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Free Shredding of Personal Documents (up to 5 lbs) from Staples (FREE)

sjsfan 7,638 25,305 February 1, 2012 at 09:57 AM in Office & School Supplies (4) More Staples Deals
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Full filing cabinet fever? We’ve got your remedy.

Best of all, it’s free.

Drop off up to 5 lb. of your private and personal documents, and our partner, Iron Mountain, will shred them for free

Find shredding service near you HERE [staples.com]

More info HERE [facebook.com]
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I'm not seeing anything about free shredding...
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Quote from isles1 View Post :
I'm not seeing anything about free shredding...
See attached image. First you click on More info HERE link from my post. It will take you to Facebook page. There you will see information on top (also I show it in added image in red square). Then you click on Shredding Services link or just click HERE [staples.com] and you will get to to Staples page. From Staples page click on Find Store link under Shredding Services. Thats all.
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Do they shred it right in front of you or do they store it to be shredded later? If it's the latter, then I'd think twice about it.
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Do they shred it right in front of you or do they store it to be shredded later? If it's the latter, then I'd think twice about it.
Agreed. Well said. The last thing I need is Staples combing through my personal files.
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At my store they store them for shredding later. My Office Depot has a couple of days each year that they sponsor a local shredding service to come out and shred on site everything you bring. You can watch it being done
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At my store they store them for shredding later. My Office Depot has a couple of days each year that they sponsor a local shredding service to come out and shred on site everything you bring. You can watch it being done
Yeah, I was wondering about that. I have a bunch of other people's info which is provided to me in confidence. Don't like the idea of just dropping it off where somebody else will have access to it for whatever period of time before it's shredded.
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Thanks OP
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Quote from Silverball View Post :
Do they shred it right in front of you or do they store it to be shredded later? If it's the latter, then I'd think twice about it.

They have large locking bins with slots in them that the paper is dumped into.
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I've seen people just go up to the display shredders in staples and shred stuff themselves LOL
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They have large locking bins with slots in them that the paper is dumped into.
These are most like Iron Mountain bins, and you can trust them: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron...corporated
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Quote from donm2303 View Post :
I've seen people just go up to the display shredders in staples and shred stuff themselves LOL
LOL. now those are true SD'ers. LMAO
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Except that's not what happens. Not at all.

The shredders don't shred, not at all. They secretly scan all your papers you feed it and uploads to the CIA, where they gather everything about you.
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^^^^^ yeah i'm with this guy. Stick Out Tongue
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#15
Why shred when you can burn and know that you can't put the data back together?
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