Contact Document Destruction/Shredding

Serving Southern California Since 1981

Orange County • Los Angeles County • Riverside County • San Bernardino County

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for Shredding - FAQs for Recycling

FAQs for Shredding

  • Are your employees bonded?

    Paper Depot employees are Bonded, Uniformed and have gone through a complete background search and are all subject to at-random Drug/Alcohol testing.

  • Are Paper Depot Trucks secured?

    Paper Depot trucks are 24 foot bobtails that are secured throughout the day and are securely locked in the evening to prevent entry. Any sensitive material picked up throughout the day is unloaded and locked inside Paper Depot's plant based shred room.

  • What size bins do you have for an on-going service?

    Paper Depot utilizes wooden consoles, 32, 38 & 64 gallon shred bins for in-office service. To handle larger demands, Paper Depot has its 167 gallon and a larger lockable 3 Yard bin.

  • Do you handle one time pickups?

    Paper Depot's services can meet any of your requirements. For one time pickups or purges, Paper Depot can utilize any of the bins used for on-going service or can provide box pick ups of any quantity. Paper Depot matches its services to your individual needs.

  • Do we have to take our material out of binders, remove paper clips and staples prior to your coming?

    That is not necessary. Paper Depot's shredding equipment will easily destroy any rubber bands, paperclips, staples or binders. For boxed records, box and all goes into the shredder.

  • Is your facility secure?

    Paper Depot's facility perimeter is protected 24/7 by motion detected camera's and lighting. Paper Depot's Shred Room is locked and also monitored and recorded.

  • Can we bring in material for shredding and watch?

    Paper Depot encourages those who are concerned that they may bring in their material and watch as it's destroyed. Our office hours for that activity are Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • How much do you charge for shredding?

    Paper Depot charges are dependent on the type of shredding you are requesting; on-site or off-site, witnessed or non-witnessed, on-going or one time purges. Give us a call to let us understand your needs and we'll provide you with a cost effective estimate.

  • What happens to the material after it's shredded?

    Paper Depot co-mingles the shredded material with the paper that is being brought in for recycling to further dilute it. It is then baled and loaded into locked sealed trailers and ship direct to the many paper mills we work with. Paper Depot will not sell or provide any shredded material to anyone outside of the paper mills we work with.

  • Do you just handle paper destruction?

    Paper Depot's programs are designed to help client's deal with all types of sensitive material be it paper, micro media, hard drives or promotional material, Give us a call to let us understand your needs and provide you with a solution to meet them.

  • Do you only pick up from offices?

    Paper Depot can arrange to pick up material at your office or off-site storage facility.

FAQs for Recycling*

Paper Recycling
Solutions For

  • Printers
  • Binderies
  • Offices
  • Manufacturers
  • Big Box Stores
  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Record Storage
  • Goverment Agencies
Our Service Area Includes:

*Our paper recycling programs are only available to our document destruction clients.
We do not offer paper recycling as a standalone service.