What To Shred

When it comes to determining which documents to shred, narrowing them down can become quite difficult. That's because, in truth, there a number of documents that could pose a risk if they are not disposed of properly. It's not just about making sure you are compliant, but protecting yourself from other threats, such as corporate espionage

Shred These Files Regularly

Sales/Marketing Materials

  • Customer Lists
  • Prospect Lists
  • Drafts of Sales Strategies

Operations Information

  • Proprietary Data
  • Purchase Orders
  • Supplier Lists
  • Procurement Requests
  • Corporate Records

Hard Drives and Electronic Media Devices

  • Fax machines, scanners, copiers, and printers
  • Mobile devices like cell phones, smart phones, PDAs, tablets and laptops
  • Legacy magnetic media like floppy drives, zip disks and magnetic tapes
  • RAM and ROM-based storage devices
  • PC hard drives
  • Optical media, including CDs and DVDs
  • USB removable media such as pen drives, thumb drives, flash drives and sticks
  • Memory cards, including SD, SDHC, MMC, compact flash, microdrive and memory sticks
  • Embedded flash on boards and devices, including motherboards and peripheral cards such as network adapters or any other adapter containing non volatile flash memory
  • Biomedical devices such as physiologic monitors, infusion pumps, ventilators, MRI, CT, and diagnostic ultrasound and laboratory analyzers

Accounting Documents

  • Customer Lists
  • Accounting Records
  • A/R and A/P printouts
  • Bank Statements
  • Budgets
  • Unused Checks
  • Credit Card Statements and Receipt

Employee-related Documents

  • Any document containing employee addresses or personal information
  • Outdated Medical Records
  • Training Manuals
  • Expired Contracts or Legal Documents
  • Payroll Documents
  • Personnel Issues
  • Legal Documents and Documentation:
  • Insurance Agency Records
  • Legal Correspondence
Businesses should create a compilation of the types of records that should be shredded.

Bridgeport Shredding Service has a network of providers that offer secure, self-contained, high volume, mobile shredding services that comes directly to your business. Your private records are quickly and securely shredded without the interruption of your daily business functions. We strive to save your business time, money, and labor. 

Why Take a Risk? Shred It With Bridgeport Shredding Service!

If you are in need of on site, off site, or hard drive shredding services in Connecticut, Bridgeport Shredding Services is here to help.You'll get a Certificate of Destruction for every visit. Protect yourself and your business today by filling out the form to the right or contacting us at (203) 416-6440.