Confidential Waste 570 x 425

Secure Document Destruction

Secure containment, secure collections and secure destruction – a dedicated service from Pearce – certified to EN17513

Helping you meet Industry standards

We service Finance, NHS, Government, Education, Corporate, Medium and Small Enterprise, providing a secure shredding process, beginning to end. From the provision of secure containment, collection and destruction with full audit trail documentation and final certificate of destruction. ISO 9001 & 14001 compliant including EN 15713.


Yes, we are ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 compliant as well as holding the EN15713 accreditation, specifically for Secure Document Destruction
Typically, clients with a monthly service will have between 20 and 50 sacks / boxes collected using our dedicated door step secure van service. For larger volumes we can supply the containment, resource and relevant vehicle.
Either loose boxes or boxes on pallets can be collected. We will present the right size vehicle depending on the quantity you have.
To start with once your account is confirmed a WTN (Waste Transfer Note) with unique number will be generated that highlights the collection, date, type and quantity. This will be presented at the point of collection and countersigned by the driver and customer. After destruction at our off - site shredding facility a Certificate of Destruction referencing the initial WTN
At our dedicated shredding facility we operatea Vecoplan 5000 commercial shredder designed specifically for the Secure Destruction of Confidential documents. With a throughput of 10 tonnes an hour and with the capability of having different size shred screens installed, as standard we are meeting the DIN 3 standard of shred.
After destruction the paper is baled into 600Kg bales and sent to the paper mill where it is processed into recycled tissue paper and used typically for hygiene products. 100% of the paper is recycled.
Most material is destroyed the same day, if a vehicle is delayed back to the facility it will be parked overnight in the secure facility and processed the next day.
No, this is a dedicated Pearce personnel Services, from collection, transportation and destruction with our own DBS checked staff
Prices vary depending on whether ad hoc or scheduled, volume, location and containment. Prices start from £35
Yes, we offer secure wooden consoles with a nylon sack insert. We can provide the floor walk to empty / exchange or a central point collection. We would need to carry out a site survey to advise on quantity and rates.