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One-Time Paper Shredding

Whether you have a few boxes of paper or an entire facility full of documents and media materials, TrueShred will deliver reliable and efficient one-time shredding services curbside or off-site at our local destruction facility.

TrueShred is NAID AAA Certified and the local go-to shredding service provider in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. We deliver one-time or recurring bulk shredding services at our industry’s most competitive prices.

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Our One-Time Paper Shredding Services

TrueShred delivers either curbside or off-site shredding services for commercial entities, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and small businesses.

We can provide your organization with secured containers to deposit your stockpile files, records, paperwork and mixed media materials like DVDs, CDs, flash drives and hard drives.

Our highly trained team collects these containers from you and securely destroys them curbside at your facility, or at our secure destruction facility, if you prefer. Our secure chain of custody and superior destruction procedures ensure your data does not get into unauthorized hands.

One-Time On-Site Services

If you’d like your documents destroyed on your premises, our on-site shredding services provide your solution. Our process includes the following:

  • Container delivery: Our company delivers secure containers to your location. We offer locking bins where you can deposit confidential documents and materials for shredding.
  • Curbside shredding: Our uniformed personnel will arrive on a scheduled day, collect your containers and move them to our mobile shredding trucks where the contents are destroyed onsite. Our professionals welcome you to witness the full shredding process on our CCTV screens.
  • Certificate of Destruction: We shred the sensitive paperwork or media and will issue you a Certificate of Destruction for you to keep for your audit and compliance records. Our team recycles 100% of shredded paper and media particles.

One-Time Off-Site Services

We also provide bulk document shredding services at our secure Manassas, VA, destruction facility. TrueShred’s highly trained, NAID AAA Certified team members use industry-leading destruction equipment to destroy your sensitive material and securely recycle the shredded particles.

TrueShred offers a bulk shredding drop-off service where you bring the papers to our secure facility at your convenience. Or we can arrange to pick them up at your establishment.

When Do You Need One-Time Paper Shredding?

TrueShred is your go-to source for one-time paper shredding when you are:

  • Handling a high volume of paperwork: Our bulk shredding services are the perfect solution for companies dealing with a high volume of sensitive documents, like scanning businesses. We help you keep your confidential information secure so you can build trustworthy relationships with clients and protect your brand’s reputation.
  • Moving or relocating: We help you securely dispose of documents when you plan to move. Our one-time shredding services offer a way to reduce the materials you need to pack into boxes and relocate so you can experience an easier, more efficient transition to your new office.
  • Clearing out clutter: Our one-time shredding service is ideal for businesses that don’t have regular shredding requirements but need to securely dispose of many papers quickly. Our team can handle your paper and media destruction so you can organize your storage periodically or as needed.
  • Filing your taxes: We provide a way to properly destroy and recycle paperwork that’s no longer needed at the end of a tax year. Our shredding procedures ensures personal and financial information is safeguarded.

The Importance of Shredding Your Documents

Need to destroy documents or materials containing sensitive information? Hiring TrueShred professionals to handle your one-time paper shredding in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia offers the following benefits:


Eliminate the need to buy expensive shredding machines and store them in your workplace. You can allocate those funds toward other business-related goals.


Foster a focused and productive environment by outsourcing professionals to handle your one-time paper shredding services. Your employees can streamline their tasks without needing to manually shred materials.

Data Protection

Be confident knowing your business information, financial records and customer data are safeguarded. You will have peace of mind when your paperwork and mixed media are shredded securely.

Legal Compliance

Follow compliance regulations and standards by properly disposing of your materials containing sensitive information. You can avoid penalties and related fees by having experts provide secure shredding services for your business.

Environmental Responsibility

Choose a shredding company that turns destroyed, unrecoverable materials into recycled products. You can reduce the need to generate new paper products and contribute toward your sustainability efforts when you work with TrueShred.

Why Choose TrueShred for One-Time Shredding?

TrueShred offers National Association of Information Destruction (NAID) AAA Certified shredding services, ensuring that we adhere to the strict standards for employee hiring and screening, facility and operational security, the document destruction process and insurance requirements. We provide:

  • Reliable shredding: TrueShred is the most reliable bulk shredding company in our region. We show up on the appointed day of service and perform the destruction work efficiently and securely.
  • Competitive pricing: We are a local, family-operated business, ensuring we deliver quality service at the best prices. Our pricing is straightforward, with no surcharges or surprise fees.
  • Responsive service: When you contact TrueShred, we are easy to reach, responsive and reliable — arriving on the scheduled day of service without failure.
  • Secure solutions: With our NAID AAA Certification and other endorsements, we expertly manage everything from confidential material pickup for shredding purposes, to the secure recycling of destroyed materials. Our robust end-to-end bulk shredding solutions ensure a secure chain of custody throughout the entire process.
  • Compliance records: TrueShred issues Certificates of Destruction for you to file for compliance purposes, adhering to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA) and Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA).
  • Customer-centric support: We value cultivating long-term customer partnerships and delivering first-rate service regardless of job size. We have helped thousands of customers safely destroy confidential materials quickly and securely.

Types of Documents Suitable for One-Time Shredding

TrueShred leverages industry-leading, heavy-duty mobile shredding trucks to destroy various items curbside at your facility. Some of the materials we eliminate include:

  • Documents — with or without staples or paper clips
  • Files
  • Hard drives
  • DVDs
  • Backup devices
  • CD-ROMs
  • CD-Rs
  • Videotapes
  • Cassette tapes
  • ID badges
  • Uniforms
  • X-rays
  • Microfiche
  • Product samples
  • Prototypes

Securing Your Data and Ensuring Confidentiality

TrueShred is committed to helping organizations destroy their documents cost-effectively and efficiently. We deploy a stringent shredding protocol and chain of custody process to ensure your files, records and other sensitive information are securely destroyed.

We deliver secure containers for you to deposit your items in for shredding. You can choose from these options:

  • 64-gallon bins: Our 64-gallon containers have a capacity of 220 pounds. They’re perfect when you need a considerable amount of paper and materials shredded.
  • 95-gallon bins: Our 95-gallon containers have a capacity of 340 pounds. They’re the right choice when you need a huge amount of documents shredded.

On the appointed service day, our uniformed team collects your bins and transports them to the mobile shredding truck to destroy the contents onsite. You are welcome to witness the entire process.

No one handles your documents — the materials move from your space directly into the shredders. The shredded particles are recycled with other document particles, making deciphering content impossible.

Our professional team, strict chain of custody and industry-leading equipment will ensure secure data destruction and confidentiality every step of the way.

One-Time Bulk Paper Shredding for Scanning Companies

TrueShred handles one-time paper shredding services for any commercial establishment, including bulk shredding for scanning companies. We recognize that these businesses deal with bulk amounts of documents that they must destroy adequately to protect their client’s sensitive data and comply with federal regulations.

TrueShred has the expertise and experience to perform large-scale shredding for all types of sensitive documents, including:

  • Financial, legal and medical records
  • Insurance documents
  • Confidential communications and correspondence
  • Real estate and property records

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A Trusted Bulk Shredding Company Serving All Industries

TrueShred has extensive experience serving all industries and destroying sensitive documents in the DMV area:

  • Legal document shredding: Law firms and legal entities must safeguard client information and comply with various recordkeeping and data management legislation. On-site shredding effectively destroys documents and provides records of destruction for compliance purposes.
  • Real estate document shredding: Title and real estate companies handle highly sensitive information for property owners and clients. Bulk shredding of dated documents and deeds ensures that the data doesn’t fall into criminal hands.
  • Financial document shredding: Financial and accounting entities deal with privileged and confidential information. Leaking of financial data can be devastating to your organization and customers. One-time bulk shredding will destroy obsolete, high-risk documents safely.
  • Medical records shredding: Medical service providers are under strict regulations to keep records confidential and to destroy documents adequately to safeguard information. On-site bulk shredding ensures records are destroyed without leaving your facility, and a Certificate of Destruction will assist with HIPAA compliance recordkeeping.
  • Government document shredding: Government and municipal agencies record and maintain various personal and sensitive information. Legislation requires government entities to destroy documents and confidential information so that they are completely indecipherable. TrueShred offers GSA-approved shredding services to ensure local and state entities securely destroy and recycle shredded particles.
  • Nonprofit document shredding: Nonprofit organizations need to account for and stretch every dollar received. Still, nonprofits are not exempt from compliance laws and safeguarding sensitive personal, donor, vendor and staff information. TrueShred delivers trusted and affordable services.
  • Educational record shredding: Educational institutions have large volumes of faculty and student records that must be securely destroyed when no longer needed. On-site shredding enables institutions to destroy documents following a strict chain of custody process.
  • Business document shredding: Small and medium-sized businesses are vulnerable to theft of physical materials due to the lack of sophisticated infrastructure that large enterprises have in place. One-time shredding services reduce criminals’ opportunities to access sensitive materials.
  • Manufacturing document shredding: Manufacturing plants and facilities have various prototypes, product samples and highly confidential materials that leave these entities at risk. Destroying sensitive documents and materials via bulk on-site shredding reduces the risk of corporate espionage and unauthorized access to information.


Shredding Services in Washington, DC


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The highly trained TrueShred team streamlines the destruction of your sensitive documents and media material on-site or off-site. Destroy your accumulated documents in the fastest, most convenient and most secure manner with one-time shredding in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia and surrounding areas.

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”I have worked with several document destruction companies over the past ten years and until contracting with TrueShred, I hadn’t met a company with which I felt so compelled to share with professional colleagues. TrueShred’s personnel are always polite, considerate, timely and attentive. . . I trust all of my future shredding needs to TrueShred!”