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Easy and Affordable!
One-time Shredding

Whether you are moving offices or it’s time to securely destroy old records, One-Time Shred or Purge Service is an efficient and secure way to destroy documents and make some much needed space.

Whether you have one or hundreds of boxes, Urban Impact gets your documents shredded and destroyed quickly.

Proof of Destruction

Watch your documents get securely destroyed. Urban Impact will issue a Certificate of Destruction for your records upon completion.

After your documents are securely shredded, all paper is recycled. Not only are you securely getting rid of documents, but you are also helping the environment. For every tonne of paper recycled, it saves 17 trees!

Urban Impact is a member of the National Association of Information Destruction - Canada.

Worry-free & cost effective!
Why choose Urban Impact for One Time Shredding?

Urban Impact has state-of-the-art secure shredding trucks. Our uniformed fully bonded and insured drivers will move all your unwanted sensitive material documents to our trucks and safely destroy, right in front of your eyes. Upon completion, we will provide a Certificate of Destruction as proof that your documents were securely destroyed.

Ready, set, let's shred!
  • Please fill in the Get a Free Quote, so that we can send you the details on how to book your service.
  • Our team will provide you with a proposal which outlines how our shred service works and the pricing.
  • If you do not have regular services with Urban Impact, we will need your credit card information to secure your day and appointment time.
  • The day after the shred is complete, if not added to your regular invoice, we will prepare a single invoice and email it to you.
  • Two days following, if not added to your regular invoice, the charges will be put through on the encrypted credit card and email a receipt.

Urban Impact can usually book and complete your secure shredding services within one working week.

What We Shred

One-time shredding service can properly and safely destroy the following items:

  • Paper materials and documents

No need to remove staples or bull clips or binders. All these items can be shredded.

The following items should not be included in your materials for shredding:

  • Ammunition & bullets
  • Aerosol containers or cans
  • Batteries
  • Electronics
  • Fabrics or textiles
  • Food or any organic matter
  • Food waste packaging
  • Glass of any kind
  • Metal containers
  • Plastic containers
  • VHS tapes
  • Wood

Urban Impact also provides Hard Drive shredding services separately from confidential papers.


Labels and Signage

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Make it easy
Tips and Hints for One Time Shredding
  • Complete an inventory of what materials you want shredded.
  • Assess how many boxes or file cabinets of material you have.
  • Decide if the material needs to be shredded or recycled.
  • If the material needs to be shredded, label the box with a heavy marker that says: “FOR SHRED”. This will help you keep your boxes organized and facilitate efficient pick-up.
  • Pick the location where you want the materials collected.
  • Providing as much detail is helps ensure your expectations are met and the job is completed to your satisfaction.
  • Urban Impact can usually schedule a One-Time shred in with seven working days.