, Blu-ray, and HD DVD)

Items for specialized pickup only

Please do not place the following items in the Shred-it® container:

  • Batteries
  • Sharp objects
  • Ink cartridges and toners
  • Large metal objects
  • Food, glass, cans, etc.
  • Pressurized containers
  • Syringes
  • Cardboard tubes
  • Electrical items
  • Medicine/pill bottles

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