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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 […]

What is off-site shredding?

If you’ve been following our journey through the history of shredding, you know that the machines we use to shred paper today have come a long way since their creation. As history has unfolded, shredding and document destruction have become extremely important for individuals, banks, hospitals, businesses, militaries and governments across the world. Shred Right […]

Document destruction, a historical perspective – the shredding machine

  Pablo Picasso once said, “The urge to destroy is also a creative urge.” From the implementation of papyrus sheets (paper’s closest relative) in Ancient Egypt in 3000 BCE, humankind has had significant creative urges. If you’ve been keeping up with our journey through the historical developments that led us to today, you know that […]

#ShredRight4Good

Shred Right has launched its new #ShredRight4Good fundraising program! How does it work? Our program is designed to raise money for your local school or organization through selling #ShredRight4Good bags that you can fill with documents you’d like securely shredded. Our founder Ron Mason, said of the program, “[#ShredRight4Good] brings together a focus on identity […]

Document destruction, a historical perspective – paper

Paper, paper, paper everywhere. We’re surrounded by it in our everyday lives and it’s a necessary tool in nearly anyone’s professional life in some way, shape or form. But did you know that paper has not always been a readily available commodity? It wasn’t until the early 1800’s that paper started to become as prevalent […]

35 years later: 6 questions on Shred Right from founder Ron Mason

This year, Shred Right and our parent company Rohn Industries reached our 35th year milestone. As we are in the middle of some exciting new things at Shred Right (including kicking off our #ShredRight4Good fundraising program), we wanted to take a moment to highlight the journey from our company’s beginning. We asked CEO and founder […]

Breaking news: Cambridge Analytica received private data from 50 million Facebook profiles during 2016 elections

Cambridge Analytica, a political research company linked to President Donald Trump, has been found to have accessed the private information of 50 million Facebook users’ profiles during the 2016 United States presidential campaign. The information from these profiles were gathered without user consent. The research company then used this data to create targeted political advertisements […]