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About us

DGD Shredding

Secure Destruction Specialists

DGD Shredding is one of Ireland’s leading shredding and recycling organisations. We provide a range of secure and sustainable shredding services for paper, electronic media, products and uniform destruction across the Island of Ireland.

We ensure all material is destroyed to the highest industry standard and all our procedures are in accordance with EN15713 Secure Destruction of Confidential Data Code of Practice. It is our goal to work in partnership with our clients in managing risk and data protection for their organisations.

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Our Story

Established in 1998 DGD Papers LTD was founded by Liam Garvey and Mark Doupe to provide secure shredding services across the Mid-West of Ireland. The company now trades under its trade name DGD Shredding.

Over the last 25 years, significant investment has been made by the company to upgrade facilities, equipment, technology, fleet and people. The scale of its operation allows for nationwide capacity and DGD Shredding are one of the largest contractors in Ireland for secure shredding services.

Our Standards

At DGD Shredding we maintain a high level of security shredding standards through ISO 9001:2015 quality management system incorporating EN15713 Secure Destruction of Confidential Data Code of Practice. Pursuant to this we are audited annually by NQA to ensure our compliance to both our own ISO 9001 system and the specifications set out under EN15713. We also maintain ISO 14001:2015 environmental management system which covers all aspects of our environmental activities. Our company is also certified and fully registered on the FSQS supplier qualification system.

Data Protection

All of our team are professional, trained and garda vetted. Additionally, we have our own in-house legal team to offer advice on GDPR compliance. Furthermore, we ensure all data is destroyed to the highest industry standard while also providing certificates of destruction for all data shredded. Our process has a strong chain of custody & our procedures are in accordance with EN15713 secure destruction of confidential data code of practice.

We believe we offer the best value on the market and our cost-effective solutions do not compromise on compliance.

EN15713 Secure Data Destruction Standard for DGD Shredding
Green Awards Winners - Green Small Business of the Year - Green Business of the Year

DGD Shredding is committed to reducing or eliminating emissions through a number of initiatives. In 2021, we began our journey towards becoming a Carbon Net Zero company which included installing solar panels in the DGD Destruction Centre and office.

Being a sustainable company, we are continuously looking to implement new features that help to combat climate change and reduce carbon emissions even further. As a result, we are proud to have been won “Green Small Business of the Year” and the overall category of “Best Green Business of the Year” at the Bord na Móna Green Awards 2024. It is our objective to be a carbon net-zero company.

When you use our services you are choosing an environmentally friendly solution for your destruction needs.

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