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The Shred Authority

Phone: (312) 842-2900Fax: (312) 842-83304101 W. 124th Place, AlsipIL 60803 Send email to The Shred Authority

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BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since 08/01/2008

BBB has determined that The Shred Authority meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised The Shred Authority's rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • No complaints filed with BBB.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Advertising / Sales Issues0
Billing / Collection Issues0
Problems with Product / Service0
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on The Shred Authority

Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

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Chicago Shred Authority has requested that before filing a BBB complaint, consumers contact Ken Williams, President and CEO, at Ken@ShredAuthority.com or 312-842-2900.

Please understand that you can file a complaint with the BBB now or at any time during this process. It is our hope that Chicago Shred Authority will resolve the matter for you in an expedient manner.

BBB file opened: 04/04/2006Business started: 01/01/2002New Owner Date: 12/01/2005
Type of Entity

Limited Liability Corporation

Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Ken Williams (Owner)Customer Contact: Mr. John Landry (Vice President, Sale & Marketing)
Business Category

Paper & Document Shredding, Identity Theft Protection & Prevention Services, Recycling - Computers & Other Electronics, Recycling Services, Storage - Data, Office Records - Destruction

Alternate Business Names
Chicago Shred Authority, Renard Limited dba The Shred Authority
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