Information Destruction Guidelines for Your Business

A red binder labelled "Confidential Data" is stacked with other binders and documents on a table surface.

Remember when TV and radio were free, and the idea of paying for bottled water seemed absurd? Times have changed! Today, information is the gold of the digital age. Effectively using information can mean big profits for your business, but losing or having your information stolen is like handing over cash to data thieves. Whether…

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Simplify Tax Season with a File Room Purge

Binders and folders with archive documents are lined up along shelves in a storage room.

You’ve probably heard Benjamin Franklin’s famous quote, “…in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.” While we can’t escape taxes, we can certainly make tax season less daunting with proper preparation. The term “purge” encompasses many things, all involving the removal of unwanted, outdated, or harmful items. When it comes to your files,…

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How to Implement a Clean Desk Policy During COVID

For many of us, remote working is here to stay. Whether it’s full time, or a hybrid model, it’s important to be proactive and firmly establish your business’s security policies and procedures. Since your staff will most likely still be spending some of their workweek at home, it’s important to establish a Clean Desk Policy,…

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We Shred & Recycle Cell Phones

Cell phones are a non-negotiable need in our lives. Also non-negotiable? The need to upgrade to a new model every couple of years. Although it doesn’t look like we’ll get away from planned obsolescence any time soon, we can at least recycle our cell phones. That’s where we come in! Protect your personal information   Our cell…

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Keep Your Confidential Information Secure in 2022

2021 was a notable year for data breaches and while we’re only a few weeks into January, 2022 isn’t shaping up to be much better. If your New Year’s resolution wasn’t to assess your business’s security, then now’s the time to reconsider! Learn why and how data breaches can impact you and, more importantly, what…

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5 Reasons to Partner with a Reputable Document Shredding Company

Does it make sense for your business to work with a professional shredding company? Keeping sensitive data secure is vital for continued success. Don’t risk your livelihood and that of your clients, customers, and employees. Ensure your reputation remains pristine and set up a regular shredding service! Read on for our top 5 reasons to…

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5 Ways To Make Your Workspace Less Claustrophobic

Offices can easily feel cluttered and claustrophobic, which increases stress on employees and reduces productivity. No matter if you’re back in the office or you’re working from home (or a combination of the two!), a few steps can improve the appearance and overall feeling of your workspace.   Mental health and clutter Studies indicate strong links…

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My Business Flooded: What Do I Do With The Water Damaged Documents?

Oregon may be in a drought but that doesn’t mean we can’t experience flooding. Commercial flooding can occur during the winter rains or due to broken or leaking pipes. Unfortunately, businesses can be hit with major damage when there’s flooding. If boxes of business documents and files were destroyed or damaged by flooding, what you should…

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5 Fascinating Facts About Document Shredding

In 2020, identity theft affected 49 million Americans and cost approximately $56 billion. Identity fraud is considered one of the fastest-growing crimes, thanks in no part to the proliferation of scams related to COVID-19. Regular, secure paper shredding services are one vital tool in protecting yourself and your family, business, clients, or employees from identity theft. Aside…

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