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We’ve Raised Nearly $100,000 Towards Breast Cancer Research

November 30, 2017

Years ago, in collaboration with the Susan G. Komen® organization of Northwest Ohio, we established the Shred Cancer program. This program was the first of its kind in the country for a document destruction company. As a participant, you establish a donation amount of your choosing and we’ll match it dollar-for-dollar every time we pick […]

The Fear of Identity Theft is Increasing Year Over Year

November 16, 2017

According to a recent study by Generali Global Assistance, worry about identity theft is now on par with common concerns such as illnesses and car accidents. In fact, more people are becoming concerned about identity theft year over year. Per the study, 31% of U.S. consumers are very worried about being a victim of identity […]

A Quick Guide on How Long to Keep Sensitive Documents Before Shredding Them

October 31, 2017

We all have important documents we’re holding on to for dear life. Often, we don’t even ask the question, “When is it time to shred these?” If you have a filing cabinet at home, filled with old tax returns, bank statements, utility bills and more, it’s time to learn how long you should be keeping […]

New Medicare Cards to Protect Senior Citizens from Identity Theft

October 18, 2017

We talk about identity theft protection a lot. Why wouldn’t we? We’re in the business of destroying your most sensitive information, further protecting you from identity theft. But not all sensitive information is ready to be destroyed. In fact, some of your most sensitive information is with you every day. Take Medicare for instance. The […]

The Equifax Data Breach

September 29, 2017

One of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, Equifax, exposed 143 million American’s sensitive and personal information in a data breach. The breach lasted from mid-May through July. The hackers accessed people’s names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. They also stole credit card numbers for about […]

India’s Informal Market

September 27, 2017

India’s informal electronic market is influenced by hundreds of thousands of people who collect unregistered recycled goods. Over 90 percent of India’s e-scrap enters the informal sector for processing, according to a national assessment and follow-up studies by nonprofit groups and academic institutions. In fact, the Seelampur slum, many call home, has become one of India’s most […]

Training Staff in HIPAA Regulations

September 7, 2017

Most breaches of protected health information (PHI) are related to human error, underscoring the need for medical practices to develop and maintain rigorous training programs for employees so they comply with HIPAA regulations. However when it comes to training, these organizations are not doing enough to education and train their personnel. A $20 training video […]

Correctly Destroy Your Digital Property

September 5, 2017

When it comes to information that is stored on a disk or hard drive, information will not be safe just by breaking it in half or taking a hammer to it. The National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change (INECC) recently completed a study that concluded that, in Mexico, only 10% of obsolete electronics discarded […]

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

July 24, 2017

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Americans have been recycling paper for more than 300 years. The average office worker in the U.S. uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year. That’s 4 million tons of copy paper used annually. Office workers in the U.S. generate approximately 2 pounds of paper and paperboard products every day. There are […]

Corporate Recycling Programs

July 21, 2017

For some companies, packaging is the largest part of their environmental footprint. “There’s a difference between things being recyclable and actually being recycled,” says Gerry Fishbeck, Vice President of United Resource Recovery Corporation (URRC), one of the largest recyclers in the country.” The U.S. recycling system has many challenges but corporate recycling programs are evolving. […]

Upcoming Shred Days

OUR Credit Union, June 1, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: OUR Credit Union, 3070 Normandy Rd., Royal Oak, MI

Coldwell Banker Haynes Real Estate, June 8th 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Coldwell Banker Haynes Real Estate: 15489 S. Telegraph Rd., Monroe, MI

Monroe County #1, August 13, 2019

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Monroe Charter Township Hall, 4925 E Dunbar Rd, Monroe, MI 48161
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