Local shred events

Shredding Events: A Nearby Solution for Free Shredding

Shred events are a secure shredding option for individuals within a community that offer a number of other benefits as well. Watch the video or read the transcript below to learn about these benefits, how the process works, and more. Video Transcript What Are Shred Events? Shred events are...
Save money with shred events

How Shred Events Can Help Save You Money On Shredding

For the average person, shredding can be expensive. Depending on how much material you have to shred, it can be difficult to see how paying for a shredding service is worth it. Unfortunately, there really aren’t any ways to get free shredding yourself. If you want to do the...
Scheduled Shredding

What Is Scheduled Shredding?

Every small business is different, especially when it comes to how much shredding it needs to do. For some, it may take weeks or months before the shredding material reaches a breaking point. But for others, paper that needs to be shredded piles up quickly. That’s where scheduled shredding...
What is FACTA?

What Is Facta and How Does It Affect Shredding?

FACTA (Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act) is an amendment to the Fair Credit Reporting Act that was added to protect consumers from fraud and identity theft. FACTA was passed in 2003 and is designed to reduce the risk of consumer fraud and identity theft with the use of...

What Is the Facta Disposal Rule?

Enacted in 2003, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act, or FACTA, is an amendment to the Fair Crediting Reporting Act. FACTA was added to protect consumers from identity theft by providing rules on how their information should be shared and destroyed. One of the most important parts of...
Hard Drive Destruction

Hard Drive Shredding: The Process & How Much It Costs

Hard drive destruction is important for your own security as well as compliance with laws like HIPAA that also have destruction requirements for hard copies. To ensure information is securely destroyed, there are 3 main ways to go about it: formatting, shredding, or degaussing. Watch the video or read...
Hard Drive Shredding

How Hard Drive Shredding Works

It is important for any business to protect sensitive or confidential data. While electronic information is already covered by privacy laws like HIPAA and FACTA, no less care should be taken when dealing with the hardware that contains that information. Depending on the methods you use when retiring old...
Wait before shredding your tax records.

How Long Should I Wait Before Shredding Tax Records?

As tax season begins to wind down, it can be tempting to clean up by shredding old records. But before you shred any of your tax documents, it’s important to assess what you have to make sure you’re not getting rid of anything too soon. What to Keep and...