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Five Reasons Why Your Business Needs Confidential Shredding Services

Paper shredding may not be the sexiest topic, but if you’re a business owner or manager it should be at the top of your priorities. Every business produces confidential documents containing sensitive data, such as customer records, financial information or … Continue reading

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SAVE TIME AND MONEY WITH YOUR CONFIDENTIAL WASTE

Thinking of shredding your own confidential waste? Making sure it’s compliant by doing it in house? You probably won’t be surprised to hear that using an in house confidential waste scheme can be significantly more expensive and time consuming than … Continue reading

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** ‘Police files’ in parade confetti **

Some confetti at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York appears to have been made of confidential police documents, a US media report says: www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20487235 http://www.ecoshreduk.com/whyshred.html

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Is your waste really confidential?

Do you know that under the Data Protection Act 1998 you have a responsibility to ensure that any data containing information on a living person is used correctly and disposed of securely when not needed . Apart from the obvious … Continue reading

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How is Paper Recycled? – Paper Shredding Experts

How is Paper Recycled? –  By the Paper Shredding Experts Ecoshred UK Ever wondered how paper is recycled – at ecoshred  we understand the science and the practicalities of paper shredding. Trees are made up of cellulose fibers that are … Continue reading

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How to Stem the Leak of Confidential Documents -Shredding Services

Every business has documents that, if it they found their way into the wrong hands, could prove highly dangerous. Are you doing enough to protect such sensitive information? And are your waste disposal and paper shredding procedures secure? North West … Continue reading

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Paper Shredding and Document Destruction

The average sized office of 10 or less people uses around 1.5Kg of paper waste daily. Using paper recycling receptacles and/or confidential waste bins not only helps to improve your green credentials but also helps you to protect yourself against … Continue reading

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Identity Fraud Rising

The number of people falling victim to fraud has raised in the last year, according to CIFAS the UK’s fraud prevention unit. In the UK, the fraud prevention service found that the number of consumers who became victims of such … Continue reading

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Costs of a Data Breach Continues to Increase

Each lost record cost firms £64 sterling in 2009; £69 for private sector, £59 for public organisations. The 2009 Annual Study: UK Cost of a Data Breach report, compiled by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by PGP Corporation, found that … Continue reading

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Facts about Paper Recycling

When we think about recycling, waste paper recycling is perhaps one of the first areas that springs to mind as many of us have been doing this for a number of years. In fact, paper was first recycled in the nineteenth … Continue reading

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