What Should I Shred?

Brooklyn Paper Shredding's partners will ensure that your documents and electronic data is totally destroyed. We have several contractors throughout Brooklyn and New York City that have industrial shredders that can shred at a rate of 20,000 pounds per hour. They will get your shredding done securely without slowing down your business processes.

what items to shred in Brookly, NYC
Don't risk your personal information. Shred it with Brooklyn Paper Shredding's partners and feel confident that it was destroyed for good.

All business accumulate documents containing sensitive information over the years. Whether it contains info about your business processes, your employees or your customers, it needs to be destroyed properly when it's retired. Here is a list of some of the documents you may find throughout your office that need to be destroyed carefully:

Shred These Documents Regularly

Employee-related Documents

  • Documents Containing Employee Addresses and Personal Information 
  • Training Manuals 
  • Personnel Issues (performance appraisals, disciplinary reports, etc.) 
  • Outdated Medical Records
  • Payroll Documents 

Operations Information

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

Sales/Marketing Materials

  • Customer Lists 
  • Drafts of Sales Strategies 
  • Prospect Lists


  • Credit Card Statements and Receipts 
  • Internal Accounting Reports 
  • Customer Lists 
  • Budgets 
  • Bank Statements 
  • Unused Checks 
  • A/R and A/P Printouts

Legal Documents

  • Expired Contracts and Legal Documents 
  • Insurance Agency Records 
  • Legal Correspondence

Get Free Quotes on Shredding Services throughout New York City Today!

Businesses must take care to ensure any private information in their possession is properly destroyed before it is thrown away. Brooklyn Paper Shredding's network provides several types of shredding services including mobile shredding, off-site shredding and hard drive shredding, so no matter what your shredding project looks like, we can help you get the job done. Fill out the form to the right or give us a call at (718) 233-2542 for free quotes in Brooklyn today!