Friday-15 June
2018

Recycling Ideas You’ve Probably Never Thought Of

We’re on a roll with our blog series about recycling! First, we wrote about how food waste is being addressed, then the variety of ways old tires are given a new lease on life. This piece is dedicated to unusual ways we can recycle and benefit our planet.   Wine corks. We’ve seen cool crafts using old […]

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Friday-01 June
2018

Ready for new tires? Your old ones have an important future

Recently we wrote a blog post about food waste. It was so well received we are now writing a series of articles on other types of recycling. When your automotive service technician says, “The tread on all four of your tires is worn” you’re probably thinking about the replacement cost – not whether your old […]

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Thursday-03 May
2018

Shouldn’t We Worry About Food Waste, Too?

You might think it’s odd that a company dedicated to recycling paper, cardboard, and electronics would dedicate space on its blog to food waste. But the waste landscape is large, and as consumers we care about all forms of it. A report from the Natural Resources Defense Council indicated that 40% of food in the […]

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Tuesday-01 May
2018

Are Your Service Providers Properly Handling Your Sensitive Information?

Over the years, you’ve probably shared your personal and business history with a number of professionals and trusted advisers. And because of the nature of these relationships, you’ve probably handed over, mailed or emailed a wealth of documents containing sensitive information. When was the last time you asked the professionals in your life – the […]

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Sunday-15 April
2018

Self Storage vs. A Records Storage Company – What Makes More Sense?

The self storage business has been around since the late 1960s. Today it’s big business; an estimated 44,000 to 52,000 facilities offering more than 2.3 billion square feet of space are in the United States. You probably drive by several locations in the course of doing errands, visiting family and friends, or going to and […]

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Sunday-01 April
2018

Are They Really Shredding Your Documents?

If your business files are overflowing with papers containing personal, sensitive, confidential information that you are required by law to shred but haven’t gotten around to taking care of, you’re probably eager to eliminate your paper jungle. You may be tempted to jump at the first “We Shred Documents” sign you see and load your car with […]

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Thursday-15 March
2018

Professional Shredding Companies vs. Home Office Shredders

We get it – you’re the Do It Yourself type. You like to mow your lawn, do your own taxes, brew tea. You might even like to do rehab projects around the house. But when it comes to shredding documents with personal information, trust us when we say it makes more sense to leave this […]

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Thursday-01 March
2018

Personal and Business Records: Are You Keeping Them Longer Than Necessary?

It’s tax time! With April 15 a few weeks away, many of us have piles of files sprawled on our desks and dining-room tables in preparation for filing our returns.  Whether you owe Uncle Sam or you’re due to get money back, chances are you’ve looked at all that paperwork and thought, “How long do […]

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Thursday-15 February
2018

Don’t Discard Your Old Electronics. They Need to Be Recycled Properly.

New year, new computer? If that’s the case, chances are the old one is sitting around in a closet. One report we read indicated that nearly 75 percent of old electronics continue to be stored in households because of the unavailability of convenient recycling options. Then there’s the issue of old electronics laying around offices. […]

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Thursday-01 February
2018

Shred It Now. Your Kids Will Thank You Later.

On a frequent basis, we are contacted by people who are in the midst of cleaning out their parents’ home. The message we hear is the same: “We have boxes of documents that need to be destroyed. Can you help?” The answer to the “Can you help?” question is yes, it’s easy. That’s our business. […]

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