How Does a Mobile Shredding Truck Operate?

I quickly searched the HowStuffWorks webpage to see if they knew how a mobile shredding truck operated. They didn’t, and their number two result was, “5 Things You Didn’t Know About Tacos.” Well, I already know how to shred a taco, especially when I’m starved, but what about those shredding trucks? Well, I’m about to…

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How to Choose a Local Shredding Company in Sacramento

If you were seeking some Wild West vibes in Sacramento, I might point you in the direction of the Old Sacramento State Historic Park. It’s a cluster of early Gold Rush commercial structures that will make you feel like you’re on the set of Back to the Future III. There are so many great things…

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Is Your Shredding Policy Compliant?

Shred This: Scene One (Brian approaches Sam in the office.) Brian: Hey Sam. I’m heading home in twenty minutes. Anything else you need? Sam: How about an answer to the email I sent you about our shredding policy. Are we compliant? Brian: Oh. You were serious. I thought you knew the drill. Frank collects all the…

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Why Your Employees Avoid the Office Shredder

Staff Problems If your office shredder had feelings, would it feel neglected? Are your employees avoiding it? Is the shredder the last to get picked when it comes to disposing of paper? Do your employees gossip about or “trash talk” the shredder from another room? If it did have feelings, it would get an inferiority…

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Information Security for Small Businesses and Home Offices

Because of the ever-changing small business culture and the effects of the COVID pandemic, about 42 percent of the US labor force is now working from home full time. Whether your small business is operated from a home or business location, it is equally susceptible to information security breaches. But my business is too small…

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What Not to Do with Old Hard Drives

As convenient as it would be for hard drives to last forever and not need replacing, they do break down or become outdated or obsolete just like everything else. Studies have shown that most hard drives start losing their reliability in their third year increasing their likelihood of failure. Here are our guidelines for securely…

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Where Does My Paper End Up?

Understanding the Shredding Process Most would agree that it’s vital that the 4.5 million tons of office paper that is discarded each year in the US doesn’t end up in landfill. Many residents and businesses prefer to have a shredding company destroy their secure documents because many areas in the California Central Valley have specific…

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The Top 10 Reasons to Destroy Your Unwanted Information

Keeping up with documents and data is hard enough. Adding unwanted, expired, and old information to the mix makes the job even more difficult. So, if paper shredding and hard drive shredding are low on your list of priorities, you may want to reconsider. In this blog, we highlight the top ten reasons to destroy…

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Identity Theft Prevention During Tax Season and Beyond

Identity theft is the most pervasive type of fraud. Typically, identity theft crimes spike during tax season, but someone can steal your information at any time, so you can never let your guard down. In this blog, we offer identity theft prevention tips for tax season and beyond. 1. Update Your Passwords Protect your personal…

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5 Benefits of Purge Shredding

Paperwork creeps up on you. Before you know it, your office is a labyrinth of file cabinets and banker boxes. In this blog, we explain the benefits of purge shredding. 1. Quick Document Disposal Disposing of hundreds of documents with an office shredder takes time. You must remove staples, paperclips and rubber bands from your…

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