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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?


Commercial Shredding Solutions: Safeguarding Your Business Data

Businesses have a legal responsibility to safely maintain private information. When records are not handled properly, data leaks can occur and put your company at risk. For businesses that use paper, it’s crucial to find secure and compliant commercial and business document shredding services.

While the world continues to move in a digital direction, paper still makes up a significant amount of business life. Whether for legal, compliance, or personal preference reasons, businesses still use a lot of paper. Keeping all of the data on that paper safe from exposure remains important, and the legal and financial costs if you don’t can be steep.

Protect Your Data with Business Document Shredding Services

Shredding is an approved destruction technique for paper and other materials. It permanently disposes of your data to prevent recovery, theft, and fraud.

Every business has different needs when it comes to their shredding. That’s where ShredNations can help. We offer services as simple as drop-off locations near you to secure mobile shred trucks that come to you, where you can witness the shredding and ensure compliance with all the laws in your area. All of Shred Nations partners can also provide you with a certificate of destruction, protecting you from liability in the case of a data breach.

Business FAQs

What business documents should I destroy?


Account Records


Bank Statements

Confidential Correspondence


Credit Card Information

Customer Documents

Financial Statements

What office equipment should I destroy?


Backup Tapes


Desktop Computers

Disk Drives

Hard Drives

Scanners, Printers, & Fax Machines

Smartphones & Mobile Devices


What if I need to witness my shredding?


You can witness your shredding with our mobile shredding services.

Do you have any small business shredding solutions?


All of our services are equipped to handle any sized project. However, our more budget-friendly options for projects of 1-3 boxes are Ship N Shred or finding a drop-off location near you.

How do recurring services work?


With recurring or scheduled services, you can have your service provider come to your location weekly, monthly, or quarterly, depending on your needs. In addition, your service provider will provide you with locked shred bins to hold your documents until your decided shred day.

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.

Are my paper shreds recycled with your shredding services?


Yes, after your documents are shredded, the shreds will be taken to a recycling facility to be pulped and made into new paper products.

How secure is Shred Nations?


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.

How much do your shredding services cost?


The cost to shred your documents varies depending on few factors including location, service type, volume, and more. Learn more about what to expect when pricing a shredding project.

How can I calculate the size of our project?


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

How do I schedule a service?


Contact us at (800) 747-3365 or fill out our form and we will help you find service providers in your area who are capable of handling your specific job size and type. We will connect you with our local partners and they will provide free, no-obligation quotes. When you choose your provider you will schedule the service with them.

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 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 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 GLBA?


The Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA) defines how financial institutions should handle and dispose of documents to protect their clients.

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.

What is RCRA?


The EPA’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulates and requires safe destruction and management of hazardous waste. The RCRA imposes severe penalties for electronics disposal without a permit: 5 years in prison and/or up to $50,000 per violation day. For making the mistake twice, penalties double.

See What Our Customers Are Saying

Santa Fe, NM
"Top notch customer service, easy and effective process for locating vendors, and makes streamlining shredding projects that span the multiple states a breeze. Getting multiple quotes easily also allows for projects to be completed at the best price. I highly recommend Shred Nations."
Salem, VA
"The customer service people at Shred Nations were very prompt to return my call concerning the services they offer. They were very easy to work with and i would use them again."

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