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Archive for May 2013

5 Ways We Are Contributing to a Sustainable Environment

1.    SAVING TREES When we shred and re-use paper, we prevent further destruction of our forests. Producing new paper directly from trees consumes a large amount of energy and water. Even worse, the process of this transformation releases pollutants into our atmosphere. Recycling one ton of paper saves roughly seventeen trees and 7,000 gallons of…

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5 of the most interesting items destroyed by American Shredding

5 of the most interesting items destroyed by American Shredding January 10, 2013 Erik Brown of Salt Lake City made his list. What is on yours? 1. Fur Coats – Protecting Sales Revenue – A clothing company needed to protect future sales by destroying knock-off coats that were made to mimic their product. 2. Headphones…

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5 Mistakes People Make Managing Their Waste Stream

Also by Erik Brown, Salt Lake City 5 Mistakes People Make Managing Their Waste Stream 1. ASKING THE CURRENT GARBAGE HAULER FOR IDEAS The current garbage hauler has absolutely no incentive to help in this area. It’s like asking someone to cut their own wrists. They want to maximize their revenue, which means they will…

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5 Mistaken Assumptions of Document Management

5 Mistaken Assumptions of Document Management Erik Brown of Salt Lake City offers his overview of mistaken assumptions: 1. It is a mistake to assume a service provider is following security protocol every time, without investigating further. We have seen errors made by service providers time and time again, who do not properly train their…

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CONTINUOUS PROCESS FOR DESTROYING KETCHUP BOTTLES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTINUOUS PROCESS FOR DESTROYING KETCHUP BOTTLES JANUARY 9. 2013, Oakland, CA American Shredding, a Green Planet 21 LLC member company, is currently designing a project workflow to destroy plastic bottles that are full of ketchup. When we install this system at a client’s ketchup plant in the next three months, it will be the…

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