Posts Categorized: File Shredding and Recycling

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 »

Looking for a new way to help your environment? Invest in clean film recycling techniques

Film recycling is a big deal. Not only are there several different environmental toxins contained within, but the improper disposal of this material can really do damage to your environment. Film disposal is a federally regulated act as most x-rays and film contain silver. Silver is toxic to microorganisms which are the foundation of the… Read More »

How Thorough is Your Current Process for Film Recycling?

Film recycling is a strange beast. The material contains a wide variety of chemicals and toxins that are regulated by local environmental agencies as well as the issues at risk around client data and privacy. If you aren’t confident that you are protecting yourself and your company in how you are recycling your film records,… Read More »

Don’t Fool Around, Make Sure to Destroy Your Secure Documents

April Fool’s Day doesn’t need to leave you feeling the fool. Make sure you are doing your due diligence and making sure that your secure documents are destroyed properly. Whether it’s medical film, client data, human resources documentation, or other critical documentation, you need to make sure that you are following the right standards of… Read More »

Ready for some spring cleaning? Recycle old documents and files properly by following these tips

As the warm weather comes to your part of the region, the urge to clean out old documents and re-organize your filing cabinets can come on strong. It’s a good thing, and helps companies create a fresh start and clear out the clutter. But not every document can be thrown in the trash. Recycling files… Read More »

Data Security Starts With Education: Free resources to share with your team to improve their knowledge

When it comes to data security, knowledge is power. But without the most up to date information or training opportunities, you and your employees might be at a distinct disadvantage. Hackers and cyber criminals are always learning and creating new ways to gain access to data that is not theirs to access. Therefore, it’s critical… Read More »