Confidential Paper Recycling

Available as sack collection
Available as cabinet or internal bin collection
Available as sack collection

Paperwork for-your-eyes-only needs to be taken seriously and destroyed correctly and compliantly.

Our specialist confidential paper recycling and paper shredding services are 100% GDPR compliant.

The secure paper shredding service includes QR barcode scanning and tracking and collections by DBS-checked operatives in CCTV monitored and GPS-tracked low emission vehicles.

And, for peace of mind, your confidential paper documents are shredded within 24 hours by our industrial paper shredder located at our BS15713-accredited facilities. Office paper shredding doesn't get more secure than that!

Our trusted confidential paper shredding services include:

  • certificate of destruction
  • QR code scanning for secure tracking
  • no minimum collection
  • CCTV monitored and GPS-tracked fleets
  • shredded paper is 100% recycled
  • secure, monitored facility
  • no hidden fees

Need something else? We also offer confidential data recycling and hard drive destruction services.

✔︎ Chuck it in
✘ Please keep it out
  • White paper

  • Coloured paper

  • Pamphlets

How our Confidential Paper Recycling service works

  • STEP 1


    Uniformed, DBS- verified operatives collect your confidential paper and scan a QR code.

  • STEP 2


    Confidential papers are transported via a CCTV monitored, GPS tracked, automatic-lock vehicle to our depot.

  • STEP 3


    Paper shredding happens within 24 hours at the BS15713- accredited facility at our depot.

  • STEP 4


    A certificate of destruction is provided for each collection of confidential paper.

  • STEP 5


    The shredded paper is used to produce new paper products, such as newspapers, tissues and copier paper - which you can buy here!


Easy switch from your current provider
Flexible collections up to 3 times a day, 7 days a week
Amazing support available 24/7/365
Zero-to-landfill, with all non-recyclable waste sent to generate Green energy.
Service Extras, like compliance certificates and tip posters
Responsible processing of materials in our award-winning facility

Once collected from your business premises, your confidential paperwork is safely transported in a CCTV monitored, GPS-tracked vehicle to one of our BS15713-accredited facilities to be churned through our impressive industrial paper shredder.

A certificate of destruction will be provided to your business after each collection for our paper shredding services. This will give you confirmation that any important information has been disposed of correctly and compliantly.

All our confidential sacks for office paper shredding are made of recycled plastic and, once the paperwork is shredded, the sacks are recycled again!

Did you know that once you’ve taken advantage of our London paper recycling services (also available in Birmingham!), all the shredded paper is used to produce new products such as newspapers and recycled copier paper?

At First Mile, we work to keep you happy, which is why we offer flexible collections for confidential paper shredding and recycling in and around the London and Birmingham areas. Our reliable drivers collect 3 times a day, 7 days a week, or more in some cases, to help ensure you and your business stay on top of your waste disposal.

Need something else? We also offer confidential data recycling and hard drive destruction services. If you have any questions about the recycling and office paper shredding services we have on offer at First Mile, our Customer Success Team is at the ready 24/7/365.

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It takes 5 litres of water to make just one new sheet of A4 paper, but shredded paper can be recycled between five and seven times - saving water, energy and trees.

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You're two steps away from a cheaper, greener recycling service.

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