This is a catch-all section for everything related to shredding. We help explain some of our services, discuss security, and help provide insight and tips on which service to use.

We offer details about anything that might not particularly fit in another category, but is still valuable information to you for your business.

Product Destruction Breakdown

When it comes to destroying certain products, it is important that everything is handled properly.  Product destruction can mean quite a few different things, but when we talk about product destruction specifically, we are talking about products that need to be destroyed due to recalls and excess production.  When...

Speaking of College

University of California at Berkeley has decided to roll back its plan to take genetic samples of incoming freshmen. The change is a result of the California Department of Public Health’s ruling that the genetic testing required advance approval from physicians and should be done only by specially-licensed clinical...

Boxes and Boxes to Shred

Boxes, boxes everywhere but how much to be shred? The biggest thing that will impact the cost of the shredding job is how much needs to be done. The cost per pound decreases as the total size of the job increases. It will cost around a dollar per pound...

Product Destruction

When we mention that we are a shredding service most people immediately think of paper. While that is a majority of what we shred that is not all we shred. The beauty of having an industrial shredder is having the ability to shred almost anything. Here are just some things that...

Danger of Shredder Fires

There have been a rash of news reports about shredding trucks and shredding plants having fires. Over the weekend it was a truck at a community shredding event. Today it was at a shredding plant in Lawrenceville. The increased reports may lead you to believe that something is going...

Customer Service is Growing

If you call in you may hear a new voice. Taylor Clemons joined Shred Nations to help meet our growing call volume.  Her primary responsibilities are working with people who need a shredding service to find the right solution. She comes with a history of strong customer service skills...

Why Do Companies Want Your Phone Number?

At the checkout line you have everything. Shopping list, cash or credit card all ready — and, oh yeah, get set for one more thing. “Can I have your phone number, please?” Privacy advocates advise against revealing such information, because it can be the key to accessing more sensitive...

TV that watches you.

Cable companies are preparing to install software on digital set-top boxes that will keep track of everything you watch. Coupling that information with your address, the software would estimate your age, gender, interests and income. The result? Advertisers could send different commercials to different viewers. Read more.

What is VOMIT?

Companies are increasingly looking to VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) to reduce their phone charges. This can be a call sent over the Internet or just VoIP inside the office connected to a phone system. What they don’t consider is the security of the calls. You can get a...