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.

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How to Recycle Shredded Paper

There’s no denying that recycling used paper and other paper products is an environmentally-friendly practice; however, one common myth that needs to be busted is that shredded paper can be disposed in a normal recycling bin in order to be recycled. Unlike paper plates or plastic Tupperware that can...

What Actually Happens to Paper Shreds You Put in a Recycling Bin

Shredding documents is a critical step of the data protection process. Documents contain a lot fo vital information on it, including personal, business, or customer data. After shredding the paper, the question becomes what to do with the shreds, and the answer is recycling. When you’re disposing paper, there...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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The Differences Between Recycling and Shredding Paper

As more people have moved towards reducing their “carbon footprint” paper recycling has continued to increase. However, throwing your documents into the recycling bin just because they are paper, may not be the safest move. A good way to understand the differences between recycling and shredding paper is to...