Why Shred?

  • Helps protect your reputation by safeguarding your important information.
  • Can reduce the cost of managing information that is no longer useful to you or your organization.
  • Can ensure your compliance with federal, state, industry and credit card regulations.
  • Stay in line with mandatory shredding laws for small businesses.

Shredding Options

ONE TIME SHREDDING

Confidential Document Shredding When You Need It

When should you initiate a one-time shred service? There are several scenarios that may pertain to you:

  • Destruction of paper documents to maintain compliance
  • Implementation of a new records management program or retention schedule
  • Completion of a tax audit or litigation matter
  • Facility relocations and consolidations
  • Cleaning out storerooms and file rooms to create extra space

We Treat Your Information as if it Were Our Own

Iron Mountain provides Secure Shredding Services with the same level of security, consistency and reliability as our recurring services. We’ll take care of your information as if it were our own, save you the time and effort of destroying your sensitive information, and help free up valuable time for your employees.

SHREDDING TO GO

Convenient, cost-effective and transparent

All of your documents are handled with a consistent Chain-of-Custody, resulting in a tightly controlled, documents process. You're partnering with an information management company that ensures destruction industry best practices.

You'll have access to these key advantages and capabilities:

  • Complete destruction of business documents and records
  • Reliable and consistent shredding service delivered by screened, well trained and highly motivated employees
  • Environmentally friendly disposition of shredded documented
  • Chain-of-Custody means you receive a certificate of destruction for your record, when all of your information has been securely destroyed

Unrecoverable and Recyclable

All material is processed and destroyed to an unrecoverable state. Once your information is shredded, is it ground to a pulp and recycled.

SHRED ON LOCATION

Destroy sensitive materials before they leave your sight

Key features of Onsite Secure Shredding:

  • Complete onsite destruction of paper documents
  • Service performed by trained specialists and equipment operators who have passed rigorous background checks
  • Mobile shredding vehicles outfitted with precision destruction equipment and comprehensive security controls
  • A documented Chain-of-Custody to establish accountability
  • Environmentally friendly disposition of shredded materials

Unrecoverable and Recyclable

All material is processed and destroyed to an unrecoverable state. Once your information is shredded, is it ground to a pulp and recycled.

To Shred or Recycle? No Need to Choose.

We provide an environmentally friendly end life for paper and are AAA certified by the National Association for Information Destruction. Between our own ‘shred-all’ destruction policy and the services we provide to our customers, Iron Mountain is the largest provider of shredded recycled paper in North America.

  • In 2012, our shredding services had the following positive impacts:
  • Offset the use of 1 million cubic yards of landfill use
  • Saved 2 billion KW hours of electricity
  • Reduced air pollution by 250 million pounds
  • Saved 7 million 50-foot trees