Frequently Asked Questions
How much does document shredding cost?
The cost of document shredding services depends on several factors, including the service you choose, where you are located, and the size of your job.
On average, mobile shredding services tend to charge around $130 per visit. Offsite shredding services tend to be a little more affordable, running around $110.
What is mobile shredding?
Mobile shredding is a service option that allows you to witness the shredding process. A shred truck equipped with industrial strength shredder drives to your location and your files is shredded at your doorstep while you watch.
What are offsite shredding services?
Offsite shredding is a service option that shreds your documents at a secure facility along with thousands of other documents. Your files are picked up from your location and transported to a facility nearby for shredding.
Can I drop off my paper to be shredded?
There are thousands of drop off shredding centers located throughout the nation. We do not accept paperwork that is dropped off at our location, but we would be happy to direct you to the nearest drop off center in Orlando. Call us at (407) 792-6268 for more information.
How much paper do I have to shred?
A standard bankers box holds roughly 30 lbs of paper or 2,500 sheets of paper.
What is a certificate of destruction?
A certificate of destruction is a document that outlines the details of the shredding process. Basic certificates include information such as where and when the shredding was performed, terms and conditions, a notice of transfer of custody, and a witness’ signature.
Ask your shredding provider if they provide certificates of destruction if you want one for your records.
What is HIPAA?
HIPAA is a piece of legislation designed to simplify, standardize, and solidify healthcare industry processes. Several rules within this legislation determine security guidelines that healthcare organizations must follow or face fines that can reach as high as $1.5 million.
What is FACTA?
FACTA protects customer data collected by businesses across industries. This rule requires organizations to have written policies and procedures regarding the handling of sensitive information, provide regular employee training on these procedures, and engage in proper disposal of sensitive files and media.
Why is shredding documents important?
Shredding documents that contain private information keeps you safe. If you are an individual, you may have experienced or know someone who has experienced identity theft, and you know that it can take years to recover from.
Businesses are required to safely handle and dispose of the sensitive information they have collected on customers and employees. Businesses are required by law to take measures to protect their information, and shredding files is a great means of doing this.
Have More Questions About Shredding in Orlando?
Orlando Document Shredding has helped hundreds of customers across Orlando find the right document shredding solution for their needs. Get free quotes on a variety of services in your neighborhood.
Call us at (407) 792-6268 or fill out our form on the left for free quotes on a customized shredding option. We are happy to answer any questions you have.