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Shred360 Presented 2012 Better Business Bureau Torch Award
Oct 26, 2012
COLUMBIA, SC - October 24, 2012 - Shred360 has been presented with the 2012 BBB Torch Award for exceptional business practices and customer service from the Better Business Bureau (BBB). The award was presented to the Shred360 management team on Wednesday, October 24th at the BBB’s 2nd Annual Business Trust EXPO and Torch Award Ceremony. The theme of this year’s EXPO was ‘Businesses You Can Trust.’
Shred360 was founded in 2007 by John Anderson and James Christie after successful careers in the military. In less than six years, Shred360 has grown from one mobile shred truck and two employees into the largest independently owned document destruction business in South Carolina. Originally servicing the greater Columbia metropolitan area, Shred360 now services all parts of South Carolina, as well as parts of North Carolina and Georgia. To date, Shred360 has successfully provided secure document destruction services to nearly 4000 customers and clients, and has provided free services to thousands more consumers and citizens of South Carolina through its free community shred days.
Owners John Anderson, CFO and James Christie, CEO receive the award from Jim Camp of the BBB
Shred360 works with government agencies, non-profit organizations, and both small and large businesses and organizations. The company is most visible in the communities it serves through its free Community Shred Days. In the past year, Shred360 has partnered with numerous organizations throughout South Carolina to provide nearly 100 free Community Shred Days. These events allow the consumers and citizens of this state to have access to and the ability to protect themselves from the dangers of identity theft through the secure destruction of sensitive personal and financial records. The consumers of South Carolina are able to bring up to 5 boxes or bags of materials to be shredded in front of them at no cost. A current listing of these events can be found on their website at www.shred360.com.
All materials that are destroyed by Shred360 are ultimately recycled at local facilities. From the free community events alone, nearly 400,000 pounds (200 tons) of shredded paper was recycled in the previous twelve months. And nearly 10,000 consumers of South Carolina take advantage of these events on an annual basis.
Shred360 offers Certified Secure Document Destruction, File Scanning Services, Off-Site File Storage, and E-Waste Recycling Services. They are located at 431 Western Lane in Irmo, SC.
The Better Business Bureau is a nonprofit, business-supported organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. The BBB provides free advice, dispute resolution service, alerts and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust.