Don't risk having confidential information go straight to the recycle plant; let Western Archives assist with the implementation of a shred-all policy, where all paper to be disposed of is destroyed. All the paper that is shred with Western Archives is sent for recycling as a raw material to create new material and products.
Western Archives makes every effort possible to make the right choices when it comes to protecting the environment around us. Although it may cost us more money, you cannot put a price on a better environment. According to the EPA, for every tree saved due to recycling shredded paper (200lbs of paper), you also reduce consumption of approximately:
- 241.2 kwh of Energy
- 22.35 Gallons of Oil
- 1558 Liters of Water
- 3.7 Pounds of Air Pollution
- 5.67 Cubic feet of landfill materials
Fleet: Our fleet of trucks and mobile shredding units are all equipped with GPS tracking and analytic products to help us enforce and monitor our company idle-policy and monitor our unit fuel mileage. We utilize the latest technology in shredding trucks and pickup vehicles that consume less fuel and meet the toughest emissions standards through the use of Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD).
Faciltiy: At Western Archives we separate all used material to send to respective areas for recycle, these materials include:
- Wood (pallets)
Shredding Equipment: We use collection equipment built for eco-friendly applications. Our secure consoles all comply with LEED and CARB II regulations, while all our collection bins are fully recyclable and meet A.N.S.I. and EN-840 standards.