Shredding is an essential part of operations for any organisation today. Ensuring that data that has been printed out onto paper documents are being properly disposed of is vital to avoid issues with a security breach or a lack of compliance. Secure shredding helps to protect your business’ data - and that of your customers and employees - and provides peace of mind in terms of security. But how does the shredding process actually work from desk to destruction?
Spring is the traditional season for having a good clear out. It’s at this time of year that we tend to want to make space and take steps to be more efficient. Sorting and disposing of your documents is a natural part of this process and can be a great way to improve security and to ensure that you’re not holding on to anything that you don’t really need.
Economic considerations and the need to streamline apply pressure on businesses across all sectors. However, this is not the only priority for mindful modern management. Corporate social responsibility is a theme for 2017 – and beyond – and that means making changes to a business to make it more sustainable and creating social, economic and environmental benefits for stakeholders. Key to this is taking responsibility for your business waste and choosing to dispose of it ethically.
Most businesses store a considerable amount of confidential and time sensitive information on hardware. This is information that will need to be destroyed after its period of use. Whilst many businesses store information in paper form, an increasing number of businesses are opting to store their data digitally. There are many ways of destroying a hard drive and other media, but here is what you need to know to achieve this securely:
Did you know that around 49% of the nation’s yearly recycling is down to the secure document destruction industry? With tons of paper being shredded on a daily basis, it’s necessary for companies such as Shred-on-Site to be on the cutting edge of supporting the country’s national recycling commitment. Our aim to lower the amount of paper waste created that goes into landfills remains at the forefront of everything we do, as well as increasing the amount of paper that we recycle.