The following Shred Events are free to the
public, but are limited in quantity per person
to up to three small boxes or five paper grocery
bags or fifty pounds of paper.
Paper products only (except for rubber bands,
staples, and paper clips, which do not need to be
removed). No three-ring binders, hanging file
folders, credit cards, plastics, media items (CDs,
tapes, x-rays, etc.), photos, or other non-paper
Saturday, October 29th
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
City of Fitchburg Shred Event
Marketplace Dr., Fitchburg
Behind Oak Bank
Saturday, November 5th
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Westby Co-op Credit Union
820 Viking Dr., Reedsburg
FAQ'S for Confidential Paper Shredding Services - KEEP IT CONFIDENTIAL
Q: Why should we shred our sensitive documents?
A: Under the umbrella of an increasing number of federal and state laws and regulations, virtually every organization in the US has a statutory obligation to protect personal information of its clients at all times.
Q: We have an office shredder, why would we outsource our sensitive information?
A: Pellitteri's data destruction equipment can shred 200 pounds of paper in minutes, a typical office shredder would take you nine to eleven hours to shred what we can do in minutes, add up the costs! Besides, if you are not creating a paper trail or documenting what and when you shred, your company is not complying with the Federal Trade Commission's FACTA Disposal Rules!
Q: What if we only need to purge our files annually?
A: We offer On-Call service to all businesses and individuals, please give us a call and we will come to your business or home to give you an estimate of what your purge will cost.
Q: Do we need to remove staples and paper clips from our confidential files before they are destroyed?
A: No, it is not necessary! Our equipment can handle the destruction of staples, paper clips and rubber bands.
Q: Where do the documents end up once they are destroyed?
A: All shredded materials are taken to a recycling center where it is bailed and sent to a mill to be reused and recycled into paper towels, napkins, tissue and toilet paper.
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