Building Services provides a records disposal service for University Departments. This service is one of several records disposal options available to the University community. The Princeton University Purchasing Office details other records disposal options.
Method of Disposal
The method of disposal includes:
- Waste Disposal
- Confidential Shredding
Records Shredded by Building Services
This records disposal service is recommended for the shredding of large quantities of records when using a small shredding machine is impractical. Shredding takes place at the PUSF by a certified document destruction company several times a year. Records to be shredded are in some cases stored at the PUSF until an amount of records to be destroyed are accumulated there as specified by the shredding document destruction company. Transport charges apply to records transferred to the facility for shredding by Building Services' movers.
To Prepare Your Records for Disposal
Prepare all records for disposal as follows:
- Place all documents in a box and secure with heavy duty tape.
- Label each box with:
- phone number
- Label each box containing records to be shredded with additional information:
- The words "Confidential Shredding"
- Number of boxes to be shredded
To Request This Service
Departments must authorize all records disposal by submitting the PUSF Record Disposal/Authorization Form. You will be asked to select a method of disposal and provide your project grant account number.
Fee for Service
The fee for service depends on the method of destruction.
$0.15 per lb., plus the labor cost necessary to transport the items.
- Recycled and Garbage Disposal:
Disposal is free except in cases where the quantity of items requires Building Services' movers. Labor costs would then apply.