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Novak Sanitary residential trash customers are allowed to bring the equivalent of five banker size boxes of documents per year to our office to be shredded, free of charge! After the five free boxes per year, the cost is only $10 per box.

Individuals who are not Novak residential trash customers may also drop off documents to be shredded. The cost is $10 per box (size equivalent to 12" x 15" x 10").

Please bring items to our Novak office:

Hours Monday-Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Address 5000 W 8th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57107

What should residents bring to shred?

In short, all sensitive information including junk mail and paperwork that includes the items below should be destroyed.

  • Account numbers
  • Birth dates
  • Passwords and PINs
  • Signatures
  • Social Security numbers

To protect your privacy, you should also consider shredding items that include:

  • Names
  • Addresses
  • Phone numbers
  • E-mail addresses
Paper Shredding Services truck driver.

Below is a list of specific items to consider shredding for your safety and privacy:

  • Address labels from junk mail and magazines
  • ATM receipts
  • Bank statements
  • Birth certificate, extra copies of
  • Canceled and voided checks
  • Credit and charge card bills, statements and receipts
  • Credit reports and histories
  • Employee pay stubs
  • Employment records
  • Expired credit and identification cards including driver's licenses, college IDs, military IDs, employee badges, medical insurance cards, etc.
  • Expired passports and visas
  • Insurance documents
  • Investment, stock and property transactions
  • Legal documents
  • Luggage tags
  • Medical and dental records
  • Papers with a Social Security number
  • Pre-approved credit card applications
  • Receipts with checking account numbers
  • Report cards
  • Resumes or curriculum
  • Signatures (such as those found on leases, contracts, letters)
  • Tax forms
  • Transcripts
  • Travel itineraries
  • Used airline tickets
  • Utility bills (telephone, gas, electric, water, cable TV, Internet)