THE RR BLOG

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What to Look for in a Hard Drive Destruction Provider

The evolution of hard disk drives has been nothing short of remarkable. From the bulky systems of the ...
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A Senior’s Guide to the Do’s and Don’ts of Document Shredding

As we reflect on what we learned from National Senior Fraud Awareness Day on May 15, it's essential ...
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Paper Shredding for Earth Day and Every Day

Three Facts about Earth Day Preserving Trees: Did you know that there are 400 trees for every person ...
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How a File Room Cleanout Can Transform Tax Season

Have you taken a moment to assess the chaos in your file room lately? Is it overflowing with ...
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What Accountants Should Look for in a Shredding Company

Have you ever wondered if the opening sound of a cash register in Pink Floyd’s song “Money” is ...
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Paper Shredding and Global Recycling Day are Perfect Partners

In the world of unexpected pairings, think David Bowie and Bing Crosby singing “Little Drummer Boy” in 1977 ...
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Why Free Shredding is a Bad Idea

Meet Mohamed Aziz, a 72-year-old bookseller in Morocco, whose loyal commitment to his bookstore for over 43 years ...
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Shred Bins:
What They Are and How to Choose

During a recent staff lunch meeting, the topic of outsourcing our document destruction needs was discussed. The conversation ...
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Do I Really Need a Certificate of Destruction for Shredding?

Life is riddled with decisions carrying varying degrees of risk. Do you buy the extended warranty? Do you ...
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Regulations That Demand Secure Information Disposal

Do you recall playing a game with friends only to realize you’ve been playing it incorrectly all along? ...
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Ghost in the Machine: Debunking the Myth of Data Deletion

The discussion surrounding the concept of the “ghost in the machine” has spanned almost six decades, gaining renewed ...
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December is Officially Identity Theft Awareness & Prevention Month

December is designated as Identity Theft Awareness & Prevention Month. You might question why this month, of all ...
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