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.

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