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Why You Should Always Receive a Certificate of Destruction

Posted on: August 22, 2023

Nearly every company is at risk of a data breach that can impact the security of their business and customers. These breaches can occur in various ways, including documentation theft caused by insufficient shredding. Although many business owners understand that document shredding is critical for protecting information, they believe basic office shredders are enough. Choosing…

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How to Dispose of Old Bank Statements

Posted on: July 24, 2023

You might be tempted to throw away bank statements because it’s easier, but it’s not the safest option. When dealing with documents related to sensitive information, there’s a better route to take. Shred All Documents With Sensitive Information According to the Federal Trade Commission, all documents with sensitive information, such as credit card numbers and…

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Documents You Should Shred Right Now

Posted on: April 28, 2023

In This Post: Documents to Shred Right Now Old Hard Drives or Media Documents You Should Keep Documents to Shred Immediately Throwing confidential information in the trash puts you and your family at risk. Once the trash leaves your control, there is a risk that someone will find personal information they can use to steal…

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What Tax Documents Do I Need to Shred?

Posted on: March 10, 2023

  In This Post: Tax Documents to Keep What to Shred Now Benefits of Shredding Tax Documents With TrueShred Secure Shredding Services in MD, VA and DC When it’s tax season, you have a lot of highly sensitive information coming your way, whether you run a business or are an individual. While you need these documents to…

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Documents to Shred After Tax Season

Posted on: March 10, 2023

  In This Post: Which Tax Documents Should You Shred After Tax Time? Tax Forms to Shred After Tax Season Documents to Store After Taxes in the Short Term Long-Term Storage of Tax Documents Tax Records to Keep Indefinitely Choose TrueShred for Document Shredding After Tax Season in VA, MD and DC As you collect…

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Why Choose a Certified Shredding Company?

Posted on: January 25, 2023

Why Choose a NAID Certified Shredding Company? Even as the world becomes more digital, paper documents and files still exist. These documents often contain sensitive information that shouldn’t fall into the wrong hands. When it’s time to dispose of paper documents, you are required do so in a way that protects confidential information. One secure…

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How to Dispose of Patient Records

Posted on: May 7, 2022

Hospitals, insurance agencies, medical billing companies and other healthcare organizations are subject to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA). These confidentiality requirements demand special care when disposing of medical records. Destroy Medical Records With Confidential Shredding Services The safest way to dispose of patient records is shredding. This process ensures no sensitive information…

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What Receipts Are Safe to Throw Away? Which Should You Shred?

Posted on: May 1, 2022

  In This Post: Should You Shred Your Receipts? Shredding 101 Process Secure Shredding Services in Metro DC   Most businesses and homes accumulate mountains of paper over time, from employee and customer records to invoicing, financial, and record keeping. When it comes to receipts, it can be difficult to know which ones are safe to…

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Is It Safe To Throw Away Receipts?

Posted on: April 29, 2022

  In This Post: What Receipts Get Shredded? What Receipts Are Safe To Toss? Should I Use Professional Shredding Services?   Any resident of the DC metro area can say they’ve dealt with the massive pile of jumbled mess that is kept receipts. We get receipts for everything, from important medical visits to grabbing a pack…

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Do I Need to Shred Receipts?

Posted on: March 1, 2022

  In This Post: When to Shred Receipts Alternatives to Paper Receipts When You Shouldn’t Shred Secure Shredding in Maryland, Virginia, & DC with TrueShred   They fatten up wallets and pile up in purses: receipts, those little souvenirs we get when we spend money. Some of you may remember the days when stores printed…

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