Emmet County Recycling's Document Shredding Service

Where and When

Document shredding service is offered at the Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center. (7363 South Pleasantview Road, east of Harbor Springs). Stop at the gatehouse and the attendant will show you where to go.

Drop-off Any Time We're Open

You can drop-off documents for shredding anytime the Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center is open: 8-4 weekdays and 8-3 Saturdays. You will see that your documents are locked up in a fenced area of our processing facility. This document storage cage is also under surveillance to ensure your documents are secure until they are shredded.

Witnessed Shredding

If you need to witness the destruction of your documents, make an appointment by clicking the button below.

Schedule an Appointment


$6 per copy-paper/small bankers box or equivalent, for example:

  • Two brown paper grocery bags $6
  • Large bankers box $9


Please do not bring your documents in garbage bags larger than 12 gallons. (12 gallons is the size of the white “tall kitchen bags.”) We have found that handling big floppy bags of documents is awkward and could injure our staff person--or you, loading and unloading them! It is fine to bring your documents in: small to medium-size boxes (i.e. copy paper boxes, small bankers' boxes, plastic file drawers) or paper grocery bags.

Please remove:

  • intensely colored papers and/or file folders
  • fastener folders
  • glue or staple-bound booklets/pads larger than a checkbook
  • hanging folders
  • binder clips
  • binders and spiral-bound booklets/pads

Sorting charges may be added to boxes that are not properly prepared.

There is no need to remove:

  • light cardboard
  • manila file folders
  • pastel colored papers
  • staples
  • paper clips
  • tape

Call 231-348-0640 to schedule your appointment or obtain more information.

How does this shredding thing work? Check out this video Harbor-Brenn Insurance Agencies made when they sponsored shredding for Earth Day 2016.

Shredding Companies Serving Our Area

CDM Mobile Shredding 231-944-5447

Iron Mountain 866-991-5835

Office Max 231-487-9156

Shred-it 844-975-4066

The UPS Store 231-559-0507

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