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About Shred-it

Shred-it is the UK’s leading information security company. We provide data protection advice and secure shredding and recycling services to organisations of all sizes in the private, public and third sectors.

Established in 1988, we now operate from 140 service locations in 16 countries worldwide, servicing more than 180,000 global, national and local businesses, including the world's top intelligence and security agencies, more than 500 police forces, 1,500 hospitals, 8,500 bank branches and 1,200 universities and colleges.

Services include:

  • Information protection analysis and consultancy
  • Customised document shredding services
  • Guaranteed Hard Drive and electronic media destruction
  • Extensive healthcare, financial, insurance, government and legal sector experience
  • Highly trained and security-checked personnel
  • Certificates of Destruction issued for auditable proof of destruction
  • Materials are recycled as well as securely shredded

More than just a shredding company, we operate a complete end-to-end process specifically tailored to the individual needs of our customers.  This ensures their confidential information is protected and that they remain compliant with stringent data protection legislation.

Our Vision: At Shred-it, we relentlessly pursue success and innovation, driven by the needs of our customers and delivered with the shared energy, ability and commitment of our people.

Our Mission: Shred-it provides our customers peace of mind by delivering unparalleled security and service for the information they value.

Our Values:

  • We believe in leadership that guides and inspires
  • We are committed to maintaining a supportive culture and providing opportunities for growth
  • We are spirited, pro-active people who excel as a team
  • We have a shared focus on company growth
  • We do everything it takes to exceed our customers' expectations

Above all, at Shred-it we act with Integrity, Social Responsibility and Respect.

We’re here to help

Shred-it's people are experts in information security. We have a range of free online tools and resources available to help you protect your business and understand the risks involved. We will even help you stay up to date with the changing information security and data protection laws in the UK.

Cross shred versus strip shred.

A security breach can have damaging effects on your business reputation. Understand the shredding process to ensure you stay secure.

Green & Secure.

Your recycling program doesn't have to compromise business security. Learn how to go green while staying secure.

Time to Waste?

Are you wasting time and risking a data security breach by handling your document destruction in-house using an office shredder? Why outsourcing your shredding is the more secure and hassle-free alternative.

Stay Informed with Shred-it

Keep up-to-date and receive regular communication on information security and secure destruction related issues.

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About Shred-it
Shred-it specialises in providing tailored document destruction services that allow businesses to comply with legislation and ensure that the client, employee and confidential business information is kept secure at all times. Through our strict chain-of-custody processes, reliable on-time service and a global network of local service centres, Shred-it provides the most secure and efficient confidential information destruction service in the industry.

ISO Certified
Shred-it Limited has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and EN15713.
BSIA Principal Member
The British Security Industry Association is the trade association for the private security industry in the United Kingdom. Shred-it has been a Principal Member of the Information Destruction Section since 2005.