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Secured Document Shredding

Our Secured Document Shredding Services is a social enterprise of Becoming Independent generating revenue that provides critical support to all of BI’s programs.

Individuals served by BI, who express interest in a career in the information destruction industry, are afforded opportunities for vocational training and job placement through our Employment Services program.

Contact Information:

Phone & Email
707-524-6644 | shred@becomingindependent.org

1745 Copperhill Parkway Suite 3, Santa Rosa, CA  95403

Business Hours
Monday – Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm
All service is conducted by appointment only.

Proudly serving Santa Rosa and the surrounding area.

About our Services:

Shredding Services
Both drop-off and pick-up services are available. We provide regularly scheduled or on-call services to meet your needs.

One time or annual purge for your business or residence.

Shredding Events
Host an event and invite customers to bring documents to securely shred.

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Collection Bins

65 Gallon Tote
32.5 Gallon Console

*Special sizes may be available upon request.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you service commercial and residential locations?

Yes! We are happy to serve both commercial and residential locations.

What type of collection bins do you offer?

We offer 65gallon bins and 31.5gallon consoles. Please refer to the section Collection Binson the website for further details. Special sizes may be available upon request.

How much do your services cost?

Several factors must be considered in order to provide an accurate quote. Please email shred@becomingindependent.org or call (7075246644) for a quote. You may also fill out the Quote Request Form on the website.

Why should I shred my documents?
  • To protect yourself from identity theft
  • To protect your business 
  • To ensure trust with your customers
  • To save on storage space 
  • To protect our environment by recycling 
  • It’s the law – many industries require shredding to ensure data remains confidential
What goes in a shred bin? What does not?
What goes in:

We accept the following items: Paper, such as blueprints, newspapers, magazines, brochures, mail, and file folders can go into shred bins. No need to remove staples or paper clips.

What does not go in:

The following items do not go into the shred bin: Laminated paper, cardboard, telephone books, hardcoverbooks, plastics (plastic bags and plastic paper sleeves, binder clips, computer discs, DVDs, CDs, VCR tapes, ID badges, driver licenses, gift cards/credit cards, passports, xrays, medical gloves), batteries, hardware (computer parts, trash or hazardous materials), metals, biohazardous material and medical waste, and miscellaneous items (food products, bottles, cans.)

What is your contact information?
Where are you located?
Do you recycle?

Yes. It is our goal to protect our environment by recycling as much material as possible.

Proud Member of the International Secure Information Governance & Management Association