Why Shred

Identity theft is not only one reason to have your paper and digital files shredded and recycled by SafetyShred

Computers contain many toxic substances that can end up in landfills. These toxic substances leak into soil and groundwater. Protect your identity as well as the environment with SafetyShred digital storage shredding services.

Many homes contain outdated or unused computers, CDs and even old floppy discs.

Computer data storage devices can contain more information than many file cabinets of paperwork combined. This area of secure shredding service is becoming more popular due to the amount of identity theft associated with information stolen from digital storage devices.

Reasons to not self shred

Many people that have purchased home shredders are under the impression that the documents they shred are identity theft proof. This is a fallacy than can cost you to fall victim of potential criminal activity. Below are reasons that more people are relying on SafetyShred to destroy their sensitive documentation securely.

  • Self shredding takes time away from productivity
  • Self shredding is not identity theft proof
  • Self shredded strips can be reassembled
  • Self shredding does not Insure proper recycling

What to Shred?

You believe you don’t have much confidential information that needs to be shredded? We think you do Here is just a partial list of the type of information that absolutely must be shredded.

  • Account records and ledgers
  • Activity sheets
  • Address Labels
  • Advertising
  • Applications
  • Appraisals
  • ATM Receipts
  • Bank statements
  • Bids and quotes
  • Brainstorming notes
  • Budgets
  • Business plans
  • Canceled/Voided checks
  • CD’s, DVD’s and Floppy Disks
  • Cell Phone
  • Client lists
  • Computers
  • Contact lists
  • Corporate tax records
  • Correspondence
  • Credit card statements
  • Customer records
  • Disciplinary reports and promotions
  • Drafts of contracts
  • Educational reports
  • Employment records
  • Expense reports
  • Expired passports
  • Financial statements
  • Forecasts
  • Formulas, product plans and tests
  • General service information
  • Health and safety reports
  • Internal reports
  • Insurance information
  • Legal Documents
  • Loan information
  • Lottery tickets
  • Luggage tags
  • Magnetic media
  • Maps and blueprints
  • Market analysis
  • Marketing plans
  • Medical/Dental records
  • Microfilm and microfiche
  • Misaligned copies
  • New product information
  • Payroll documents
  • Pay stubs
  • Performance appraisals
  • Personnel files
  • Plastic credit and ID cards
  • Research and development reports
  • Resumes
  • Sales forecasts
  • Specification drawings
  • Strategic reports
  • Strategies
  • Supplier purchase orders
  • Supplier reports
  • Supplier specifications
  • Tax forms
  • Test scores and class rosters
  • Training information
  • Treatment programs
  • Used airline tickets
  • Utility Bills
  • Zip Desk