Top Items to Shred!

We’ve listed them before but we cannot stress enough what you should shred.
See a comprehensive list of the top 20 items you should shred in the list below.

  1. Legal documents

  2. Payroll records

  3. Financial records

  4. Payroll records

  5. New product proposals

  6. Magnetic media (tapes, disks, CD’s or anything storing electronic data)

  7. Account records

  8. Medical records

  9. Class Rosters

  10. Maps and blueprints

  11. Inventory lists

  12. Confidential correspondence (such as letters, emails, etc.)

  13. Customer lists and estimates

  14. Invoices

  15. Outdated business records

  16. Tax records

  17. Credit and ID Cards

  18. Microfilm and fiche

  19. Price Lists

  20. Cancelled checks

  21. Junk Mail (this is overlooked quite often)

Help the environment by shredding and recycling.

Did you know, that approximately 40% of the waste in the United States is paper and cardboard? And in fact, a majority of this waste comes from waste in the workplace. Implementing a workplace plan to recycle and reduce unnecessary paper use can prevent a large portion of that waste.

Help become less wasteful in your workplace, use the following tips to help guide you in the right direction:

And last, but not least, also consider disposing of paper documents through a shredding service. At Mobile record shredders we recycle 100% of the paper we shred and are a great complimentary service to helping your business improve green practices. Contact us for more information about how we can help you reduce your office place waste.