Frequently Asked Questions

Listed below are answers to frequently asked questions.  We’ve included answers to common questions about our company, services, and process.
  • Financial documents-bank statements, canceled or unused checks, tax returns

  • Insurance forms and records

  • Legal documents-wills, contracts

  • Medical records

  • Credit card documents-receipts, statements, offer

  • Junk mail with your name and address

  • Deceased family member records

  • Customer lists and personal information

  • Company sensitive information-management reports, human resource data, price lists, etc.

  • Government classified information

What types of documents should I shred?

  • Shark Shredding uses approved methods of destruction, which provides a very high level of shredding security and protects against identity theft.  This consistently reduces the shredded paper to smallest levels in the industry and cannot be put back together!

  • Speed and Reliability. We use the most reliable and fastest technology in the business.

  • Our shredding trucks can shred paper up to 5000 pounds per hour.

  • Professionalism. At Shark Shredding we strive to set the standard for treatment of our customers

What should I expect from a shredding company?

  • Everything Shark Shredding, Inc. shreds are 100% recycled!

  • Recyclers often store materials before recycling and, many workers may handle the sensitive information during this process.

Do I need to shred if I use a recycler?

  • Stored records should be destroyed on a scheduled basis. A determination must be made for what has value and the government’s legal requirement for retention.

If I store records do I need to destroy them?

  • Absolutely.  You can witness the destruction of your documents being placed in our shredding truck to the final result of the shredded material.

Can I witness my shredding?

  • Yes. Each visit, whether you are receiving a regularly scheduled visit or completing a one-time purge, we will provide a Certificate of Destruction. The document will outline the services provided. Keep it on file as evidence that you have your confidential and private documentation properly shredded.

Do I get a Certificate of Destruction?