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Shredding: Doing it yourself might be doing you harm

On the surface, purchasing and regularly using a home shredder might seem like a sound investment. Having a shredder at home allows you to shred documents on your time, not to mention that most home shredders can fit under a desk, counter or table. But have you considered that DIY shredding can be riskier than […]

Sustainability for the school season

Post-Labor Day in Minnesota means one thing – it’s back-to-school season! We believe September’s return to school is another excellent opportunity to practice sustainability during the year. To get you started, we’ve compiled a list of ways of how you can start going green for the 2018-2019 school year. Start with your supplies Have you […]

End-of-life data security and compliance

As an IT manager, you know the regulations involved in keeping your organization compliant; the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA), and those from the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), are just a few. Due to the nature of […]

Shred Right Community Connection: #ShredRight4Good around the state

Over the past few months, we’ve had the fortune of launching the #ShredRight4Good program. Since the program’s launch date, we’ve participated in two #ShredRight4Good fundraisers, one with Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Faribault and the second with the Christian Business Leaders (CBL) in Rochester. We’ve also had the opportunity to sponsor and attend various events and […]

The how-to’s of document storage

At Shred Right, we’ve seen all kinds of document storage and destruction concerns and have received many questions about some of the best practices of information retention. We’ve put together the following tips to illustrate some commonly overlooked considerations when it comes to document storage. Safe storage Whether you store your files as physical paper […]

Your cheat sheet on recycling

There are many items that can be recycled; more than you may think. However, it can be difficult to know what items you can bring where as well as consider how the action of recycling can positively impact the environment or save costs when producing new material. To help you learn more about the benefits […]

Debunking 3 sustainability misconceptions

Our partnership with our parent company, Rohn Industries, means that we are serious when we talk about making the earth a better place. Making an effort to live more sustainably is one way that we all can make a difference in the effort to keep the earth healthy for future generations. In recent years, however, […]

Healthcare and HIPAA; the importance of compliance

We’ve touched on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, in a past blog as well as throughout our website and social media channels referencing healthcare and privacy practices. If you work in the healthcare industry, you probably know that HIPAA is important, but what is it all about? We’ve put together some […]