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Does This Hold Data: Common Concerns Businesses Have About Disposing of Sensitive Information

Could your business survive an attack by a data thief? Financial documents, employees’ Social Security numbers and bank account information, medical records, sensitive client files, proprietary designs — the results can be catastrophic if cybercriminals get their hands on your company’s data. When your company is done using anything that...
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Is “on site” shredding any more secure than “off site”?

There are basically two different ways to have your confidential files and documents shredded by an outside contractor. One option is having a shred truck visit your location, park at your facility and shred. This is “on site”. Each box of files you may have would need to be transferred...
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Responsible electronics recycling

Every company and household generates e-waste in the form of obsolete computers, monitors, printers, and peripherals. In fact, according to the StEP Initiative (“Solving the E-Waste Problem”, a partnership created by the United Nations organizations, government, non-government and science organizations), over 54 million tons of used electrical and electronics products...
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Did You Really Delete That Email?

You click delete, push back your desk chair and breathe a sigh of relief. Those not-needed emails were cluttering up your inbox and they’re finally gone. You can finally focus on more important work. But your mind wanders back to the emails you just deleted. After all, email deletion has...
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Safety, Safety, Safety!

The number one focus in any recycling business is safety, and if it’s not, it should be! Statistics show that the recycling industry falls high on the injury and fatality list for workplace related accidents. Most employers provide safety training so their employees can identify any work place hazard and...
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Shredding vs. Recycling

Can’t I Just Shred and Recycle Waste Myself? You may be in the habit of shredding your bank statements, junk mail and other sensitive files in a small wastebasket shredder under your desk. Some businesses may even have a designated office employee tasked to shred the yearly purge of file...
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Asking the Right Questions of Your Data Destruction Company

Data destruction (the destruction of documents, media, hard drives and/or defective or off-spec products) is an industry that may feel foreign to many. After all, for most of us, “trash” of any variety is often out of sight and out of mind. So how can you make a smart decision...
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Understanding Who You’re Hiring

Do you actually know who you are dealing with when hiring a “certified” document destruction company? I was doing some online research recently in an attempt to determine Northeast Data Destruction’s “ranking” regarding page position, competitors, and listing quality. I performed several different types of searches using various keywords and...
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NAID “AAA” Certified for our 11th year!

  Northeast Data Destruction of Mansfield, Massachusetts has once again received NAID Certification. What does this certification process do for us – and our clients? The National Association of Information Destruction, (NAID), provides “certification” of secure document, media, and hard-drive shredding companies. This certification includes strict operational guidelines and protocol...
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Commercial and Industrial Hazards

Commercial and industrial hazards can come in many forms. From auto accidents, to fires, weather and water damage, and more. If your office or warehouse suffers fire or water damage, your first thought is getting your employees back to work, and your business back in operation.  But, you should also...
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