OSDD is an essential business and able to continue service during the stay at home protocols (COVID-19 Executive Order No. 8) for the state of Illinois. We have however suspended drop-off service at our Northbrook secure facility through June 1. Please contact us with any questions or to request a service. Click here for additional information and our full position statement.
OSDD is a 501(c)(3) social enterprise, creating career employment for people with disabilities. We endeavor to operate a customer service based business that allows our disabled employees to earn a fair wage and full time employment. Operating surplus from OSDD is re-invested across our family of organizations which provide housing, medical, employment, behavioral, and respite services for people with disabilities. OSDD is an Ability One contractor and an Illinois State Use Vendor. OSDD is an enterprise division of Glenkirk.
OSDD is AAA certified by the National Association for Information Destruction for plant based hard drive, paper, and non-paper media destruction as well as AAA certified for mobile shredding. This is the gold standard for security in our industry. OSDD, the only AAA certified 501(c)(3) in the Chicago area must pass annual audits and is subject to unannounced checks. NAID AAA certification includes but is not limited to HIPAA, FACTA and Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act compliance. OSDD also meets the security requirements of the federal government.
We are committed to doing our part as corporate citizens to protect the environment in which we all live. The majority of material OSDD destroys is recycled or re-purposed.
OSDD sends more than 5,000,000 pounds of paper per year to be re-pulped and processed into new products. This is roughly equivalent to 40,000 trees saved. Additionally, our electronic recycling services keep reusable and toxic materials out of landfills and waterways. Recyclables are processed to R2 certification entirely within the continental United States.