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We got the NAID stamp of approval, again!

We are excited to announce that we received our AAA NAID certification again! You might be wondering why this is such a big deal because we get it every year, but it IS a BIG credential for us that affects our clients and customers. Why? Without NAID certification, we wouldn’t be mandated to background check […]

Dumpster diving is hot in 2019?

Dumpster diving started gaining media attention after Jerry Schneider found discarded documentation on Pacific Telephone’s automated equipment delivery and ordering system in 1968. He used the system to order equipment which was then delivered to unstaffed locations. Schneider picked up the deliveries and amassed hundreds of thousands of dollars in telephone equipment which he used to create his […]

Meet Christie Sylvara

                This month, Christie Sylvara is celebrating ten years with Shred Right! When Christie started with Shred Right in 2009, the company’s primary focus was plant-based shredding within Minnesota and the surrounding states. Through the years, she has watched Shred Right develop into a nationally recognized, full-service destruction […]

If you haven’t done your spring cleaning yet, Science says it will make you happier after it’s done

No pressure, but seriously, we’re approaching June, and it’s almost embarrassing that we’re talking about Spring cleaning. But we also know that the weather has been terrible in the upper Midwest, and we’re all barely over our Seasonal Affective Disorder, and the idea of digging into the overflowing filing cabinet or dusty closet is just […]

You can set up your data destruction program in four easy steps

  So, you’ve decided you need a data destruction program for your home or business. Maybe it was the super scary article we posted recently about the people who dig through garbage to earn their living, or you’re sick of someone in your life spending hours shredding one document at a time, or perhaps your […]

What is happening inside U.S. Recycling bins?

We promised to keep you updated on what’s happening in recycling bins around the U.S., and there are some changes that are turning heads. As the New York Times reported recently, more U.S. cities are ceasing all recycling. The article states, “With fewer buyers, recycling companies are recouping their lost profits by charging cities more, […]