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Our services are tailored to make it easy for you or your company to take part in our document destruction offerings and keep your confidential information out of harms way.


If you still aren’t sure how we can help you, below is a quick snapshot of what we do. We offer several options to help meet your needs.


Ongoing, regularly scheduled shredding services to fit your schedule

Contact us today to help you setup a shred program to fit your needs.

What Size Jobs Do We Accept?

There is no job too big or too small! We can handle it all.

Our customers range from one box personal shredding, to small offices, to major corporations. Depending on your needs, we offer drop off locations, or in house pick up services based on a schedule that works for you.

Depending on your needs, we can customize a solution that works best for you. For larger corporations we include services with on-site designated and locked shred boxes that allow employees to dispose of documents in need of shredding and we will come to shred on designated dates. For smaller companies we offer similar services but tailored to the needs of the company.  Visit our services page for more information on how we can help you.

Shredding Paper and Recycling


Our customers often ask about the environmental impact of shredding. And one of the most common questions asked is, “is shredded paper recyclable?”. The answer is, yes. At Mobile Record Shredders we recycle 100% of the paper we shred. The waste produced by shredding services is recycled and helps prevent deforestation.

Paper, in even the recycled form is very valuable. The process of recycling paper includes down-cycling paper fibers into mixed grade paper. Copy paper, tissue paper, or toilet paper are just a few forms of paper that shredded paper turns into after recycled.

In addition to recycling the paper we shred, we also recycle electronics with our partner Blue Star Recycling. For more information on that partnership, click here.

Shredding Myths: A five post myth buster – Myth #5

And last but not least, myth number five. Always know that your documents are not safe unless you shred, but you do not need to shred yourself to be safe.

Myth #5:
Businesses must shred their own records to remain compliant with the law.
As we previously stated, it’s important for businesses to stay compliant with the law and destroy confidential documents, however it is not a requirement that the destruction be witnessed by an employee. Once your company has contracted a reputable shredding company, especially if it’s NAID certified like Mobile Record Shredders, it’s important to get a certificate of destruction from your shredding company. This document is proof of shredding and allows you to shred onsite or offsite.

Knowing the facts about shredding will not only simplify things at your business, it will also help protect you and your business.

Myth number five concludes our five party myth busting shred series. Although there are many more myths about shredding, it’s imperative that you keep yourself and your company safe by shredding any important documents no longer in use. For more information about our services, or shredding in general, feel free to chat with one of our live representatives about your shredding


How Identity Theft Affects You

Identity theft is fraud. It can ruin your life, your credit, your ability to get a future loan, and is an invasion of your privacy.

It starts with a sudden drop in your checking account balance, or a call from a debt collector about a cell phone service plan that you never signed up for. It’s the things that just don’t make sense that you are being held accountable for.

The first sign that you’ve been a victim of identity theft is always unsettling. For most people the first sign is just the beginning of a long battle to prove your identity and get your life back in your own hands. Depending on the determination of the identity thief, the length of time it happens, and the damage that has been done, will determine the extent of your results and time spent battling it.

On average people spend more than $3,000 repairing the damage from identity theft. Additionally mental and emotional stress from identity theft play significant roles when your identity has been stolen. Specifically when creditors and debt collectors are calling about transactions you never made.

Dealing with identity theft is never fun, but you can do your part to stay safe. By ensuring that all of your personal items are safe and confidential documents are out of harms way, shred! Contact us for more information today about how we can help you prevent identity theft.

6 Quirky Facts about Shredding

Some may consider shredding an art from. And like any art form, there are generally strange factoids that one can learn about this art. From historical aspects to quirky pieces of information, shredding is an interesting art. The following is a list of great facts that you may have never known or considered about shredding.

1.     As you may have learned from our last post <link to history post>, the First Paper Shredder was designed but never manufactured in 1909 by Abbot Augusts Lowe. This shredder was somewhat forgotten because Lowe died before his first functionaly prototype was ever created

2.     The second paper shredder was used to shred thousands of anti-Nazi propaganda documents for the Nazi secret police in World War II as Hitler came to power.

3.     Nixon brought the shredder back to the main stream and the national spotlight when he was caught shredding vast quantities of paper in an attempt to cover up the Watergate scandal

4.     Personal shredders are no match for professional shredders. Personal shredders can be angered by items such as paper clips, rubber bands, binder clips, staples and more. Avoid the hassle and hire a shredding service. Most, including Mobile Record Shredders have walk in service for smaller amounts and at-home clean-outs.

5.     Trash is public property. The minute your trash hits the curb, anyone can go through it.

6.     According to the federal trade commission, there is a one in thirty-three percent chance your identity will be stolen in the next year. Any document, with even the slightest risk of sharing personal information, can be used by identity thieves. Stay safe and shred.

From history to today, shredding is an important step to take when keeping your personal information safe. Shred today!

The Brief History of Paper Shredding

Shredding History Mobile Record Shredders

Do you know the history of shredding? Well if not, here is a quick run down on how it all started.

The very first shredder was invented in Piercefiled, New York by inventor Abbot Augusts Lowe in 1909. His invention consisted of a “waste paper receptacle” that was created to improve the way paper was disposed of. He filed a patent for it, but his product was never actually manufactured.

Move forward to 1935, Adolf Ehinger manufactured a “hand-crank pasta maker” in Germany. Where he used it to shred documents during World War II. He later converted the hand-crank to an electric motor and marketed it as a paper shredder to government agencies and financial institutions. In 1959 his company also manufactured the first cross-cut paper shredder and continues to do so under the company name EBA Krug & Priester GmbH & Co.

It was rare for individuals or smaller companies to use paper shredders until the mid-1980s. Shredders were generally still only used by government agencies and financial institutions until this time. After the California vs. Greenwood Supreme Court ruling in 1988, that states the Fourth Amendment does not prohibit the warrantless search and seizure of garbage left for collection outside of the home, shredders started becoming more popular among concerned patrons and companies alike. Privacy concerns were high and identity theft cases continue to rise.

And with that historical summary, make sure to shred important documents. Mobile Record Shredders is here to help. Find out more on our services page  or contact us today.

The Shredding Process

Nothing will be left readable after our shredders get ahold of your documents.

We pride ourselves on our highly professional, reliable, and confidential document destruction services.  Whether you are a one-time customer or have a regularly scheduled service at your business, our service is mobile allowing for convenience wherever you need it.

Our shredding process is highly secure. All materials are destroyed on-site and not handled by company representatives. Documents are dumped into a secure destruction container, and then placed directly into the shredder for destruction. Scheduled service accounts have on-site locked containers with regularly scheduled pick up times.

Our state-of-the-art shredding equipment makes it nearly impossible to reassemble and out of the way of harms way. Our trucks are highly efficient and get the job done quickly allowing customers to return to their routine with minimal interruption.

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How do you choose the shredding service right for you?

As a business, or even just for personal use, shredding is extremely important to keeping your identity or customer’s identities safe. You can choose to shred at home, but to ensure your documents are safe, hiring a shredding service is always recommended.

What to look for when hiring a shredding service:


Security is number one in the fight against identity theft. No one should ever see the documents you are disposing of, even the service you are using to shred. Each box should be locked and the handling of documents should be non-existent before shredding. Do not accept anything less when hiring a shredding service.

At Mobile Record Shredders, we are NAID (National Association for Information Destruction) certified, which ensures that document and other private information is completely secure and not handled prior to being destroyed. This certification mandates that we follow governmental regulations and keep all documents secure.

Other Things to Think About

Price is always a factor, but do not substitute cost for security. It’s important to get quotes, but make sure your service is NAID certified to keep you safe. Make sure to get quotes on the frequency of shredding and the approximate amount of pounds your documents weigh. This will help you chose the right service for you.

Customer Support

You want to choose a company that is reliable and has a great customer support team to answer all of your document destruction questions. At Mobile Record Shredders, we not only have an amazing staff to help you with your needs, but we also offer live chat on our website, so you can speak with someone as you review the site and ask questions.

Call us today, we would love to give you an estimate and help you with your document destruction needs.

Protect Your Clients, Your Employees, You Reputation and Yourself

Protect Your Business

Document destruction through secure means, like a service such as Mobile Record Shredders, will protect your business from the theft of confidential information, lawsuits, identity theft and more. It also keeps confidential documents out of the hands of competitors looking to get ahead.

Protect Your Clients

Mobile Record Shredders will protect your client’s sensitive information by ensuring that your documents are securely and totally destroyed. We offer the highest security possible. With a AAA NAID certification, we are compliant with laws regarding privacy legislation and held to the highest of standards in document destruction.

Protect Your Employees

All employees are at risk for identity theft and personal fraud if their personal information is not destroyed properly. Employee files, social security numbers, banking details, medial insurance information, and addresses cannot be compromised. In order to keep your employees safe, their information must be securely destroyed. If they are not, your company can be sued for not being compliance with regulations on information destruction.

Protect Your Reputation

Protect your reputation by using Mobile Record Shredders for all of your document destruction needs.  Irresponsible discarded information puts your company, clients and employees at risk. By using our services, you will not fall victim to thieves who can commit fraud with documents not properly disposed of, which could leave your company at risk for lawsuits, fines, and criminal charges, as well as unwanted media coverage. Protect your reputation from being in the news from security breaches of compliance.

If you are worried about the sensitivity of your documents, let us handle it. No job, big or small, Mobile Record Shredders is here to help.