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Where Shredding Fits In With Secure School Record Management

Whenever you need to dispose documents, shredding them first is always one of the best ways to protect information. Besides security, though, there are also legal requirements to shred student records according to the education-specific FERPA law. Learn more about what FERPA covers and how shredding can you help...
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How Much Do You Save With Mobile Shredding?

Mobile shredding gives the opportunity to watch your paper be shred at your curbside. A shred truck with an industrial shredder comes to your location to shred the documents. Rather than shredding them yourself, mobile comes to you. This makes it a cost-efficient option as well as convenient. Watch...

How to Find the Shredding Services Closest to You

Before starting to look for a shredding service, it’s important to know whether you need drop-off, mobile, or another type of shredding first, since the best way to find nearby shredding can vary. Some factors to keep in mind are: How much shredding do you have? Do you need...
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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...
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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 to accumulate enough. But for others, paper that needs shredding can pile up quickly. This is where scheduled shredding comes...
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...
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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...
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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...