Collection: Shredders for Recycling and Bulk Reduction

When shredding in bulk or heavy loads, it's important that the leftover waste is recyclable or reusableWhitaker Brothers offer a solution for this very issue. Our series of environmentally friendly shredders, available with either shaft shredders or balers, are ready to handle the toughest of jobs.

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    $2,159.78
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    Sheet Capacity: 1 layer (3/8")
    Throat Width: 16.3"
    Throat Height: 0.4"
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    $4,884.90
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    Sheet Capacity: 2-3 layers (.75")
    Throat Width: 16.75"
    Throat Height: 0.8"
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    $5,000.84
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    Sheet Capacity: 2-3 layers
    Throat Width: 16.75"
    Throat Height: 0.59"
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    $4,680.41
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    Sheet Capacity: 2-3 layers (.75")
    Throat Width: 16.75"
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    $36,473.00
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    Security Level: Level 2/P-2
    Sheet Capacity: 140 sheets*
    Throat Width: 17"
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    Throat Width: 16"
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  • Security Level: Level 3/P-4
    Sheet Capacity: 450 sheets*
    Throat Width: 19.7"
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    Throat Width: 16.9"
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    Security Level: Level 3/P-4
    Sheet Capacity: 130 sheets*
    Throat Width: 17"
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  • Security Level: Level 4/P-5
    Sheet Capacity: 130 sheets*
    Throat Width: 19.7"
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So, regardless of thickness, you can save your time and money, and help the planet in the process.


Shredders and Perforators to take you the extra mile

When it comes to shredding cardboard, it is not recommended to use a traditional shredder as they are not suitable for the thickness or material, and can  overheat after a short period of time. 

We provide eco-friendly shredders that are more than capable of reducing your bulk shredding, whether it’s thick paper, cardboard or even ring-bound folders Offering cross-cut Level 4/P-5 security, these shredders will help you rid of any sensitive business information including financial and confidential data, along with any general government documents, ensuring you meet NSA requirements. 

To go the extra mile with your sustainable efforts, shop our Cardboard Shredders and Perforators and start reducing your packaging costs today The unboxing of a product is vital for the customer experience, so giving your products that extra level of care to prevent any potential damages will help create a seamless customer experience.

 

Recycling for waste and packaging

At Whitaker Brothers, we place great importance on security and are proud to be one of the leading data destruction providers in the U.S and abroad, offering you and your business a sustainable shredding solution We have been supporting commercial and governmental organizations since 1945, providing in-house expert advice and support, ensuring that any destroyed piece of sensitive information is in-line with NSA standards. 

Our service doesn’t stop at purchase Our Service Center is on-hand to give above and beyond support, whether you’re in need of a spare part, require a technical repair, or need a service contract Get in contact with us today and arrange a custom quote, or get in touch with us at (800) 243 9226, and a member of our expert team will be happy to assist.

Alongside our own brand of shredders, our recycling shredders expand across other trusted brands including Formax, HSM and Intimus If you can’t find the right shredder for you and your business, or are unsure about a specific product specification, our U.S.-based team is on hand to help you out.


FAQs

Can I recycle sensitive information?

Recycling sensitive information requires it to be destroyed A Level 3/P-4 shredder is suitable for destroying general sensitive information such as bank statements, HIPAA/PII information or unclassified government documents A Level 4/P-5 or higher shredder is suitable for more sensitive information including medical info and business financials A Level 6/P-7 shredder is suitable for highly sensitive national security documents and top secret information.

How do you destroy cardboard?

Traditional shredders have thin cutters that are too small for cardboard The best method to shred cardboard is using a shaft shredder, a shredder with a wide cutter, or a cardboard perforator If you are using shredded cardboard as packaging, make sure you remove anything that could damage the shipped product or your customer, such as staples or plastic. 

What can shredded paper and cardboard be used for?

There are many ways to recycle shredder paper and cardboard Shredded cardboard can be used as compost, so donating to local community centers and gardening-based charities can be an easy way to get rid of your bulk shredding Additionally, shredded cardboard can be used as a substitute for polystyrene for packaging materials.

What is the benefit of a Shaft Shredder?

Using a shaft shredder allows you to quickly destroy large quantities of cardboard and paper, regardless of thickness The longer run-time reduces the risk of over-heating found in traditional low-end shredders, saving you time and money in the long run.

Is shredding eco-friendly?

Shredding is an eco-friendly way to destroy any sensitive information or bulk cardboard Whilst shredded paper and cardboard can be difficult to sort through at recycling plants, there are many other methods of recycling your shredded materials, including being used as compost and a packaging material substitute.