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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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