Shred Truck FAQ: Your Questions, Answered

Why should I shred documents instead of just throwing them away?

Missouri ranks 24th in the nation for identity theft reports, with over 7,400 cases reported in the latest data. Discarded documents containing personal or sensitive information can easily fall into the wrong hands. Shredding provides the best protection against identity theft, fraud, and privacy breaches.

What types of documents should I shred?

Any document containing sensitive data should be shredded. This includes:

  • Financial statements
  • Account records
  • Legal documents
  • Payroll records
  • Client lists
  • Any document with personally identifiable information (PII)

Is The Shred Truck compliant with privacy laws?

Yes! We are NAID AAA Certified and strictly adhere to all relevant privacy laws, including HIPAA, FACTA, and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. These laws protect your sensitive information from unauthorized access, ensuring your confidentiality and safeguarding you from potential identity theft or fraud.

Our commitment to security includes:

  • Employee Background Checks and Confidentiality Agreements: All of our team members undergo thorough screening and are bound by strict confidentiality agreements.
  • Secure Chain of Custody: We maintain a documented process for handling your documents from pickup to destruction, ensuring their security every step of the way.
  • On-Site Shredding: Your documents are shredded on-site at your location, so you can witness the destruction firsthand and have peace of mind knowing your information is protected.

We provide a Certificate of Destruction after each shredding service for your records.

What sets The Shred Truck apart from other shredding companies?

  • Local Expertise: We are a locally owned St. Louis business dedicated to serving our community.
  • Certified Professionals: Our team undergoes rigorous background checks, drug testing, and ongoing training.
  • Customized Service: We tailor our services to your specific needs, whether it's a one-time purge or ongoing scheduled shredding.
  • On-Site Shredding: We come to you and shred your documents on-site, ensuring complete security.
  • Environmentally Friendly: All shredded material is recycled.

How much does shredding cost?

We offer competitive pricing based on the volume of documents and frequency of service. Call us at 314-696-5458 or complete our online form to get a free quote.

What types of shredding services do you offer?

We offer flexible shredding solutions to meet your specific needs:

  • One-Time Shredding: Perfect for clearing out old files or purging documents after a specific project. We'll come to your location and shred everything securely on-site.
  • Scheduled Shredding: Ideal for businesses that generate regular amounts of sensitive documents. We'll work with you to create a recurring shredding schedule that fits your needs.
  • Drop-Off Shredding: If you have a smaller volume of documents, you can conveniently drop them off at our St. Louis location for secure shredding.
  • Residential Shredding: Tailored specifically to protect your personal information at home. Whether you need one-time shredding or recurring services, we offer secure, professional-grade shredding for residents.

What is mobile shredding?

Mobile shredding is a secure document destruction service that comes directly to your location. Our shredding truck is equipped with industrial-grade shredders that can destroy your documents on-site. This eliminates the need for you to transport your sensitive documents anywhere, ensuring maximum security and convenience.

Do you destroy hard drives?

Yes! We understand that digital data can be just as sensitive as paper documents. Our secure hard drive destruction service ensures your confidential information is completely unrecoverable. We use industrial-grade shredding or crushing equipment to physically destroy hard drives, making data retrieval impossible. You'll receive a Certificate of Destruction for your records, giving you peace of mind.

Call The Shred Truck™ for Shredding Today or Tomorrow at 314-729-9200

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