Recycling should be every shredding company’s priority. We recycle 100% of our shredded paper, and do our best to protect the environment the best way we know how.

This section offers information on what recycling paper entails, reasons why you should recycle other items, and interesting facts and practices.

Why Electronics Shredding Is the Best Way to Recycle

When it’s time to recycle your old electronics, you have two options: take them to an electronics recycling service yourself, or have them shredded. So which should you choose? Key differences in cost, convenience, and security make shredding the best way to recycle old electronics. Cost Shredding services offer...

Why You Can’t Recycle Shreds Yourself

Because paper shreds are too small to sort during recycling compared to other materials, most recycling plants won’t accept them in small volumes. This means that you lose the chance to be sustainable if you shred your own files—and if you want to recycle instead, then you can’t shred....

EPA Compliant Hard Drive Destruction

EPA Overview The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established in 1970 to protect human health and the environment—acknowledging that the two are deeply interrelated. Humans rely on the earth for bountiful natural resources—the air we breathe, the soil and sunlight that produces the food we eat, the water we...

What Happens To Paper After It’s Shredded

Shredding private files keeps your information safe, but what happens to your documents after they’re shredded? For the eco-conscious citizen, the hope is that your shreds are recycled. Individuals typically can’t send their paper shreds to be recycled because small volumes of shreds are too messy for recycling centers,...

Can You Put Shredded Paper in the Recycle Bin?

If you are both safety conscious and environmentally conscious you will want to shred private files and then recycle them. Unfortunately, paper shreds cannot be placed in the recycle bin. If you put shredded paper in your recycling bin, it will almost certainly end up in a landfill. Why...

Sustainable Shredding for Environmentally-Friendly Business

  Video Transcription Environmentally-friendly practices in the office is becoming a necessary adherence to most companies, with benefits not only to the environment, but to the business as well. Data protection from identity thieves and competing businesses are also of big concern to most companies, but these two areas...

Making the Most of Shredded Paper: (Re)Using it to Your Advantage

As identity theft, fraud, and data breaches become increasingly common, a similarly increasing number of businesses and individuals are coming to recognize the importance of shredding their sensitive documents and information. With the growing number of people turning to document shredding to protect from security risks however, new obstacles...

How to Recycle Shredded Paper

The individual who is both safety conscious and environmentally conscious faces a conundrum: what to do with shredded documents. Many people don’t realize that you can’t easily recycle shredded paper bits. Shredding old files is a necessary precaution for individuals and businesses looking to protect their personal and confidential...

How Do Shredding Services Stay Green?

According to recent data, the statistics on paper use in America are staggering. Individuals alone consume nearly 700 pounds of paper over a 365-day span, and it’s only compounded by the 12 trillion sheets of paper offices tear through each year. With a growing need for environmental sustainability countered...

Paper Shredding: Eco-Friendly Best Practices

During the last decade, more and more companies have begun implementing eco-friendly best practices in their business, and there are plenty of reasons why. Reasons for Implementing Eco-Friendly Best Practices According to the Small Business Chronicle, a number of reasons exist for turning towards an eco-friendly office space. These...