As we know we don't have document retention policies in SharePoint foundation 2013 and it's an enterprise feature.

Is there any alternative other then creating a timer job and go through hundreds, thousands for sites/libraries


Creating event receivers and manage retention polices in custom database ?

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In the timer job approach, you shouldn't have to loop through all items, just query the search service. See here for a doc about using the rest api.

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