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Rules to Follow In Order to Protect Your Information and Prevent Identity Theft: Part 1

Posted by Ryan Richard on Sep 3, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Young or old, rich or poor, anyone is susceptible to identity theft. In fact, identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the nation, with almost 10 million incidents a year. The good news is that you are able to prevent your identity from being stolen — by being vigilant and responsible with your personal documents.

Easy Eco-Friendly Ideas to Implement in Your Office

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Aug 27, 2019 9:00:00 AM

We all know that it is a great idea to reduce, reuse, and recycle in every aspect of our lives. This includes your office space as well! Here are some easy eco-friendly office ideas that will have all your coworkers going green.

5 Startling Facts About Identity Theft That Will Surprise You

Posted by Jason McCray on Aug 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In this digital world, it can be exceptionally easy to put yourself at risk of identity theft. Most people understand that threat in a theoretical sense, but do not know exactly how much they are at risk. To help you stay informed, here are five startling facts about identity theft that will remind you to be vigilant whenever handling personal information.

Five Ways You Can Better Manage Your Shredables and Prevent Identity Theft

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Aug 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Shredding all of your documents that are no longer a necessity may seem like a daunting and annoying task, but once it’s done you’re definitely going to feel much better. If not for the fact that you just got to shred a bunch of things, definitely for the fact that you just made it that much harder for someone to commit identity theft.

5 Benefits of Having an On-site Shredding Service

Posted by Ryan Richard on Aug 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Every company, big or small, should invest in a paper shredding service in order to protect all of its sensitive information. On-site document shredding services can offer plenty of benefits for any company. Here are five advantages of entrusting your confidential information to a shredding services company.

7 Ways to Protect Your Personal Information This Holiday Season

Posted by Jason McCray on Jul 30, 2019 9:00:00 AM

We’re at the beginning of holiday season and we all know what that means. Shopping online, sending out greeting cards, and going on vacation. This is also a very popular time for cyber hackers to access your information, so it’s more important than ever to be diligent and protect yourself in any way possible.

Shred America Opens Florida Location

Posted by Ray Barry on Jul 24, 2019 2:22:27 PM

Shred America Opens Florida operation!

5 Ways to Keep Your Office Eco-Friendly This Holiday

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Jul 23, 2019 9:00:00 AM

If you want to preserve our planet, you’ve probably realized how wasteful the holiday season can be. Although many businesses are making the effort to go green, it’s easy for organizations to fall short at this time of year. With all the festivities, our environmentally friendly programs often fall by the wayside. However, there are lots of small changes you can make to ensure that your office does its part to help our environment — and you’ll never have to sacrifice your celebrations. Here are five ways to keep your office eco-friendly this holiday:

6 Ways You Can Reduce Your e-Waste

Posted by Ray Barry on Jul 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM

There are many types of materials that go into the making of modern computers that can be recycled. Silicon chips, hard disks, resistors, and capacitors can all be found inside any electronic device. Many of these contain materials that are scarce, with no known substitute, and doing your part in the recycling process is important. Decreasing e-waste aims to preserve resources and the amount of energy we use to make those devices.

The Future of Shredders

Posted by Jason McCray on Jul 9, 2019 9:00:00 AM

As technology advances and office equipment evolves, we will learn to rely less on printing and more on digital copies of documents. Computers will become smarter, and advancements in the next 10 years will be faster than what they were in the past 10. Interestingly enough though, today, efficient shredding is still a big part of office practices. So, while we try to transition the process of record keeping toward digital, we must continue to be careful with our paper records at the same time.

3 Ways to Organize Your Office and Prevent Identity Theft

Posted by Ryan Richard on Jul 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Have you put office organization on the back burner?

It happens.

You keeping meaning to get to it but it never quite seems like the right time. You shuffle papers around and move piles of stuff from one section of your desk or office to the other. While this kind of clutter is frustrating, it’s also harmful to your business and could give identity thieves access to your confidential information.

Your disorganization could be costing you more than you realize. It’s been proven that a clean, streamlined space has a positive psychological affect on people, improving productivity and morale.

Iron City Document Management is Now Shred America Iron City!

Posted by Ray Barry on Jul 1, 2019 10:53:53 AM

Iron City Document Management, a Pittsburgh based NAID AAA Certified destruction company, is now “Shred America Iron City”. The family owned company currently has a fleet of mobile shredding units that service the greater Pittsburgh area and also provides document scanning and secure document storage.

Five Useful Tips From Experts In Paper Shredding

Posted by Dustin Rushing on Jun 25, 2019 9:00:00 AM
  1. Paper Shredding is Affordable

Our services are for everybody. Especially with our one-time purge offer, we will come directly to your location. Our mobile shredding truck fleet can work around your schedule, so you don’t have to worry. Call us today to schedule an appointment and get a plan in place for your paper shredding needs.

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What Twitter Can Teach You About Document Shredding

Posted by Jason McCray on Jun 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Our culture has seen a huge shift in the last ten years in regard to privacy. The rise of Twitter and other social media platforms have made oversharing the norm, blurring the lines of what’s appropriate to share and desensitizing many people to the value of privacy. With posting personal information being so common now, it’s easy to forget just how public your information is. There’s a blind sense of trust among people these days when it comes to their sensitive information, as if the fact that not securing it is common makes it safe.

Commercial Spring Cleaning

Posted by Jason McCray on Jun 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

If you are going to be cleaning out your documents and getting rid of those you no longer need, you will have varying legal, tax, and regulatory requirements to consider, depending on your type of business. By continuously and securely destroying confidential data, you can safeguard your business, employees, and customers against identity theft, and protect your reputation. We will take a look at things to consider when deciding what to save and what to shred.

Identity Theft in the Age of Social Media: How to Protect Yourself On and Offline

Posted by Ryan Richard on Jun 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM

More than 75% of American adults actively participate in social media. While social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are great for reconnecting with old friends and staying in touch with family, they also leave us more vulnerable to cyber fraud and identity theft than ever before.