LAKE FOREST, IL, June 26, 2018 – Shred-it, a worldwide leader in information security, today announced that it was awarded a new document and media destruction contract for three years with the option to renew for three additional one year periods through U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance (U.S. Communities).
Following a thorough evaluation by the lead agency in Cobb County, Ga., Shred-it was awarded the contract based on the company’s success and experience providing information security services to the public sector. Shred-it’s national contract with U.S. Communities covers:
The contract also includes complementary services from Shred-it’s parent company Stericycle, a leading medical waste management provider, to provide the disposal of biohazardous waste materials such as medical waste and sharps, and universal waste management solutions for items such as batteries, lamps and mercury-containing equipment.
“This is an important partnership for our company, and we are committed to providing the highest level of services to meet the individual needs of each agency,” Ann Nickolas, Vice President of Stericycle. “Shred-it became the company it is today by making security and customer service our top priorities in meeting our customers’ needs, and we look forward to providing our best-in-class destruction and disposal services to local and state government agencies, school districts (K-12), higher education institutions, and nonprofits."
"Shred-it’s document and media destruction and waste disposal services will provide tremendous value to public agencies looking to maintain security, efficiency and industry compliance,” said Stephanie Brice, Supervisor of Procurement Services with Cobb County, Georgia. “These services will not only help the public sector protect consumers but will also improve security and safety operations. We look forward to building our partnership with Shred-it and giving public agencies access to exceptional destruction and waste disposal solutions.”
For more information about Shred-it and its full line of services and solutions, visit www.shredit.com.
Shred-it is a world-leading information security company providing information destruction services that ensure the security and integrity of our clients' private information. Shred-it, a Stericycle solution, operates in 170 markets throughout 19 countries worldwide, servicing more than 400,000 global, national and local businesses. For more information, please visit www.shredit.com.