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Before choosing a document shredding company you must first consider what your company is shredding and the potential consequence should that information fall into the wrong hands.. Are you looking for a once off document shredding service to clean out your office or are you looking for someone to handle personal and confidential information that should be shredded regularly?
Start out by looking at what types of records you need to manage and then talk to us about implementing the most appropriate solution based on your requirements. document shredding Most of the paper in your office falls into one of the following categories:
Official Business Records. These records are typically stored and archived for three to seven years depending on the type of record. Once per year, the recently ended fiscal year's records are stored and the “expired” records are destroyed or “purged.”
The quantities involved in an “annual records purge” are large and the most cost effective solution is to use a mobile shredding company Boxes are picked up the shredding company and either Ensure that your shredding company gives you a certificate of destruction as proof your material has been destroyed.
Secondary Records. These are the records that individuals retain in their desks or file cabinets. Typically they include records that have something to do with the performance of their specific, assigned job. These records historically have proved dangerous to companies. The records do not get destroyed on any specific schedule and the record holders.
This material should be collected in shredding bins/consoles placed around the office. On a pre-scheduled basis a well respected shredding contractor should empty the shredding bins and destroy the material inside. The shredding can be done with a mobile truck or taken back to a plant for shredding. Both give you a certificate of destruction after your material has been destroyed.
Promotional material & literature: This information is not necessarily confidential in nature however it may contail company logo’s which will not represent your business well when seen lying on the ground in a waste recycling facility.
Once you have decided that you require a confidential document shredding service there are a number of things you should look out for in an attempt to satisfy yourself that you are making a correct decision