Scheduled Shredding

Our scheduled shredding service saves you time arranging collections and ensure confidential waste is dealt with quickly. We can arrange regular collections for both on-site and off-site shredding

Collections can be scheduled daily, weekly, fortnightly or every four weeks and you will be given collection dates for a whole year in advance.

Our operations team will give you a report showing our scheduled collection dates for the whole year, so you're aware when we’re due to visit. Our scheduled shredding service is a convenient option that saves you time, allowing you to concentrate on more pressing tasks. What’s more, we’re able to cater to all levels of shredding requirement – no matter how large – due to our industrial-scale equipment with advanced cross-cut shredding functionality.

As an established nationwide firm, we also stand apart from smaller scheduled shredding service providers due to our high security measures. Our staff comprises security-vetted individuals who can be trusted to handle your confidential documents with absolute professionalism and discretion. Furthermore, all of our vans have been approved by the MOD and we will email you with a certificate of data destruction after the shredding process is finished.

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Scheduled Shredding Service Process

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We arrange a schedule for the collection of your waste. During your timetabled collection, our fully trained operatives confidentially transfer the waste to our high-security MOD-approved shredding vehicles, then weigh it.

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The destruction process is witnessed by an appropriate person from your company and carried out by our specially trained operatives.

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We issue a certificate of destruction showing the weight and details of the collection. This is a minimum requirement for anyone disposing of confidential waste.

The shredded waste is then compacted into the rear compartment of the vehicle, locked and transported to our shredding depot in Glasgow or Nottingham, where it will be baled and collected for recycling.

All carried out as per BS EN 15713 or equivalent.

Should you choose to carry out your scheduled shredding at one of our depots instead, we follow a separate procedure to ensure GDPR compliance

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We arrange a date and time for the scheduled collection of your waste.

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During each collection, the confidential waste is transported to one of our state-of-the-art depots and is shredded within 24 hours. Our cross-cut industrial shredders can shred over 320 tonnes per day.

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Once all materials have been destroyed, we issue a certificate of destruction. This is a minimum requirement for anyone disposing of confidential waste and should be held on file for six years.

The shredded waste is baled and collected for recycling.

All carried out as per BS EN 15713 or equivalent.

One-off and bulk collections

If you don’t have enough confidential waste to arrange a regular scheduled collection, or if you dispose of old records once a year, you can simply book a one-off collection. Our drivers visit most parts of the UK every week, so we’ll be happy to make an ad-hoc collection whenever you need it.

Whether your run a multinational corporation or a small home-based enterprise, you can rely on us to give you the same prompt, reliable, high-quality service. We can collect all forms of confidential waste in archive boxes, sacks or pallets. For large clear outs, we can also provide a roll-on roll-off containers or as many lockable bins as you require, free of charge and for the duration of the job.

Lockable Consoles, Bins and Confidential Sacks

We offer a range of lockable bins, secure data consoles, paper waste bins, roll-on roll-off skip container hire and sacks for you to store confidential paper waste in, ready for on-site destruction. To find out more, visit the Receptacles section of our website or contact our team of shredding specialists.

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Why choose Shredall SDS Group as your document shredding service provider?

A family run company you can trust.

Our fully vetted team provides a complete audit trail of confidential waste, from the minute it leaves your site right up to the final invoice. A Certificate of Destruction is given for every shredding service.

One supplier for all of your needs.

We can handle your paper documentation throughout its entire life cycle. Our team provides total information management, including shredding, storage, scanning and recycling.

We’re flexible to suit you.

Whether you need a one-off, scheduled, home, bulk, on-site or off-site service, our team provides professional shredding services wherever and whenever you require them.

We will never compromise.

We are proud to meet the highest standards of compliance for our industry. When you choose Shredall SDS Group, you can rest assured that your confidential documents are completely secure.

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Document shredding FAQs

We’ve answered some of the most common questions that clients ask about our shredding services. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for here, don’t worry – just get in touch.

How long should business documents be kept before shredding?

It’s important that you shred business documents to ensure that the information they contain remains confidential. However, certain types of files that should be retained for a period of time before they are shredded for accounting and/or legal purposes.

In some cases, business documents have a minimum statutory retention period that you must comply with. For a detailed breakdown of different types of business document and how long you should hold on to them, consult our guide to document retention policies and periods.

Where will my documents be shredded?

This depends on which type of shredding service you choose. In most cases, your documents will be transported to one of our secure depots across the UK before being shredded.

However, we also offer a convenient mobile shredding service to allow for your documents to be shredded on-site, whether that’s at your home or business premises.

What happens to the paper once my documents have been shredded?

We’re serious about our commitment to protecting the environment, recycling 100% of paper waste and following the guidelines set out in the ISO 14001 Environmental Certification. This applies to all of our confidential paper shredding services.

What types of material can you shred?

Our commercial shredding services aren’t just limited to paper documents. We’re also able to shred a variety of other types of materials at our state-of-the-art facilities, including textiles; IT equipment; hard drives; print waste, and products.

How much does paper shredding cost?

The amount we charge to shred paper documents varies depending on the weight of your documents and the type of shredding service that you

Our regular scheduled service offers the most cost-effective solution, but we also provide premium high-security and mobile on-site shredding packages depending on the needs of your business.

Get in touch to arrange a quote for one of our professional shredding services.