Posts Categorized: File Shredding and Recycling

Question: How Long Do I Need to Hang onto Business Documents Before Shredding Them?

A frequently asked question that we hear is how long businesses need to keep business documents before disposing of them. Document management can be a little tricky because the truth is that there is no hard and fast rule on this. As it relates to healthcare, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (or HIPAA)… Read More »

Is Your Document Destruction Plan Environmentally Conscious?

If your document management and disposal strategy consist of simply throwing your documents in the recycling bin, STOP! You are needlessly putting your data security at risk! Also, if you are recycling non-recyclable materials (such as film), you are actually doing more harm then good by releasing dangerous toxins into the ecosystem. It’s very important… Read More »

4 Reasons EVERY employee should be trained on document shredding and recycling

Maintaining clear and organized records is an important part of doing business, especially if you are dealing with contracts on a regular basis. But there inevitably comes a time when archiving those records becomes an unnecessary burden. Disposing of old and unnecessary physical documents can be quite a process. And if your employees don’t know… Read More »

How Going Paperless Is Easier Than You Think

Going paperless is a great way to increase productivity, accessibility, and smarter decision-making within your company. Moving to the cloud has clear benefits in terms of convenience and storage capacity. The accessibility and functionality of Google Drive is truly hard to compete with. But trusting the cloud can be a challenge. Businesses from large to… Read More »

Get Your Documents Shredded with Ease And Security

Maintaining clear and organized records is an important part of doing business. But there inevitably comes a time when archiving those records becomes an unnecessary burden. Disposing of old and unnecessary physical documents can be quite a process. The truth is that there is so much more to secure document disposal than simply throwing them… Read More »

Why Assured Document Destruction Is Important In the Digital Age

The digital age has brought with it new levels of convenience and productivity but also new levels of risk when it comes to data security. Document destruction in the digital age is as important as ever before.  There is so much more to destroying a document properly than ripping up some paper and throwing it… Read More »

There’s More to X-Ray Film Recycling than Shredding

Think you can get away with simple shredding of your old x-ray film? Stop right there. The film is made up of a variety of materials and chemicals that make recycling film records interesting, to say the least. Medical film, in particular, presents several challenges in proper disposal, from patient security to toxin management. If… Read More »

Why You Should Always Trust the Experts with X-Ray Film Recycling

We’re living and working in an age when the decisions we make have long term and far-reaching effects. X-Ray film disposal and recycling can have severe and complicated side effects if you don’t know what you’re doing. That’s why it’s so important to work with an expert who understands the complexities of records management. Here’s… Read More »

The key to decluttering your office…the secure way

It’s that time of year when we all look to clear out the clutter and start fresh. Your office is no exception. But how do you organize your office without putting your clients and your employees at risk? The answer is in your document recycling and disposal process. Here’s what you should know about recycling… Read More »

How should you properly dispose of old plastic film?

Plastic film recycling is an important part of many company’s records management plan. But, it must be done in the right way or risk heavy penalties. For industries like healthcare, there are unique challenges around document disposal because of data security. But the amount of x-ray and other film is of real concern to hospitals… Read More »