IT destruction terms and definitions

New to the idea of IT device destruction? We understand. Below we’ve provided the definitions to a handful of the more common industry terms, so you know what you’re dealing with. Sanitization: The process that renders access to target data on the media infeasible for a given level of effort, rendering it indecipherable and non-negotiable […]

Shred Right Community Connection: History Day

Involvement in the Twin Cities community is important to us at Shred Right and is a sentiment shared by our employees. To better showcase this important aspect of our values, we’re kicking off a series of blog posts about the time our employees spend volunteering in their communities. Records Manager Beth Zaspel has been judging […]

Why product destruction matters

Recalls are somewhat common and happen more frequently than you may think! Defective products, discontinued products and misprinted or mislabeled products can all be a threat to your brand. Faulty printing jobs or lingering discontinued product can pose a risk to your brand if they’re not properly discarded. Someone could pass their product off as […]

New updates in the new year

“Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.” —Pauline R. Kezer With a new year comes new opportunities, and lots of great things are happening at Shred Right. We are happy to announce that this year Shred Right, Minnesota’s oldest shredding company, turns 35 years old! […]

E-waste: The importance of discarding responsibly

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, electronic waste, also called e-waste or e-scrap, is defined as “used electronics that are nearing the end of their useful life and are discarded, donated or given to a recycler.” Though electronic waste makes up only 2% of the trash in the United States’ landfills, it makes up […]

How to keep your company data secure when employees leave

Keeping sensitive company data and information secure can be a major concern for businesses in a digital age. This is especially true when an employee leaves an organization, including termination. How can you be sure that when an employee is no longer with your company the info that they had access to will remain under […]

5 Devices in your office that need protection

With cybercrime on the rise, even our office technology is at risk and can be targeted by a host of hackers, spyware, malware, viruses, and more. The following is a list of devices you should keep secure around the office. 1. Laptop & computers Not securing a computer around the office could let a hacker […]

8 Documents lawyers should always destroy

Shredding should be just as important to law firms as it is for small companies and families. Dealing with confidential client information means as a lawyer, you must be proficient about protecting that information, even when you no longer need it. Shredding is a safe and secure option. After a file has been closed, you […]