This is the Ecoshred Blog where you can find news and updates about document shredding, legislation and reasons why all businesses should adopt a 'Shred-all' policy.
- The purpose of document shredding services
- Identity Theft -The importance of confidential waste paper shredding
- Can You Trust A Regular Shredding Service With Your Confidential Documents?
- Is A Regular Shredding Service Really The Best Way To Destroy Confidential Documents?
- Where Should You Store Confidential Documents Before Shredding?
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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