Time to Declutter: End of Year Purges

Posted by John Barwick on Nov 30 2020

Making sure you have yourself on a decluttering schedule is important if you’re big on getting things purged by the end of the year. While most people don’t even consider document destruction as a declutter home tactic, it makes a difference. If you have a lot of paperwork at home and don’t want to go out to a facility or don’t have the capacity to shred it all on your own, a mobile shredding service may be just the thing for you.

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Topics: document managment, Shredding Services


5 Advantages of Mobile Shredding Services

Posted by John Barwick on Nov 20 2020

Shredding services can be a great way to unclutter your office without causing a security risk. All across the country, the temptation of stealing valuable information is strong. Some people want to cause havoc by undoing the system, some crave wealth, others target a specific individual. No matter why someone might want to get their hands on your documentation, having the right disposal services can make a difference. We'll look at five advantages of mobile shredding services, so you have a better idea of what you're signing up for. 

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Topics: mobile document shredding services, Shredding Services


What is a Certificate of Destruction?

Posted by John Barwick on Oct 30 2020

A Certificate of Destruction certifies in writing that your documents were destroyed in compliance with the laws that apply in your state or industry. Certificates of destruction can be especially helpful when: 

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Topics: document managment, Shredding Services


Creating a Shred Policy for Your Business

Posted by John Barwick on Oct 16 2020

It’s easy for shredding to take a back burner to other organizational initiatives, but it’s critical to develop policies, procedures, and practices that support organizational and client security. Proprietary business information and confidential client information – like credit card numbers and social security numbers – leave organizations every day in the form of paper waste. This information can quickly land in the hands of ill-willed criminals, looking to steal priority information or compromise the security of your clients by hacking into their bank accounts or stealing their identity.  A carefully considered document destruction policy can help you mitigate risk, protect your assets, and provide your clients with the privacy the expect and deserve from your organization. Here’s everything you need to know to get started.

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Topics: document managment, Shredding Services


Prepare For The New Tax Deadline With Mobile Shredding

Posted by John Barwick on Jun 10 2020

 

The coronavirus has managed to throw a wrench into nearly all of our 2020 plans, including when and how we file for taxes. The IRS and the Treasury Department have extended the deadline to July 15 for taxes and even contemplated extending the timeline until September. This has not made anyone exempt from paying taxes, but it has given people the chance to get their bearings and (hopefully) catch their breath during the pandemic. Now that you have more time though, you may want to consider how you're preparing for the new deadline on the horizon. Learn more about why you should take care of shredding tax documents and how it could save you some hassle down the road. 

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Topics: mobile shredding services, Shredding Services


How to Protect Your Businesses Data with Document Destruction

Posted by John Barwick on Feb 26 2020

All businesses have confidential data, whether it’s just the contact information and business model of a sole employer or a large business with many employees. Every business also has customers, and that data might include contact information, social security numbers – depending on the type of business and financial information. Lawyers and medical professionals have even more personal information. Businesses need to protect all of this information during the time they are required to keep the information and when they are permitted to destroy files. When employees destroy documents, you are not keeping confidential information safe. Instead, professional document destruction by River Mill Data Management ensures that your documents are safe from prying eyes.

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Topics: 100% shredding policy, data security, Shredding Services


The Importance of Document Destruction and Schedule Retention

Posted by John Barwick on Dec 27 2019

In today’s climate of identity theft, it’s important to dispose of sensitive documents the right way. There are many options for document destruction but having a solution that allows you to monitor what’s going on can save time and money. Partnering with a mobile shredding services company can provide peace of mind and assist your risk management team in ensuring the process is smooth and confidentiality is protected.

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Topics: data management, document security, Shredding Services


How Much Does Mobile Shredding Cost?

Posted by John Barwick on Oct 10 2019

A mobile shredding company can be worth its weight in gold when it comes to protecting its customers from potential identity theft and fraud. There are plenty of ways to shred your valuable information as cheaply as possible, but these services tend to be as ineffective as they are inefficient. To get the most from your home shredding services, you need to consider what it really means to have your information floating out there in a way that is either fully or partially accessible. We'll tell you more about what it really means take care of your documents, so you never have to worry about the consequences of your data in the wrong hands. 

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Topics: data destruction, DIY, Shredding Services


5 Document Shredding Facts You Need to Know

Posted by John Barwick on Jun 05 2017

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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Topics: Shredding Services


How Does Scheduled Shredding Benefit Your Business?

Posted by techsupport on Apr 03 2017

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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Topics: Shredding Services


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