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Did you know that your Hard Drives and Cell Phones contain more private information than hundreds of boxes of paper that could put you or your company at risk?


Bulk Shredding Services

Keeping your private information safe is necessary for all organizations and individuals. Shred Nations knows that every individual and business has unique needs. While you may not have enough documents to require regular shredding service, properly disposing of documents containing valuable information is important. One time shredding services make it easy to destroy your confidential information while not signing up for a recurring shredding service.  

Shred Nations offers one time shredding services, a secure solution for individuals and businesses that need a purge clean-out of no longer needed papers. One time shredding services allows you to shred hundreds or thousands of pounds of documents in one easy service.

The Importance of Shredding

Shredding is critical for your safety, maintaining legal compliance, and identity theft protection. 

To ensure your information cannot be recovered and misused, Shred Nations uses cross-cut, confetti shred methods, background checks, and highly trains every employee, and partners with certified, pre-screened shredding companies guaranteeing high-quality services. 

Shred Nations will also provide you with a certificate of destruction with each service.


Choose Your Shredding Service Option

Mobile Shredding Services

Mobile shredding services will come to your location and shred your documents at your curb. Shredding curbside allows for the shredding to be witnessed. 

Offsite Shredding Services

Offsite shredding services can accommodate any size project. It is ideal for those that do not need to watch the shredding. Our shredding partners will collect your documents, safely transport them, and shred your papers at a local shredding facility.


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Purge Shredding FAQs

How does purge shredding work?


1. Gather the documents that you have to shred.

2. Contact Shred Nations at (800) 747-3365, fill out the form, or use the live chat.

3. Get quotes from several different shredding service providers to determine your best option. We’ll put you in touch with several of our secure partners so you can choose the best option to fit your needs.

4. After finding the best service option, schedule a date for the shredding service. Gather your documents for the shredding service date selected, and the professional shredder will handle the rest.

5. You will receive a certificate of destruction for your records when the process is complete with details of the shredding process and that it complied with state and federal regulations.

Is purge shredding secure?


All of our purge shredding service providers follow all state and federal regulations regarding data privacy. They will also provide a certificate of destruction to ensure the process was completed in compliance with these laws. If you choose to have your purge shredding done through mobile shredding, you will also get to witness the shredding happen.

Who needs purge shredding services?


Shredding purges usually take place:

    • at end-of-year or end-of-quarter cleanouts when archived business documents have expired past their retention date
    • at organizations that don’t schedule ongoing shredding services, but still want to shred once a year
    • when a family is moving or performing spring cleaning

How much does purge shredding cost?


If you choose mobile shredding, it can cost between $130-$175 for a project of 1-10 boxes. If you choose off-site shredding, it can cost around $110-$130 for a project of 1-10 boxes. These prices will depend on your location, the size of your project, and other factors. Once you contact us with the details of your project, we can give you a more accurate price quote.

What is a certificate of destruction?


certificate of destruction is a formal document that provides details about the destruction of your papers and ensures the shredding process complies with all state and federal security laws. It includes details such as the transaction number, chain of custody, terms and conditions, collection date, location of the destruction, and more.

What is mobile shredding?


Mobile shredding service sends a shred truck to your location to shred your documents onsite while you watch. Learn more about mobile shredding.

What is off-site shredding?


Off-site shredding services send a large truck to your location to pick up your documents and safely haul them to a secure offsite facility for shredding. Learn more about offsite shredding.

What is HIPAA?


The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) helps regulate and protect protected health information (PHI). Covered entities must implement reasonable safeguards, limit incidental uses, and avoid prohibited uses and disclosures of PHI, including the proper disposal of this information.

What is FERPA and PPRA?


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA) require information protection of all educational records and personal data.

What is FACTA?


The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA) requires anyone who uses information from any type of consumer report for a business purpose must dispose of the information securely and properly. Disposal must be sufficient enough so that the data can’t be reconstructed in any way.

Are my paper shred recycled?


Yes, with all shredding services, the shreds will be taken to a recycling facility to be pulped and made into new paper products.

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