Shredding service in Bakersfield, CA

Metro

Record Storage and Shredding

Metro Record Storage and Shredding is a family owned, veteran-owned record storage and destruction business that has been protecting the information of numerous businesses across Kern County since 1984.

Documents & Records Destruction

Metro Record Storage and Shredding understands that each business has unique compliance regulations and privacy needs when it comes to secure document and records destruction. We will meet with you and review all applicable regulations to ensure that we provide you with the appropriate documentation needed to meet all compliance requirements.

Secure Storage Solutions

Metro Record Storage and Shredding offers secure storage spaces for businesses to store their sensitive documents and records off-site. Long-term retention of business records can be a cumbersome challenge for many businesses, but is critical to compliance and business continuity. If you do not have the storage space on-site, we offer a solution.

Metro Record Storage and Shredding

Metro Record Storage and Shredding is a family owned, veteran-owned record storage and destruction business that has been protecting the information of numerous businesses across Kern County since 1984. Protecting your information is our priority at Metro Record Storage and Shredding. We ensure that the privacy of sensitive and confidential information regarding your company and your clients is protected and stored, or destroyed, in a cost-effective and safe manner, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and industry regulations.

Why Choose Metro

On-Site Secure Shredding

Metro Record Storage and Shredding provides secure on-site shredding for businesses and organizations that require immediate destruction of sensitive documents and records.

Off-Site Secure Shredding

Metro Record Storage and Shredding provides secure off-site shredding for businesses that consistently produce confidential or sensitive materials, or that just need occasional services. 

Environmentally Friendly

Metro Record Storage and Shredding ensures that all record destruction is completed in an environmentally friendly manner.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need an appointment to bring shredding in?

No, we are open Monday- Friday 8-5, Saturday 8-12 and do not close for lunch.

Can I watch my stuff be shredded when I drop it off?

No, it is placed in a locked container and is shredded at the end of the day when the mobile shredding vehicles return from their daily route. 
If you would like your documents to be shredded while present, we recommend you contact us the day before and we can plan a destruction between 7:30 – 8:00 am before the mobile shredding vehicles run their daily route.

Do you service just businesses?

No, we provide service for everyone, both walk-in services and on-site services at residences and businesses.

Do you charge by the pound?

No, we charge by the box or bin. Our fee for bulk shredding is determined by the quantity of the material shredded. Whether the job takes us 1 hour or 3 hours you will only be charged for the quantity, not the weight or how long it took us to shred it.

Do we need to remove paper clips, staples, fasteners, etc.?

No prep work is necessary. You do not need to remove paper clips, rubber bands, staples, binder clips or any other type of fasteners.

Do you take the shredded paper away?

Yes. We recycle 100% of the shredded paper, saving thousands of trees per year.

How do you ensure our security?

We are NAID AAA Certified by The International Secure Information Governance & Management Association (i-SIGMA®) and we go to great lengths to provide the highest level of security in the industry. We conduct a thorough background check and drug screen of all our personnel. In addition, all personnel wear company uniforms and photo ID badges.

Do you issue a certificate of destruction?

Yes. A Certificate of Destruction certifying the date your materials were destroyed is provided with all of our services.

Can you destroy my hard drives and CD’s?

Yes. We destroy all forms of data. Hard drives and CDs cannot be dropped off and must be shredded in our trucks.

Do you provide collection containers?

Yes. We provide, free of charge, the size and type of containers that will best suit your volume and your needs. We also never have fuel surcharges.

What is your lead time?

Depending on the size of the job, we can sometimes get to you the next business day. Most jobs are usually no more than three business days.

How much does a box usually weigh?

12″ x 15″ (standard size)
Approximately 35 lbs.
15″ x 24″
Approximately 55 lbs

Location

2929 16th Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone

661-322-2929

Hours

Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Sat: 8am-12pm
Sun: Closed

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