Frequently Asked Questions
How much does document shredding cost?
The cost of document shredding services depends on the service you choose, where you are located, and the size of your job.
Mobile shredding services tend to charge around $130 per visit to shred your documents onsite. Offsite shredding services can be a little more affordable, typically running around $110.
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 a drop off center near you. Call us at (808) 426-7417 for more information.
What is offsite shredding?
Offsite shredding services shred your files at a secure facility along with thousands of other documents. Your documents are picked up from your location and transported to a central Honolulu facility for shredding.
What are mobile shredding services?
Mobile shredding allows you to witness the shredding process. A shred truck equipped with industrial-strength shredder drives to your location and your files are shredded onsite while you watch.
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 FACTA?
Enacted in 2003, 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.
What is HIPAA?
Enacted in 1996, HIPAA is a piece of legislation designed to standardize and solidify healthcare processes. Several rules within this legislation outline security guidelines that healthcare organizations must follow or face fines that can reach as high as $1.5 million.
Why is shredding documents important?
Shredding documents that contain sensitive info keeps you safe. Individuals need to protect their information to avoid identity theft and fraud.
Businesses are required to safely handle and dispose of sensitive information they have on customers and employees, and shredding files is a great means of doing this.
Have More Questions About Shredding in Honolulu?
Honolulu Document Shredding is dedicated to helping customers find the right paper shredding solution. We offer free quotes on a variety of services.
Call us at (808) 426-7417 or fill out our form to the left for free quotes on any of our services. We are happy to answer any questions you have to help you get your shredding project started off on the right foot.