What is NAID AAA Certification and Why Is It So Important?

How would you choose a reputable data destruction company for your business? Forbes indicates that 92% of consumers trust friend and family recommendations over all forms of advertising. 64% of marketing executives believe word of mouth is the most effective form of marketing. When you search out a service provider, what sources of information do…

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The True Cost of In-House Shredding

Have you ever heard a commercial on the radio that was so bad, you asked, “Why don’t they get a professional actor to do that instead of doing it themselves?” Now, ask yourself the same question about shredding. If your only reason to shred in-house is to save money, you should know it’s likely you…

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December is Identity Theft Awareness & Prevention Month

If you do have kleptophobia, you are not alone, and if your fear involves having your identity stolen, December is the perfect month to help you deal with that. The Federal Trade Commission received nearly 1.4 million reports of identity theft in 2020, making it the most common type of complaint lodged by consumers. To…

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How to Keep Your Medical Records Private

Some or all of the health information shared with your doctor may also be shared with insurance companies, pharmacies, anonymously to researchers, and—within certain, specific limitations—your employer. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is all the more readily available in this highly-digital culture. The privacy of your health records is protected by the Health Insurance Portability and…

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How to Choose a Local Shredding Company in Nashville

Starting Right “Eat, drink, and celebrate everything in Nashville,” is what they say around here. Nashville is a great place to be and a great place to do business. Working with local suppliers will continue to make this wonderful community thrive. So, when you are looking for a shredding company, look no further than the…

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How Does Plant-Based Shredding Work?

Plant-Based Offsite Shredding Service Machine

Protect Your Time and Energy Garage sales take a lot of work, and the double payoff is that you get rid of a lot of unwanted items and make money. However, a double payoff is not guaranteed. My neighbor was moving, and I scored some great items because he said he had better things to…

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Secure Shredding and the Hybrid Office

What is the “Hybrid Office”? The term “hybrid office” refers to a working arrangement where employees move between home and office, and COVID-19 made it a reality for many businesses. Companies that have embraced the hybrid office feel it improves employee morale and productivity by giving staff a better work-life balance, more personal time, and…

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Where to Put Your Shred Collection Containers

Shred collection containers are locked bins or decorative consoles designed to prevent unauthorized access to documents that are waiting for shredding. Collection containers are designed like a mailbox, with an opening for depositing documents that need to be shredded. Shred collection containers help you stay compliant with security and privacy laws like the Health Insurance…

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Data Breach Risk: Paper Records vs. Digital Records

I overheard someone say, “Electronic records are safer than paper records because you can’t encrypt paper.” There’s a grain of truth to that otherwise-inaccurate statement. Here’s why. Same but Different Encryption of digital records is a great security device because it is relatively affordable and can be updated regularly in an attempt to stay ahead…

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6 Ways to Cut Your Document Shredding Costs

It may seem like a no-brainer to think that shredding your own documents by using an inexpensive office shredder is a great way to reduce your document shredding costs, but there’s a better way that might not be so obvious. Consider all the factors required to set up your document shredding system: 1. Forget the…

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How You Know It’s Time to Outsource Your Shredding

Hopefully, your company has always embraced the necessity of shredding documents. As your business has grown, the number of shredding machines has probably increased, too. You’re trying to protect private information but also make shredding affordable. And maybe you’re wondering, “How long should I keep this up?” There comes a time when paper shredding should…

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Choosing a Product Destruction Provider

A product destruction service offers secure destruction of trademarked products, uniforms, ID badges, and other obsolete, discontinued, recalled, outdated, or no-longer-needed items to keep them out of the wrong hands. A product destruction company transports these items to a plant for secure destruction. Why Should I Have These Products Destroyed? Do you have any of…

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