What Should Be Shredded

A strong paper shredding program can help you protect yourself from being the victum of identity theft caused by your printed material falling in the hands of theives.  .

  • Shred any document which could be used for the purpose of identity theft (social security numbers, customer lists, credit applications, tax returns, etc).
  • Shred any document which could cause harm in the hands of criminals or competitors (canceled checks, credit card applications, credit card numbers)
  • Shred any papers which could cause harm to you or others in the hands of criminals.
  • Application for jobs
  • Bank Account Data 
  • Bank Reports
  • Brokerage Reports 
  • Canceled Checks
  • Classified Information 
  • Confidential Letters
  • Contracts
  • Correspondence
  • Credit Card Statements
  • Debit Card Numbers
  • Drivers License Numbers
  • Executive Letters
  • Financial Reports
  • Insurance Policy Info
  • Invoices
  • Legal Documents
  • Medical Records
  • Payroll Reports
  • Photographs
  • Profit & Loss Statements
  • Proposals and Quotes
  • Receipts/Invoices
  • Signatures
  • Social Security Numbers
  • Tax Records
  • Telephone Numbers

Always destroy any item which could cause harm. The following are some examples of items other than paper, which should be destroyed.


  • Computer Hard Drives
  • Compact Disks (CD's),
  • DVDs
  • more...

Learn more about shredding electronic media...


  • Recalled products
  • Uniforms (including private security guard, police, fire, public safety employees)
  • ID Badges
  • Spec products
  • more...

Learn more about shredding miscellaneous products...