Convenient Locations, High Standards, Secure Shredding
At Hungry Shredder, we partner with established document shredding companies to provide you with a simple, secure and speedy paper shredding service. It’s essential that all our customers have confidence in the quality and security of our services. Our centres are carefully vetted to ensure that they work to the highest standards.
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Shredding Service Centre Locations
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Our Shredding Service Standards
Shredding Service Centre Accreditation
We take security very seriously. We only work with partner shredding centres that we trust to deliver the highest standards of care and service.
Our centres have ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accreditation. If you wish to see a copy of these documents, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
ISO 9001:2008 shows that an organisation meets internationally-recognised standards in its Quality Management System. This accreditation is awarded to an organisation following independent inspection by Quality Registrars. Is is relevant where an organisation:
- needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide product that meets customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and
- aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
Our West Molesey Service Centre, for example, is accredited to ISO 9001: 2008 for ‘The onsite and offsite destruction and disposal of documentation and media containing data and promotional goods’.
You can find out more about ISO 9001: 2008 on the ISO website.
ISO 14001: 2004 relates to the Environmental Management Systems in place within an organisation. It specifies requirements for an environmental management system to enable an organization to develop and implement a policy and objectives which take into account legal requirements and other requirements to which the organization subscribes, and information about significant environmental aspects. It applies to those environmental aspects that the organization identifies as those which it can control and those which it can influence. It does not itself state specific environmental performance criteria.
Our West Molesey Service Centre, for example, is accredited to ISO 14001: 2004 for ‘The onsite and offsite destruction and disposal of documentation and media containing data and promotional goods’.
You can find out more about ISO 14001:2004 on the ISO website.
Our centres are also members of the National Association of Information Destruction (NAID-Europe), which promotes the highest standards and ethics in the industry.
By securely destroying all types of discarded media, including paper, film, computer hard drives and other electronic devises, in a highly efficient and environmentally responsible manner, NAID-Europe members assist all types of organisations fulfill their legal obligation to prevent unauthorised access to discarded personal and competitive information. For more information, visit NAID-Europe
In addition to these essential quality and environment management systems, Hungry Shredder sets additional standards that all our Shredding Service Centres work to.
Our Document Shredding Process
When your shredding service sacks are full, it’s time to drop them off at one of our centres. Here are the simple steps:
1) Call us to book your shredding in: 01932 300212
Our shredding service centres are major industrial units. They are busy and sometimes have large vehicles moving on site. We welcome Hungry Shredder customers on site by appointment – it is important that you call us before you visit to ensure that we can provide you with a safe and convenient service. You can usually visit on the day that you call – please check the opening times of your local centre for more information.
Our service centre buildings are secured throughout the day so please ring the bell for reception. You will then be greeted by a friendly member of staff who will receive the sacks from you and check them into our system. This verification step uses the code printed on your sacks [the Item ID barcode for all sacks dispatched after August 2015]- it is essential that this code is visible and undamaged for us to be able to check your bags in.
3) Secure shredding:
Once check-in is complete, you will usually be able to watch your shredding go through our industrial shredders for total peace of mind. If, for any reason, shredding while you wait is unavailable, you will have the option to return at a convenient time, or to leave the sacks with us. If you leave them with us they will be securely stored and then shredded within 24 hours. The shreds of paper are compacted and baled into half-tonne bales. These are then sent for recycling, to return as low-grade paper.
4) Email Confirmation:
After your shredding is completed you can leave the shredding service centre. Your will receive an email confirmation of the sacks that you have shredded. We also ask for your feedback so that we can continually improve our service. Please let us know what you thought of our service.