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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, […]

Meet “Driver Bob”

How many people do you know that have been with the same company for 20, 25 or 30 years? Bob has been with Rohn Industries for 33 years! He started with Rohn Industries in 1986 and began his career in the New Hope, MN facility working side by side with Rohn’s CEO, Ron Mason. In […]

Have you scheduled your annual shred yet?

  What is an annual shred, and why do businesses and individuals schedule them? A new year, and tax season are two common triggers that get businesses and individuals thinking about what they should be doing with their previous year’s confidential information. Annual shreds vary in size and scope depending on the volume of material that needs […]

Plastic is plastic, right?

If it’s plastic, you can recycle it, right? Not exactly. In fact, there are certain types of plastic that have never been recyclable. Do you know what your city will recycle and what it will still send to the landfill? Would knowing your favorite product is packaged in a plastic bottle that won’t be recycled […]