In order to shred sensitive documents and dispose of them properly, it is best practice to hire a document destruction company. As you weigh possible options in your area, look for services that recycle their waste materials and that have a strict hiring process which included background checks.
What are the benefits of on-site shredding?
It is easy to assume that the safest way to shred and dispose of sensitive documents is to do it all within the company. Most businesses cannot justify the investment of a personal shredder, nor do they have the resources or time to dispose of the shredded remains properly. A couple employees can spend hours and hours each week just trying to keep up with the demand.
When you hire an service that offers on-site shredding, you get a peace of mind knowing that the entire shredding process will be completed at your facility in a timely, professional manner. When the crew has finished with the shredding, they will transport the remains securely to a recycling center.
How do I know if document destruction is secure?
While on-site shredding reduces a number of risks that came come about with shredding, many companies are still weary about the shredding process itself. How do you know that you've hired a shredding service with reputable employees? What actually happens during the shredding process? The UCI Document Destruction truck features a camera that shows the actual shredding process. Clients get to watch the process live, giving them visual confirmation that the shredding process is done in full and in an appropriate, safe manner.
Are there multiple bin sizes and plans?
You should only have to pay for the shredding that you need as often as you need it. Some document destruction services offer multiple bin sizes and shredding plans. For example, UCI Document Destruction offers 32 and 64 gallon bins and sets businesses up with monthly, bi-monthly, or quarterly visits. They work with companies on an individual basis to ensure that they get the bin sizes and plans that are the best fits for their shredding needs.
When you're in need of reputable, trustworthy document destruction, you can't go wrong with UCI. We have been offering the utmost copying, printing, and scanning products and services in the greater Texas Panhandle for more than two decades. To learn more about our document shredding service, give us a call at 806-372-7722.