How Secure is Mobile Shredding?

Posted by John Barwick on Sep 25, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Shredding is often considered one of the most secure ways to destroy documents, especially if you have extremely sensitive information to protect. From your financial information to your medical documents, there's a lot of information that can be used against you. In 2012, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, a subsection of the Department of Defense, coordinated a contest that would allow a computer program to analyze data from shredded documents to assist the US if and when companies or individuals attempted to evade justice. In the past seven years, this technology has only become more sophisticated (and more accessible to more people than just the Department of Defense). 

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Mobile Shredding: How Does It Work?

Posted by John Barwick on Sep 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

A mobile paper shredding truck can actually come out to your home or company for mobile paper shredding. Shredding trucks are equipped with a powerful shredding assembly and feature a full vision system, lift systems, hard drive shredders, remote curbside control and a galvanized deck. Home and business shredding service can be scheduled weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. And with River Mill Data Management mobile shredding, we’ll even give you a certificate of destruction after all documents are shredded. The bales are then sent to a recycling facility, where they are made into other paper products. This way, there’s no waste.

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Fine-Tuning Your Disaster Recovery Plan for 2019

Posted by John Barwick on Aug 29, 2019 2:02:00 PM

With hurricane season upon us and in the midst of the first hurricane, developing a disaster recovery plan is necessary for any business hoping to maintain seamless information access. It's also hard work. As a result, many companies view the process as a one-time exercise. But in order for your disaster recovery plan to be effective, it needs an annual check-up.

Taking care of old documents and medical waste, with proper disposal, before a disaster can save local rivers and water systems from becoming polluted with hazardous material.  Here are several ways to fine-tune your disaster recovery plan for 2019.

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5 Document Shredding Facts You Need to Know

Posted by John Barwick on Jun 5, 2017 11:41:35 AM

Just because your paper shredding routine is on autopilot doesn't mean it's safe and efficient. You may be spending too much time shredding documents, or worse, putting your customers and employees at risk of identity theft. Here are five document shredding facts you need to know:

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Records Management Tips for Tax Season and Beyond

Posted by techsupport on Apr 27, 2017 4:40:01 PM

Tax season may officially be over, but you can start setting a positive tone for next year by putting strong records management practices into place now. Try these records management tips to keep your documents and data in order.

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How Does Scheduled Shredding Benefit Your Business?

Posted by techsupport on Apr 3, 2017 5:18:21 PM

With identity theft on the rise, it’s critical that your sensitive business documents are securely shredded at the end of their useful life. But how those documents are destroyed is really important. Here, we highlight several ways scheduled shredding benefits your business.

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What to Look for in a Compliance Training Program Supplied by a Medical Waste Company

Posted by techsupport on Mar 8, 2017 5:18:22 PM

If you work in healthcare, you know OSHA requires that measures are taken so you and your fellow employees stay safe. But keeping everyone on the same page with these regulations is challenging, and you know your team needs training. When choosing a medical waste company, consider their compliance training program. Here are several things to keep in mind:

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Topics: Medical Waste Disposal


Avoid These Medical Waste Disposal Violations

Posted by techsupport on Jan 24, 2017 12:09:42 PM

If you're a healthcare provider, you know that you must protect the public from dangerous pathogens, and that biomedical waste must be handled, transported, and disposed of properly, in accordance with state and federal regulations. It's easy, however, to become complacent with your disposal practices. In this blog we discuss several medical waste disposal violations and how to avoid them. 

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The Benefits of One-Time Shredding

Posted by techsupport on Dec 23, 2016 9:16:36 AM

Almost every business has old documents and files that are kept longer than necessary. The reasons for information hoarding are unlimited but not necessarily logical. There are just as many justifications for why and when outdated and expired records should be destroyed. Here are several ways one-time shredding—to rid yourself of those unneeded documents—benefits your business.

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Beware of These Information Management Nightmares!

Posted by techsupport on Nov 30, 2016 6:48:37 PM

Not having a handle on your business information is scary stuff—it damages your bottom line, stifles productivity, and can ruin customers’ confidence in your organization. As 2017 approaches, beware of these information management nightmares.

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