6 Important Reasons to Shred Confidential Information

You may be asking yourself if it’s really necessary to have a professional document shredding service.  Asking the question is a step in the right direction.  The following six steps outline some of the most important reasons your business can’t afford not to have a professional paper shredder. Why You Need Professional Paper Shredding Services 1.)    It’s the law. The …

Repercussions for Electronics Recyclers that Mishandle Material

Whether you represent a business upgrading electronic equipment or simply looking for an outlet for that box of unwanted electronics in your basement, it’s important to do your electronic recycling homework. All e-waste services are not created equal. 5 Questions for Prospective Recyclers: What happens to the items after I bring them to you? Do you have a written landfill …

What to Do About the E-waste Conundrum

It’s a common problem: We’ve got electronics we no longer want or use but we just don’t know what to do with them. This class of waste, commonly referred to as “e-waste,” keeps growing faster than any other waste stream in industrialized countries. Computers, televisions and cell phones make up just a few of the items we replace with regularity.  …

Hard Drive Shredding Machine Protects Identity

You’ve got many options when you decide to retire your old computer. One solution offered by DataShield in Omaha, NE is to physically shred the hard drive to protect personal information. Another option is to sanitize the drive. To learn about this process, read Stanford’s Guidelines on Sanitizing Drives. Get in Touch with DataShield Whatever you decide to research the …

Free Electronics Recycling Should be Regarded Suspiciously

Offers for free electronic recycling should be regarded suspiciously. The sheer supply of e-waste coupled with the recyclers’ costs for labor, transportation, warehousing, and destruction leave no money in the deal. And businesses that don’t make money aren’t in business very long. The True Cost of “Free” Electronic Recycling For example, some electronic recyclers offer to take computers for free …

Confidential Document Destruction: To Shred or not to Shred?

Business owners and consumers alike are faced with dilemmas about disposing confidential documents on a daily basis: What is shredding and why is it important? What needs shredding? Is it necessary to go through the extra time and expense for shredding confidential information? What constitutes a sensitive document and what are the repercussions if you choose to throw the material …

As seen on KETV: FREE Data Destruction in Omaha

Omaha, NE, June 14, 2011- Just about everyone has an old computer, cell phone, TV or computer peripheral (scanners, printers etc.) sitting around their home these days that they want to get rid of. The problem is that most people don’t know where or how to properly dispose of old electronics in a safe and responsible manner. While recycling venues …