Columbia is the capital and second largest city in the state of South Carolina with a population estimate of just under 135,000. Columbia is the first city in the United States to be named after Christopher Columbus. The city is affectionately known as the “Soda City” by those who live there, but not because soda is manufactured in Columbia. The nickname comes from the abbreviation of Columbia to “Cola.”

Shred Monkeys is a paper shredding service that recently expanded to South Carolina. Bobbie and Gustavo “Gus” Atehortua are the Managing Partners of Shred Monkeys Carolina located in the small town of Chapin serving Columbia, Charleston, Aiken, Spartanburg, Sumter, Greenville and surrounding areas.

Why Shred?

Shredding reduces the costs of managing information that is no longer needed for your operations or business.

Our paper shredding service protects your reputation by protecting confidential information and the confidential information of your customers and clients.

We come to you with a plan that is simple to purchase, flexible and easy to manage. With Shred Monkeys, you get personalized service.

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Shredding in South Carolina

Shred Monkeys in South Carolina has compliant, secure and environmentally friendly shredding services for companies of any size or type. Our shredding services are a one-time operation or recurring, depending on what you need. Shredding services are tailored to fit you.

Financial Services

Secure your confidential information with document destruction services from Shred Monkeys.

The success and failure of a financial business rely largely on their reputation and integrity. Both clients and customers expect performance built on a foundation of confidentiality, privacy and information security.

With the threat of breaches, how financial institutions collect and store information is coming under increased scrutiny. Protect your business and your reputation with Shred Monkeys

Hotels and Hospitality

The hotel and hospitality industries have seen their fair share of data breaches in the last several years. And while POS and network systems are hardest hit, low-tech information on paper documents are a threat to security.

Don’t think that it can’t happen to you. The hospitality industry has the fourth largest share of breach incidents, this affects both large chains and single businesses.


Protect patient confidentiality with secure paper shredding services by Shred Monkeys. Whether you are a part of a doctor’s network or a part of a hospital, the requirement regarding the collection, maintenance and eventual destruction of confidential and personal information is significant. Mishandling if such information could lead to penalties, fines and even loss of license.


Protect loan applications, invoices and marketing materials from unwanted eyes with shredding services by Shred Monkeys.


As an insurance broker, you provide clients with peace of mind that their assets are properly covered in the event of a loss or emergency. And your clients expect you to keep any personal information about them safe, secure and private. You cannot afford a security breach. Keep your information safe with Shred Monkeys.