About Lauren Hilinski

A graduate of the University of Denver, Lauren started as an Intern with Shred Nations and became a Digital Marketing Specialist to support content and SEO efforts. Shred Nations connects people and businesses in need of secure shredding solutions to reputable local providers.

Entries by Lauren Hilinski

Shredder Rental: Benefits and How It Works

Dec 12, 2018  |  by Renting a shredder is one of the most secure, economical ways to protect your private information. If you are looking for a convenient and compliant way to discard your expired documents, watch the video or read the transcript below to find out more about how shredder rental works. Video Transcript What Comes with Renting a […]

Do I Need Yellow or Black Containers for My Chemo Waste?

Dec 07, 2018  |  by Properly disposing of your medical waste reduces exposure for your employees and helps keep the environment clean and safe. If you produce chemotherapy waste, you will be dealing with hazardous and borderline hazardous waste that you must handle and dispose properly. What Is Chemo Waste? Chemo waste includes materials contaminated with or used during the […]

What Are the Different Shredder Security Levels

Nov 16, 2018  |  by When choosing how to shred your documents you will want to consider shred size. The size of the paper shreds affects information security and possibly the cost of your service. Watch the video or read the transcript below for more in depth information on the different shredding sizes available and what to expect when you […]

Shredding Laws: How to Ensure You Stay Compliant

Nov 02, 2018  |  by Complying with the law ensures you avoid steep fines, a poor reputation, and other legal troubles. Discover the best tips on complying with document shredding and information security laws at your organization. Watch the video or read the transcript below to learn more. Video Transcript What Legal Requirements Need Consideration? Ranging from health care to […]

Is Business Document Shredding a Requirement or a Suggestion?

Oct 26, 2018  |  by Many organizations shred their sensitive documents, but is this a choice or a legal necessity? In short, business are not required by law to explicitly shred their documents, however they can be held legally liable for negligent exposure of sensitive customer and employee information. As security breaches and data loss are making headlines, becoming more […]

How To Properly Dispose Medical Waste

Oct 19, 2018  |  by Medical waste can be harmful and aid in the spread of infectious diseases. In order to protect patients and employees, medical waste needs to be disposed of properly. Watch the video below or read the following transcript for a guide on proper medical waste disposal. Video Transcript What is Medical Waste Medical waste is generally […]

How to Safely Dispose of Medical Waste

 |  by Medical waste must be properly handled and disposed of to prevent the unnecessary spread of infectious diseases. What is Medical Waste Medical waste is any type of material that is itself or is contaminated by (or even potentially contaminated by) infectious materials. This type of waste includes items such as blood and other bodily fluids, […]

Shred Bins: What They Are, Options, and How to Choose

Oct 05, 2018  |  by Shred bins are designed to keep your documents safe between shredding services. Keep your private information safe by regularly shredding your documents, and use this article to find the right shred bin for your intermediate storage needs. Video Transcript What is a Shred Bin? Shred bins are equipped with secure hasps so that the lid […]

How to Select the Best Shred Bin to Match How Much You Shred

Oct 02, 2018  |  by Choosing the right sized shred bin can make the document shredding process streamlined and efficient. Follow this guide to ensure you set up your shredding program with maximum effectiveness and efficiency. Different Sized Shred Bins: Pros and Cons The size shred bin you select depends on a variety of factors including how much paper you […]

5 Tips for Improving Workplace Security

Sep 26, 2018  |  by The more secure a workplace is the lower the chances of a data breach. With new stories of data breaches due to employee theft and negligence coming out each day, locking down and tightening up on office security helps to reduce or eliminate one of the most common causes for data breaches. Video Transcript 1. […]