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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 […]

Documents you’ll want to keep for tax season

Did you know that on average people receive $3,050 for their tax returns? Tax season is fast approaching and it’s time to gather your plethora of required documents. Except…what are those documents? What documents have you been keeping around too long, or worse, not long enough? Here are some tips to help you sort the […]

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 […]

Shred Right Community Connection: Todd’s Story

To us, community means standing with each other, showing our support through both the good times and hard times. This means that as a company, Shred Right cares deeply about our employees, the people they love and the causes they care about. When account representative Allana Kern shared with us about her brother’s battle with […]

5 signs you need to schedule a shredding service

Deciding to use a shredding service may be a big step for some companies, and some may need shredding services more than others. How will you know if the benefits outweigh complications? Here are some thoughts to consider: 1. Suffocating in stationary Is your workspace becoming a veritable museum for every memo or meeting note […]

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 […]