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Knowing what to shred is vital. With American Document Services as your shredding services partner, it’s easy. American Document Services secure document destruction process empowers organizations, big or small, to make sure this information is secure.

Paper consumption continues to increase, despite the advances in technology. So does the risk of information falling into the wrong hands. American Document Services paper shredding solutions reduce that risk.

Personal data and confidential information on your company, your employees or your customers needs to be protected. It’s not just good practice. It’s the law. A shredding program designed for you by American Document Services helps keep you compliant with your legislation.

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Although individual needs may vary, here is a good indication of what to shred.

Protect yourself, your company and your customers, and let American Document Services safeguard your privacy.


  • Strategic Reports
  • Budget
  • Legal contracts
  • Correspondence


  • Payroll information
  • Performance appraisals
  • Applications
  • Disciplinary reports and promotions
  • Medical records
  • Treatment programs


  • New product information
  • Reports
  • Formulas, product plans and tests
  • Specification drawings


  • Payroll statements
  • Budget schedules
  • Internal reports
  • Supplier information
  • Customer lists


  • Manuals
  • Training information
  • Activity sheets
  • Contracts
  • General service information
  • Health and safety issues
  • Appraisals, product testing, etc.


  • Supplier records
  • Supplier specifications
  • Supplier purchase orders
  • Supplier confidential information
  • Corporate records


  • Customer lists and contracts
  • Strategies
  • Advertising
  • Activity sheets
  • Training information
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Document Shredding Services

We offer confidential, on-site and off-site information destruction to businesses and residential customers. Choose from regulary scheduled shredding or a one-time office purge. We are NAID AAA Certified for secure document shredding. All paper is recycled.

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American Document Services is NAID AAA Certified

It is the customer that ultimately benefits from a company becoming NAID AAA Certified. This certification gives you – the customer and American Document Services – the vendor, peace of mind that American Document Services is a certified, qualified, reputable data destruction vendor satisfying the legal requirement of effectively complying with today’s Data Protection Laws and Regulations.

When to Shred Your Documents?

Statutes of limitations for your State, as well as regulations of government agencies pertaining to your business must be considered. Because state retention statutes vary widely on tax, unemployment, and worker’s compensation records, check with your regional tax authorities for details.

A final precautionary step is to have your CPA or attorney approve your records retention timetable in its final form. Also, there may be very good reasons to keep records longer than legally required, for historical reference purposes. American Document Services can set up a custom retention schedule based on your needs.

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