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Secure Data and Document Destruction: Types of Personal Information that Identity Thieves Steal

January 27, 2018

Identity thieves have adopted several different methods of stealing personal information. Some of the more common ways of obtaining information include sifting through garbage or breaking into mailboxes in search of bank statements and other identifiable material. Old hard drives that get donated or resold, for example, may still contain easily accessible information, even if…

5 Common Paper Shredding Myths Businesses Believe

January 19, 2018

By Michael Ostrea When it comes to protecting your sensitive information and minimizing the chances of identity theft, it pays to know the facts. Although document shredding practices have been proven to decrease privacy breach incidents, many organizations are misinformed about document shredding best practices, which increases their vulnerability to breaches. In this article, we…

Why Is It Important to Shred Business Documents?

January 19, 2018

In today’s capitalist society, businesses have access to a lot of information. While much of this information is stored digitally, many businesses continue to store paper files with sensitive and confidential information. Eventually, there comes a point where these types of files are no longer needed. At that point, the proper course of action is…

NAID – What It Is and Why It Matters to the Security Of Your Business

January 19, 2018

Privacy and security are huge concerns for any business in that internal and external information must be protected. The decision to go with the right shredding company is an important step in maintaining protective measures against identify theft, corporate espionage, and other forms of malicious breaches. From a basic level, the process of selecting a…

The Benefits of Using a Professional Shredding Company

January 19, 2018

While many services can be performed within your company, document shredding should be reserved for an external shredding company. Using a mobile shredding service will protect you, save you time, help the environment, and provide a number of other benefits for you and your business. They Save You Time and Money Having a mobile shredding business handle…

5 Critical Things to Know Before Getting Rid of Your E-Waste

January 19, 2018

By Michael Ostrea In this day and age, our insatiable demand for “must have” new products and a constant need for businesses to upgrade electronic devices have led to an explosive growth in the electronics industry with new, state-of-the-art technology connecting us to the world, simplifying our daily lives, and maintaining a competitive edge. However,…

The Importance of Medical Record Destruction

January 19, 2018

If you’ve ever been on the wrong side of a claim or have observed what happens to a company when there is an information security breach, you understand the need to destroy sensitive information in a timely manner. But is mobile shredding really a secure process? How does it differ from off-site shredding and how you can…

Shredding Legal Documents to Protect Your Firm and Clients

January 18, 2018

Law firms accomplish important client work on a daily basis. Keeping careful records is critical to the work you do, but the risks of a data breach are a concern because you are constantly dealing with sensitive information. Relying on your staff to manage the secure disposal and destruction of valuable information can be an…

Shredding Services for Financial Institutions to Remain Compliant

January 18, 2018

Financial institutions regularly review and collect private personal information for their clients. Everything from identity tracking information to bank account numbers is part of daily business. Without careful observation of disposal laws, it is all too easy to allow this information to fall into the wrong hands. Mobile shredding services can help financial institutions remain…

The Importance of Medical Record Destruction

January 18, 2018

If you’ve ever been on the wrong side of a claim or have observed what happens to a company when there is an information security breach, you understand the need to destroy sensitive information in a timely manner. But is mobile shredding really a secure process? How does it differ from off-site shredding and how you can…

Electronics Recycling: How to Safely Dispose of, Donate, or Recycle Electronics

January 16, 2018

In our technologically advanced society, new and improved devices tend to surface on an annual basis. Once products become obsolete, they are usually replaced by their more modern versions and disposed of. The manner in which they are disposed of is important as simply throwing them away can have significant environmental impacts. The good news…

How Do I Dispose of CRT Glass Properly?

January 10, 2018

Cathode ray tubes have been used in computer and television monitors in the past, but they have since been replaced by more advanced technology.  As modern flat screen monitors render cathode ray tube (CRT) technology obsolete, recyclers progressively have less incentive to repurpose CRT devices. CRT monitors have, as a result, been abandoned or improperly…

CRT Glass Destruction

December 29, 2017

CRT (cathode ray tube) glass is an older technology used in electronic devices such as computer and television monitors. As dated electronic appliances are replaced by more modern technologies, CRT equipment must be handled and disposed of carefully to avoid safety risks associated with improper destruction practices. Conserving Landfill Space Glass does not break down,…

Product Disposal and the Gray Market

December 20, 2017

Buying, selling, and trading is a complicated business in today’s consumer world. Legitimate businesses go through time-consuming, costly legal processes to sell their products. However, there are many who would take advantage of this system and try to profit at your expense. You can protect your business and your brand by carefully monitoring your processes…

Secure Data and Document Destruction (Mobile Shredding)

December 19, 2017

Do you and your business make it a habit of shredding everything or are you selective about what is shredded? Today, enterprises acquire mass amounts of information about their clients and employees, much of which is still stored using paper filing. Despite having a general understanding of the importance of data and document destruction, many…