Listed below are answers to frequently asked questions. We’ve included answers to common questions about our company, services and process.
What items should I shred?
- Financial documents-bank statements, cancelled or unused checks, tax returns
- Insurance forms and records
- Legal documents-wills, contracts
- Medical records
- Credit card documents-receipts, statements, offer
- Junk mail with your name and address
- Deceased family member records
- Customer lists and personal information
- Company sensitive information-management reports and strategies, human resource data, price lists, bids and proposals, marketing information
- Government classified information
What should I look for in a shredding company?
- Shark Shredding uses approved methods of destruction, which provides a very high level of shredding security and protects against identity theft. This consistently reduces the shredded paper to smallest levels in the industry and cannot be put back together!
- Speed and Reliability. We use the most reliable and fastest technology in the business.
- Our shredding trucks can shred paper up to 5000 pounds per hour.
- Professionalism. At Shark Shredding we strive to set the standard for treatment of our customers
If I use a recycler do I still need to shred?
- Everything Shark Shredding, Inc. shreds is 100% recycled!
- Recyclers often store materials before recycling and many workers may handle the sensitive information during this process.
If I store records do I need to destroy them?
- Stored records should be destroyed on a scheduled basis. A determination must be made for what has value and the government’s legal requirement for retention.
Can I witness my document destruction?
- Absolutely. You can witness the destruction of your documents being placed in our shredding truck to the final result of the shredded material.
Do I get a Certificate of Destruction?
- Yes. Each visit, whether you are receiving a regular scheduled visit or completing a one-time purge, we will provide a Certificate of Destruction. The document will outline the services provided. Keep it on file as evidence that you are having your confidential and private documentation properly shredded.