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Paper Shredding

Try Plant Based Shredding in Dallas/ Fort Worth area

Paul Simonetti has been working closely with our Arlington, Texas plant for six years and he serves the greater Dallas/ Fort Worth environs. He implements new recycling programs for his clients that reduce waste handling costs, reduce carbon footprint, and generate a revenue stream based on the sale of the recyclables. In Arlington, we have…

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Plant-Based Shredding or Onsite Shredding?

Erik Brown has been working with us for over ten years. Erik has been trained and holds certifications from both Homeland Security and the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID.) The record storage operations for the Federal Government and other large document archiving operations are among Erik’s clients. Recently, many of his clients have begun…

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Confetti Blunder: We Prefer Prevention

At the nation’s most beloved spectacle, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York, confetti flies freely. But, during the 2012 parade, Ethan Finkelstein noticed that some of the pieces of paper flying around him had writing on them, numbers that looked like social security numbers. Other bits revealed the details of legal cases and…

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Musings on Recycling Paper and the Tissue Market.

Increased tissue use is one of the signs of a wealthier world.  As over 1 billion people in China and in other regions of the world exit a state of poverty, demand has grown rapidly for tissue products: bathroom tissue, hand towels, diapers, etc.  Once GDP in a country rises above $3000/year per person, tissue…

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More “Savings” with American Shredding

It is evident that today more than ever; businesses are making it a top priority to thoroughly protect their vital documents…and they should! Whether these papers consist of documents pertaining to their company, or customers, with the ongoing issue of identity theft the need for proper storage and secure disposal is only increasing. Sure, there…

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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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Cleaning Service Employee causes data breach

Think twice about using a cleaning service to handle your most highly sensitive corporate documents.  The risk is too high.  Use a professional document destruction company, like American Shredding, which specializes in handling and destroying corporate information. River Falls Medical Clinic announces patient data breach Author Name Patrick Ouellette   |   Date February 4,…

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Protect your online personnel information with Safe Shepherd.

Safe Shepherd Protects Your Social Networks, Keeps Your Data Off of Creepy People Search Engines Alan Henry Safe Shepherd is a privacy protection service that already scrubs your personal data from creepy people search engines, but the service also now keeps tabs on your social networks like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram to make sure…

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Employee downloads of corporate information.

Employees will think twice about downloads of corporate information. U.S. Apppeals Court Revives Workplace Cybertheft Claim By Jonathan Stempel | December 27, 2012 In a decision that could make it easier for businesses to police cybertheft in the workplace, a U.S. appeals court revived a chemical company’s lawsuit accusing a former Toronto-area employee of using…

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How safe are you medical records?

Everyone needs to take an active role in protecting their medical information. How Safe Are Your Medical Records? If you think your medical records are shielded from prying eyes, think again. Health-care providers, insurers, employers, the government, marketers, financial institutions, debt collectors and data miners are among the growing horde that can get access to…

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