At LJP Waste Solutions, we focus on helping large commercial businesses reach their sustainability goals by reformulating your entire waste processing system, so it operates as efficiently as possible. As part of our waste processing solutions, we also offer full product destruction solutions. But, what are product destruction solutions, and why are they necessary? Why isn’t it enough to just recycle and convert our waste products to fuel? At LJP Waste Solutions, we offer a plethora of waste processing solutions so we can provide comprehensive services to a wide range of customers. We want to do everything we can to help you reach your goals, and providing extensive services is one of the ways we go about doing this. Here, our sustainability experts will discuss what product destruction is and why it is useful in certain situations.

What is Product Destruction?

As part of our waste processing solutions, we also offer product destruction. Product destruction is essentially shredding and destroying excess or sensitive materials. Depending on the situation, we will either destroy the products of our own accord, or we will destroy them and provide proof of destruction at the request of our clients. To destroy the products, we essentially run them through a hammer mill. After the materials go through the hammer mill, they will be destroyed and come out in dozens, if not hundreds, of pieces of material six-inches in size or less. The hammer mill has a six-inch screen in it, and anything that gets put through the mill comes out irreparably damaged and in small shapes. Additionally, we have several shredders that can further damage the materials that went through the hammer mill. To learn more about our product destruction processes, contact our sustainability experts today.

Why Is Product Destruction Necessary?

There are a handful of reasons as to why we may choose to use product destruction during the waste processing process. From customer requests to fuel conversion, there are several reasons as to why we choose this method for some waste processing systems. When you operate a large commercial business, you know how critical it is to sort different materials to ensure they can be properly reused, recycled, or converted into fuel. This ultimately determines how much of a difference you are able to make in the long run. Here are some of the reasons as to why we use product destruction and the purpose behind it:


●        Customer Request | The primary reason as to why we offer product destruction services is due to customer demand. Oftentimes, our customers, such as hospitals, client-based services, or other companies, need to dispose of old records they no longer need. These could be anything from medical records to old supplier records and anything in between. Even if your business no longer needs these records, they’re still not something you want in the hands of strangers, so it is crucial you request these products get destroyed. Sensitive and confidential records are one of the most common materials we destroy, and we would be happy to explain this process to you in greater detail.

●        Fuel Conversion | Another of the primary reasons we offer product destruction services is for the purpose of RDF conversion. It is easier for materials to be converted to fuel if they are first shredded and destroyed. The materials are then transported to our power plant to be converted to Refuse-Derived Fuel, which is clean energy used to power different power plants.


While there are several reasons we can conduct product destruction, fuel conversion, and customer requests for confidentiality are the two primary reasons. In addition to providing these services, we also offer proof and documentation that your materials were destroyed. Oftentimes, we find that our customers who wish to have old records destroyed like to have proof, so they know we followed through on our end. We can offer video evidence, documentation, and a trained officer to ensure your materials are destroyed. Our dedication to your needs sets us above the competition, and we recommend you come to LJP Waste Solutions for your product destruction needs.

Materials We Destroy

At LJP Waste Solutions, we are able to destroy several types of products so we can serve all your needs. Some of the many materials we can destroy includes:


●        Outdated business or medical records

●        Payroll records

●        Old business cards

●        Misprinted products

●        And more


To learn more about the materials we can destroy and our process for that, contact our team today.

Contact LJP Waste Solutions Today

If you are in the Upper Midwest and searching for a company dedicated to sustainability to help you reach your company goals, contact LJP Waste Solutions today. We are the industry leader in sustainability efforts and practices, and we will do what we can to help you transform your business. To learn more or request a consultation, give us a call at 507-625-1968 or message us on our contact page today.