When you sign up for one of our paper shredding services, you might wonder what happens to your confidential documents once we’ve collected them. Here, we take you through your paper’s journey — from collection to reinvention…

Onsite shredding customer


Offsite/ bulk shredding or small business/ home office shredding customer

You collect your confidential waste paper in the secure sacks, lockable wooden cabinets, lockable wheelie bins or secure skips we provide.


Our service operative will arrive on the pre-arranged collection day to empty your confidential containers.


We’ll collect your confidential waste on the arranged date, using one of our tracked vehicles.


Your documents will be shredded there and then, in our mobile shredding truck.


The vehicle will return to our secure depot, where the paper is unloaded in the shredding area and destroyed within 24 hours.


After the shredding is complete, you’ll sign for the collection and be given a certificate of destruction for your records.


A certificate of destruction is sent to you, ensuring you have all the necessary paperwork for your audit trail and environmental performance figures.


Our mobile shredding truck will return to our depot, where the contents are baled for recycling.


The shredded paper is compressed into bales before being sent to the mill for recycling into soft tissue hygiene products.


Your business may even end up using some of your recycled documents as paper towels or toilet paper!


To find out about what we could do for your business, contact the team or call 0800 294 6552.

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