The FACTA Disposal Rule and Its Impact on Your Business

Computers, scanners, and sophisticated software programs have made document shredding much more challenging. Law enforcement and crooks alike have successfully reassembled shredded documents many times. In 2009, federal prosecutors spent about two months reassembling documents shredded by the Stanford Financial Group, owned by R. Allen Stanford, who was charged with running a $7 billion Ponzi…

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How You Can Celebrate Earth Day with Document Shredding

During his final tour, at the April 1st, 2022 Indianapolis concert, Elton John told the enthusiastic crowd about the family that saved his life by helping him make lifestyle changes and get clean and sober. He said that without them, he likely would have died. Elton celebrated family member, Jeanne White-Ginder, who was in the…

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How Does a Drop-Off Shredding Service Work?

Convenient adj: handy; suitable; causing little or no trouble. Sometimes the most cost-effective, time-saving, and energy efficient way to accomplish a task is to find the most suitable route that causes little or no trouble to your schedule. It’s not a one-route-fits-all world. If you are operating or working for a business from home, scheduled…

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What You Need to Know about the California Consumer Privacy Act

The Law In 2018, California strengthened the rights of individuals and their personally identifiable information (PII) by enacting the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This Act gave consumers more control of the personal information that businesses collect about them. Personal information is considered anything that identifies, relates to, or could reasonably be linked to an…

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Comparing Off-Site and On-Site Shredding

Would You Rather… “Would you rather?” has become a popular conversational game among both kids and adults. The popularity of it is that there is no obvious answer or correct choice because your answer is dependent on a lot of personal variables and will be different for everyone. Answering “neither” or “both” is against the…

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December is Identity Theft Awareness & Prevention Month

Identity Theft Trivia Who comes to mind when you hear of a vile, conniving, and despicable thief who would steal Christmas right out from under your nose—other than your Uncle Skinflint, that is? Why the Grinch, of course! I wonder if in this day and age Mr. Grinch might be crouched over his computer, trying…

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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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