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Case Study: Secure Product Destruction of Off-Spec Products

At Northeast Data Destruction, we receive a variety of requests from companies looking to properly dispose of and destroy their data and products. When carrying out the destruction of products, companies oftentimes are not aware that there are rules and regulations set in place for this process with particular off-spec products....
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Protect Your Company’s Data This Year With These 5 Resolutions

The start of a new calendar year presents a prime opportunity to refresh your employees about company policies. And while it’s useful to give them updates about the dress code and how to log PTO, training employees to safeguard company data is a critical task. With the global average cost...
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Solid State Shredding: What It Is and Why You Might Need It Soon

If you don’t work in IT, take computers apart for fun, or even care about what happens inside your laptop, you may not realize that not all hard drives are created equal. Yes, they all store data — but they don’t all do it in the same way. Many computers...
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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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