Document Destruction for Small & Medium Sized Businesses

You Focus On Growing Your Business. We Focus On Protecting You.

We are the leading provider of document destruction services in North America.

No matter the size or type kind of business you operate, we are a business best-practice when it comes to keeping confidential information confidential.

Shred-it Services for Small and Medium-Sized Business Include:

Management Reports
We provide you with your document and hard drive destruction data so that you can monitor and manage your service, including cost analysis.

Consolidated Billing
Our simplified invoicing provides a single, easy-to-read report of your service customized to show the details you want to see. And our online portal can help you access all the information you need.

Savings
By managing a single information security contract that supports multiple security products and services, you will save time and money.

Peace of Mind
Shred-it works with Fortune 500 businesses, world security agencies, healthcare institutions, and leading financial institutions that have trusted us with their sensitive information for decades.

Protect your business. Protect your reputation. Get Shred-it.

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Protecting your confidential information isn’t just good business, it’s the law!

Any business that creates, collects, handles, stores, or disposes of private, confidential information is heavily regulated and governed. And laws designed to protect identities, financial data, and personal privacy come with strict rules – and strong fines for violating them. We can help you stay compliant.

In addition to your industry requirements and regulations that govern information privacy, here are just a few of the information security laws that may apply to your business.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Protects the personal data and privacy of EU citizens and applies to all companies, whether they operate in the EU or outside, that store or use any information about EU citizens.

Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Is an act set up for publicly traded companies to protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate financial disclosures. The act also requires secure document retention and destruction – to better protect against corporate and accounting fraud.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Established to protect how patients’ health information can be used and disclosed. It governs the confidentiality of PHI and the secure destruction of any physical or digital data. Any violations are subject to fines up to $1.5 million.

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA)

Ensures accuracy and privacy of consumers’ financial information and requires effective policies in the workplace to secure destruction of consumer information to prevent identity thefts and unauthorized access to the information.

Payment Card Industry (PCI)

Aims to enhance security for consumers by setting guidelines for any company that accepts, stores, processes, or transmits credit card information. The act focuses on improving payment security throughout the transaction process created by the major payment card brands.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Protects the personal data and privacy of EU citizens and applies to all companies, whether they operate in the EU or outside, that store or use any information about EU citizens.

Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Is an act set up for publicly traded companies to protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate financial disclosures. The act also requires secure document retention and destruction – to better protect against corporate and accounting fraud.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Established to protect how patients’ health information can be used and disclosed. It governs the confidentiality of PHI and the secure destruction of any physical or digital data. Any violations are subject to fines up to $1.5 million.

Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA)

Ensures accuracy and privacy of consumers’ financial information and requires effective policies in the workplace to secure destruction of consumer information to prevent identity thefts and unauthorized access to the information.

Payment Card Industry (PCI)

Aims to enhance security for consumers by setting guidelines for any company that accepts, stores, processes, or transmits credit card information. The act focuses on improving payment security throughout the transaction process created by the major payment card brands.

Learn To Recognize The Risks.

If you create, collect, or dispose of these types of documents, you and your organization could be at risk for an information breach.

  • Personal Customer Information
  • Credit Reports
  • Income and Employment Records
  • Financial Statements
  • Contracts
  • Social Security Numbers
  • Financial Reports
  • Loan Applications
  • Balance Sheets
  • Tax Filings and Internal Audits
  • Bank Statements
  • Development Plans and Forecasts
  • Personal Financial Statements
  • Payroll
  • Marketing Materials
  • Product brochures

The Shred-it Advantage: Leading in Secure Document Destruction

Shred-it protects organizations' information for their people, customers and brands. With 30 years of experience, our primary focus on document security helps ensure your confidential information remains confidential. We offer paper, hard drive, and speciality shredding services. 

Service Reliability

With the largest shredding fleet and the largest service footprint in North America, we are where you are. 

Security Expertise

With the most NAID AAA certified mobile/on-site and plant-based facilities, we keep your information safe. 

Customer Experience

With the highest customer satisfaction among all vendors, we are 100% committed to your protection and satisfaction.

Don’t Underestimate the Risk of a Paper-based Data Breach

42%

of disclosed data breaches were physical—including document theft—in 2021

Verizon, Data Breach Investigation Report, 2021.

4 out of 10

business leaders

rate the risk of an attempted data breach in the next 12 months as a ‘4’ or ‘5’ on a 5-point risk scale

Stericycle, Data Protection Report, 2021.


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The 2020 Shred-it Data Protection Report (DPR) goes into depth to analyze the perceptions and practices around information security across various industries. Learn more about how businesses can protect their organization from information security threats.