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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.

Which Service is Right For You?

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Why Choose Shred Nations

Fast Turnaround

Get matched to a partner in 3-5 minutes. They will work with you to get a quote based on your specifications.

Nationwide Coverage

We have partners all over the United States and Canada.

Partnered with the Best

We are partnered with thousands of partners nationwide providing you with the best, secure options in your area.

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Reach out to our team today to discuss document shredding solutions. We're here to explore your options and guide you to the perfect service for your needs.

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.


Document Destruction Excellence


We take pride in partnering with reliable and trusted shredding companies to ensure excellence in shredding services. By choosing Shred Nations, you’re choosing a network of trusted professionals dedicated to upholding the highest standards of document destruction.

Purge Shredding Process

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.

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Reach out to our team today to discuss document shredding solutions. We're here to explore your options and guide you to the perfect service for your needs.

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Purge Shredding FAQs

How secure is Shred Nations?



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 do your shredding services 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 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 are purge shredding services?



Purge shredding is a one-time event for shredding documents in bulk. It’s ideal for when there’s a large number of documents past their retention time, there isn’t a need for ongoing services, or individuals just need a one-time clean-out of personal documents. Our service providers are equipped to handle any size project and can complete a purge shredding service in minutes.

What is a certificate of destruction?



A 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 HIPAA?



HIPAA outlines the legal requirements that protect personal health information. Safe destruction is required when the record retention period is complete. Shredding is an approved method that renders your files permanently unreadable.

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.

Contact us for a free quote today!

Reach out to our team today to discuss document shredding solutions. We're here to explore your options and guide you to the perfect service for your needs.