Shred Spot was founded in 2009 with the goal of providing document destruction with a higher level of customer service and convenience than the industry norm. We have grown every year and look forward to adding an entirely new type of paper shredding service to our repertoire in 2017. Keep an eye on our website this summer for that exciting introduction
All of the paper we shred is made into 1,300 to 1,500 pound bales. We then send a truckload of bales (40,000 to 45,000 lbs) to the paper mills to be turned into recycled paper. Even our forklift, which we use to move the bales, is environmentally friendly. It runs on battery power which is far more energy efficient than diesel or propane powered forklifts and does not emit harmful fumes.
For each ton of paper we recycle, these are the direct benefits to the environment:
For each truckload of approximately 44,000 lbs of paper we send to the paper mill, we provide these benefits to the environment:
Serving the City of Chicago, the North Shore, North Suburbs, Northwest Suburbs and Western Suburbs.