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The Difference Between On-Site & Off-Site Shredding

Posted on: August 27, 2021

Every business relies on paper documents as a source of information, record-keeping, communication, payroll, and more. Safeguarding client and customer data is a priority, but how can you ensure the integrity of your documents once they’re no longer needed? Professional paper shredding and document destruction is the most secure method of disposal available, which, in addition…

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Is It Safe to Throw Away Old Bank Statements?

Posted on: March 31, 2020

Do you have years of old bank statements lying around? You may be ready to throw them out, but you’re not sure how. Is it safe to throw away old bank statements, or do you need to shred them first? According to the Federal Trade Commission, you should shred documents containing sensitive information, including bank…

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Tax Documents—Which Ones to Keep and Which Ones to Shred?

Posted on: March 12, 2019

Around tax time it can be quite easy to quickly become bogged down in papers, especially once all of the work has been done on your end. Receipts, wage and salary information, previous returns—it’s enough to clutter even the most meticulously kept home office or file room. What is there left to do in the…

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Is Your Small Business’ Secure Information at Risk?

Posted on: May 30, 2018

Security in small business sectors has been a hot topic for years now, and it’s only getting hotter as time goes on. Why? Because gone are the days when only high-profile or huge businesses the only ones at risk. It could be argued, in fact, that those days never really existed in the first place.…

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Benefits to Hiring a Professional On-Site Shredding Company

Posted on: April 17, 2018

Secure document shredding has always been important when it comes to keeping a company, and its clients, safe. But it’s something that has only gained in its importance over the years, and so now more than ever companies big and small are looking to beef up their shredding game as part of their growing security…

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What Kind of Shredder is Best for My Business?

Posted on: March 17, 2018

Whether you run a small business or a massive one, you probably understand quite well the important role that shredding plays in keeping your business secure and safe against data breaches and fraud. Knowing this, you’ll want to arm yourself with the right shredding equipment. But what is the right shredder? Will any old thing…

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What Tax Documents Do I Need to Shred?

Posted on: February 20, 2018

With tax season in full swing now, you’ve got a whole lot of highly sensitive information on your hands. It’s all very important, and very necessary for getting your taxes in order, handled, and filed by the looming April deadline. But once that time has passed, what do you do with your tax documents? Ideally,…

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Information Security Risks for Small Businesses

Posted on: January 29, 2018

For many small businesses, it’s easy to think that security breaches and data hacks are issues that only major corporations and established business chains need to worry about. Until a breach happens. As we’ve established recently, security breaches are just as common, if not more so, for a smaller business. And even worse, unlike major corporations,…

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5 Documents Fraudsters Don’t Want You to Shred

Posted on: December 20, 2017

Are you one of those people who finds themselves constantly second guessing about whether or not to toss out a file, a paper, or a document? If so, great! In a world where security breaches and identity theft are absolutely rampant, it’s wise to be as cautious as possible. But even so, some of the…

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Do You Know Which Privacy Legislation Affects Your Business?

Posted on: November 29, 2017

Business must comply with federal, state, and local privacy legislation in regard to their handling of personally identifiable information in the United States. This means that protecting and appropriately handling this material is not only important for maintaining the trust and safety of clients and employees, it’s also required to avoid fines and other damages…

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10:00 am Monthly Community Shredding
Monthly Community Shredding
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Recycling Event To accommodate residential and small business clients, TrueShred offers a paper shredding drop-off option. Bring your medium sized boxes (Regular Bankers Box) of sensitive papers and for just $10 per box watch the
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