The main reason why people buy shredders is for information protection. Business owners, executive managers, and entry-level personnel alike all have a corresponding duty to both, responsibly keep company information safe and client information safe.
As you’ve probably noticed, many fields are moving away from paper copies of reports and files. Receipts are emailed, documents can be electronically signed, and physically filing is becoming obsolete. With all of this electronic data, this in turn means that you’re likely storing data on hard drives, CDs and DVDs far more frequently. Or perhaps you’ve decided to switch credit or debit cards and have no further use for your old ones.