Iron Mountain Offsite Secure Shredding is an ideal solution for organizations that need ongoing, verified destruction of sensitive paper documents. This cost-effective shredding service incorporates proven standard operating procedures that ensure secure and reliable service.

With offsite shredding, we place locked containers at strategic points in each of your locations. Your employees deposit sensitive information as part of their normal business activities and we pick up the containers on a regular schedule that reflects your needs. We then transport the materials to one of our facilities and shred them—safely, securely, reliably and in an environmentally friendly manner.

Convenient, cost-effective and transparent

By choosing Iron Mountain, you’re partnering with an information management company that follows destruction industry best practices. We handle all documents with a consistent Chain-of-Custody, resulting in a tightly controlled, documented process.

Iron Mountain’s Offsite Secure Shredding gives your business a number of key advantages and capabilities:

  • Complete destruction of business documents and records
  • Reliable and consistent shredding service delivered by screened, well trained and highly motivated employees
  • Accountability with a documented Chain-of-Custody
  • Secure, environmentally friendly disposition of shredded paper

A secure shredding process, from end to end

With Iron Mountain Offsite Secure Shredding, every step is designed and executed with security in mind. Iron Mountain ensures the protection of your information from the time of collection at your location, through secure transport, container handling and final disposition.

Our InControl® technology protects your valuable information while in transit. Key information is captured using mobile technology at the time of service at your location. By recording bar code scanning, container volume and electronic signature and time/date stamp, we further ensure the secure Chain-of-Custody of your sensitive information.

All collected material is processed in accordance with standard Iron Mountain workflow and destroyed to an unrecoverable state. After materials are thoroughly shredded, the paper is recycled. For all materials processed in accordance with our Secure Shredding workflow, we provide a certificate of destruction.

Iron Mountain’s Offsite Secure Shredding service is AAA certified by the National Association for Information Destruction. Iron Mountain is proud to have taken a leadership role in the development of NAID’s standards, which focus on operational workflows and security. We are the largest shredding vendor to achieve NAID certification.

Iron Mountain is NAID certified for document destruction at each Iron Mountain location in the United States. Onsite and offsite services vary by location.