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Case Studies

Medical Device Product Destruction

By admin_as | May 10, 2016

A company that manufactures large medical devices for surgical procedures called us about a product line that had been manufactured incorrectly and was not up to their quality control standards. If their medical devices had been thrown away in a dumpster, their product could be picked up and potentially counterfeited or resold. Instead, they looked for a partner…

Zero Landfill with Everett Graphics

By admin_as | March 10, 2014

Everett Graphics, a leading northern California manufacturer of folding cartons, is one of our oldest customers and we have been working together since 1987. In an effort to enhance the Zero Landfill program at Everett Graphics, we collaborated to design this new system to reduce the labor devoted to recycling while ensuring the production of the…

Destroying Personal Documents: Family History in Papers and Photographs

By admin_as | October 18, 2013

The largest family history library in Utah came to American Shredding with a unique shredding situation. They required a small shred size and a secure shredding system installed on-site that they could monitor themselves, and they wanted to be sure that all the shredded material was recycled. Due to the extremely small particle size of the…

Product Disposal – Atlantis Casino

By admin_as | October 18, 2013

Atlantis Casino came to us with a challenging task: they needed to securely destroy and replace $40 million worth of poker chips, and wanted to do so in an environmentally friendly fashion. The secure destruction of the chips was of the utmost importance to Atlantis, as they could not risk the potential for fraudulent use…