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Scheduled Shredding for Businesses

Shredding services can help businesses ensure that the private information they collect and use is protected, providing peace of mind that sensitive data is handled securely. Scheduled shredding assists in minimizing the risk of valuable information being lost, stolen, or misplaced, and also in ensuring documents never accumulate past a certain point, maintaining a clutter-free environment.

Many businesses continually consume paper and require more regular shredding to manage their document load effectively. This is why setting up a consistent, recurring shredding service is best, as it provides a reliable solution tailored to the business’s specific needs. A recurring service eliminates the planning and sets it in place up front, allowing businesses to focus on their core activities without worrying about document disposal.

Document shredding is an important piece of responsible document management, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. If you have documents that are almost finished with their retention periods, old files, or private information that regularly needs to be disposed of, consider scheduled shredding services to maintain security and efficiency.

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Why Choose Shred Nations

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We have partners all over the United States and Canada.

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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.

How Much Does Recurring 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, the frequency of services, and other factors. Once you contact us with the details of your project, we can give you a more accurate price quote.

The quote for scheduled shredding projects is determined by several factors:

– Quantity of Documents: Generally, the more boxes you have to shred, the lower the cost per box will be.

– Location: The distance between your location and the shredding facility can impact costs due to transportation expenses.

– Service Type: The choice between mobile or off-site services can lead to different pricing structures.

– Additional Services: Some providers may offer extra services like secure storage which can influence the overall price.

Scheduled Shredding Process

  1.  Think about how often you might need shredding and what types of materials will need to be destroyed regularly.
  2. Call, live chat, or email Shred Nations to get free, customized quotes on scheduled shredding services. We have real people who are ready to respond to you within minutes. We can answer any questions you may have about our services, security, and what options might be the best fit for your business.
  3. Secure shred bins come in a variety of sizes to best store your documents in between shredding sessions. There are three main categories of bins:
    1. Personal Shred Containers: Small containers that can fit under a desk or on a countertop, best for low-volume workspaces.
    2. Standard Shred Containers: Can hold 75-100 pounds of paper, designed for the average office.
    3. Shredding Carts and Totes: Can hold 32-175 gallon capacities, best for high-volume workspaces
  4. Is mobile or off-site shredding best for you? Shred Nations and your provider can provide various pricing options and information on both services.
  5. Look forward to your first shredding session. A certificate of destruction is included with every shredding service and verifies the compliant destruction of your documents for your records. This is important for businesses to create a security system with minimized liability in the event of a data breach.

Scheduled Shredding Features

Regularly Scheduled Pickups

Shred Nations offers customized schedules for shredding pickups, ensuring that your business’s shredding needs are met consistently without the need for frequent rebooking.

Compliance with Regulations

Shred Nations’ scheduled shredding services help ensure that your document disposal practices comply with industry regulations and legal requirements, such as HIPAA, FACTA, and GLBA.

Secure Chain of Custody

Shred Nations maintains a secure chain of custody from the moment documents are collected until they are shredded, providing locked bins and secure transportation.

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.

See What Our Customers Are Saying

Justin
Douglassville, Pa
"Easy process from phone call to final shred. Thank you Shred Nations!"
Charles
Arroyo Grande, CA
"Easy scheduling , good communication before and after work was performed. We appreciated the mobile service and eyeballing that all our personal information was dealt with in our presence."

Scheduled Shredding FAQs

How does scheduled shredding work?

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1. Think about how often you might need shredding and what types of materials will need to be destroyed regularly.

2. Call, live chat, or email Shred Nations to get free, customized quotes on scheduled shredding services. We have real people who are ready to respond to you within minutes. We can answer any questions you may have about our services, security, and what options might be the best fit for your business.

3. Secure shred bins come in a variety of sizes to best store your documents in between shredding sessions. There are three main categories of bins:

Personal Shred Containers: Small containers that can fit under a desk or on a countertop, best for low-volume workspaces. 

Standard Shred Containers: Can hold 75-100 pounds of paper, designed for the average office. 

Shredding Carts and Totes: Can hold 32-175 gallon capacities, best for high-volume workspaces.

Your provider can help you decide which is best for your project and company!

4. Is mobile or off-site shredding best for you? Shred Nations and your provider can provide various pricing options and information on both services. 

 

5. Look forward to your first shredding session. A certificate of destruction is included with every shredding service and verifies the compliant destruction of your documents for your records. This is important for businesses to create a security system with minimized liability in the event of a data breach.

What is HIPAA?

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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?

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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?

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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.

What are shred bins?

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Shred bins are equipped with secure hasps so that the lid can be padlocked to prevent unauthorized access to documents waiting for shredding. To avoid needing to regularly unlock containers, shred bins are designed to be like a mailbox with a one-way slot for depositing documents for shredding. To find which shred bin suits you best, you first need to calculate how much paper you collect between shredding.

Will my service provider provide the shred bins?

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Yes, your service provider will give you their options of shred bins to choose from and will give them to you before your shred day to keep your documents in.

How often can I get my papers shredded?

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You can schedule your services anywhere from weekly, monthly, quarterly, or any other custom timeframe that best fits your shredding needs.

What is mobile shredding?

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Mobile shredding service sends a shred truck to your location to shred your documents onsite while you watch. Your shred bin will be returned to you right away to hold your documents for the next service. Learn more about mobile shredding.

How much do recurring services cost?

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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, the frequency of services, and other factors. Once you contact us with the details of your project, we can give you a more accurate price quote.

Are my paper shreds recycled?

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

What is a certificate of destruction?

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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.

How can I calculate the size of my project?

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You can use our shredding calculator to find out how much paper you have.

What is off-site shredding?

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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.

How secure is Shred Nations?

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All of our service providers comply with all state and federal data privacy laws including HIPAA, FACTA, GLBA, and more. Mobile shredding is our most secure service since you get to witness the shredding, but all other services besides drop-off locations will provide a certificate of destruction. It details that the process complied with all state and federal regulations in case of an audit.

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.