Shredding FAQ

Shredding FAQ

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What can I shred / not shred?

LIST OF ACCEPTABLE & UNACCEPTABLE MATERIAL

Land Shark Shredding WILL shred the following material:

  • Dry Paper
  • File Folders
  • Hanging File Folders
  • Staples
  • Paper Clips
  • Binder Clips
  • Rubber Bands
  • Envelopes
  • Magazines
  • Flyers
  • Newspaper
  • Phone Books
  • Brochures
  • Small softback books
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Empty PHI bottles
    • Bottle only – absolutely NO cotton, lids, pills

Land Shark Shredding WILL NOT shred the following material:

  • X-rays
  • Wet Paper
  • Plastic
  • Cardboard (all boxes will be returned once the paper has been shredded)
  • Glass
  • Batteries
  • Electronics
  • Large pieces of metal
  • Trash
  • Cloth / Fabric
  • Medicine/Pills/Liquids
  • 3 Ring Binders
  • Accounting Ledgers
  • Hard Back Books

Should you have a question about anything listed above, please call our office

How long do I need to keep my documents?

Please see our Retention Guide.  If you still have questions, feel free to give us a shout!

When are you going to be in my area again?

Land Shark Shredding runs various scheduled routes throughout Kentucky, Tennessee & Indiana daily.  If you would like to get on our schedule for either a purge or recurring services, please give us a call.

Can I stop the truck and give you my material?

We are very respectful of our client’s time and schedules when delivering, shredding & consulting with them.  In order to keep our schedule timely and stay within our industry guidelines, our drivers cannot accept material without having an appointment booked on their daily route.  If you would like to get on our schedule for either a purge or recurring services, please give us a call.

What do you do with the paper once it is destroyed?

Land Shark Shredding proudly recycles 110% the material we personally destroy.  In 2018 alone, we recycled over 1,223 TONS of paper – that’s over 2 MILLION pounds of paper!

How much do you charge?

Our pricing varies based on services rendered.  We are happy to work directly with you on getting a quote to best suit you or your company’s needs.  Please give us a shout or fill out a form on this page.

Can I bring my material to your office?

Since we are a Mobil On-Site Document Destruction company, we are unable to accept any material in-house.  We are happy to speak with you about one of our trucks coming to your location.  Check out our Drop-off Locations.

Do you have a minimum amount of material you require before you will shred?

No, we do not have any minimum amounts we require.  We do have a few drop-off locations for individuals who only have a little bit of material to shred.  You can find those locations and pricing on our Drop-off Locations page or by calling our office at 270.793.0880

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Are you family owned or a franchise?

Yes!  Land Shark Shredding is a locally owned business.  You can read about our owner and the history of our company on the About Us page.

Where do you service?

Land Shark Shredding runs various scheduled routes throughout Kentucky, Tennessee & Indiana daily.  Additionally, we are a GSA vendor and as such, can provide destruction services to both Federal and State agencies throughout the United States.

Are you hiring?

Please submit your resume to: Info@LandSharkShredding.com and include ‘Resume’ in the Subject Line.  We will keep your information on file and reach out should we feel you are compatible.

Can I get paid for X-Rays?

Currently, we are not accepting X-Rays and are not paying for the removal/extraction of their contents.

Don’t see the answer to your question? Feel free to call our office at 270.793.0880 or submit a question by filling out the form found on this page

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