Shredding Services

Shredding Services

Future Shredding Inc. knows how to keep your information safe. We provide onsite shredding services Long Beach and document shredding Orange County.


We offer the following shredding services:

  • Onsite Document Shredding Services
  • Document Shredding
  • Onsite Document Destruction

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All sensitive information should be placed in shredding containers. Sensitive information can be
either private or proprietary.
 
Private information is non-public information that must be safeguarded to preserve and protect the
security of employees, customers or business partners.

 

Examples include:
•Human Resources and personnel information
•Customer lists and databases
•Customer records
•Customer price lists
•Payroll records

 

Proprietary information is non-public information whose disclosure could adversely affect your
companies competitive advantage in the marketplace. Examples include, but are not limited to:

•Financial information
•Profit and loss statements
•Marketing plans
•Budgets
•Strategic plans
•General pricing strategies
•Acquisition and divestment information
•Patent and research data
•Bid and proposal data, including win strategies
•Building security and disaster recovery plans
•Fire protection strategies
•Software functionality or technical specifications
•Training documentation

 

Both types of sensitive information – private and proprietary – should be placed in the shredding
containers.

 

Employees are not required to remove staples, paper clips, rubber bands and/or small
binders. All clean paper (any color) and file folders (any color) are suitable for
shredding.

 

If in doubt whether items are considered sensitive and require shredding, place them in the
shredding container. This way you make sure the information is safe, whether confidential or not.

Paper: All office paper, newspaper, white paper, folders, hanging files, book, magazines,
phonebooks.

 
Metals: Paperclips, staples, Small binder clips, hanging files, 3 ring binders, binder clips

Shredding containers are intended for paper only. Regular waste should be placed in a lined bin
and then disposed of through your usual waste management process. Items that should not be
put in the shredding containers include:

 
Paper: cardboard
 
Trash: food waste, general office waste, bottles, glass, cans, inks, dyes, paints
 
Metals: licence plates
 
Plastics: plastic bags and packing material, computer discs, CDs, DVDs, backup tapes, video
tapes, transparencies, ID badges, driver’s licences, microfiche, microfilm, X-rays
 
Hazardous material: biochemical waste, sharps, toxic substances, flammables, explosives
 
Hardware: computer, printer and photocopier parts
 
Other: CDs, USB devices, floppy disks, film or microfiche

Information stored on computer discs, CDs, DVDs, backup tapes, video tapes, transparencies, ID
badges, driver’s licences, microfiche, microfilm or X-rays must be destroyed using alternative
methods. These materials must be sorted for destruction and collected separately.
Contact Future Shredding, Inc., (562) 426-0557 to arrange for a special service collection.

Shredding containers will be locked at all times and shredded on-site once collected. Once the
documentation has been inserted, it can only be retrieved by unlocking the container. Contact your
business representative in order to have a shredding container at your location opened.

If your office needs additional shredding containers, more frequent service, or you have
additional questions about the process, please contact Future Shredding, Inc., or ask a team
member.