Posts by Grant DiGioia

All about Medical Waste Disposal Vol.7

Traditional Medical Waste Treatments Medical Waste Generators Waste generators were broken down into two categories: Small Quantity Generators (SQG) and Large Quantity Generators (LQG). This was necessary to identify their waste and provide guidelines and regulations adequately. After determining the type of generator, the Study analyzed the composition of the generated medical waste. “Sharps wastes…

Read More

All about On-site Shredding Vol.7

How can your business prevent fraud through on-site shredding? Organizations lose around 5% of their annual revenue to fraud every year. For small businesses without severe checks and balances in place, this percentage can be even higher and worse. So taking steps to prevent fraud is essential for every organization. On-site shredding is a necessary…

Read More

All about Hard Drive Destruction Vol.7

Why you shouldn’t let old computers become a problem You have upgraded to a new computer, and you’re looking forward to faster response, new programs, and more storage space. That’s great but don’t forget about your old computer. Your old computer can contain sensitive information such as documents, transactions, internet searches and a whole host…

Read More

All about E-Waste Disposal Vol.7

What is Electronic Waste The rapid growth and popularity of home electronics, from laptops to smartphones to flat-screen televisions, has turned this field into a global industry, with a fast turn around, worth billions of dollars. Electronic waste, also called e-waste, pertain to various forms of electric and electronic equipment that have ceased to be of…

Read More

All about E-Waste Disposal Vol.6

1. Electronic Waste : How Big of a Problem is it? Electronic Waste (e-waste) is one of the fastest-growing segments of our nation’s waste stream. It encompasses all broken, unusable, or outdated/obsolete electronic devices, components, and materials. In addition, e-waste also encompasses items that can be e-cycled (electronics that are going to be reused, resold, salvaged, or…

Read More

All about Hard Drive Destruction Vol.6

1. Responsible Hard-Drive Destruction – Let’s Get Real Just one hard drive can contain hundreds of thousands of files.  When a digital file is “deleted” from a computer, the information actually remains on the drive, as do “deleted” e-mail messages and records of all online activity.  Even reformatting or overwriting may not be enough to prevent…

Read More

All about On-site Shredding Vol.6

1. On-site Document Shredding On-Site Document Destruction You can be confident that your sensitive information is handled with care and securely destroyed. What Does It Mean For Me? All documents that are placed into one of our security bins are destroyed and shredded on-site by one of our shredding trucks. We want our clients to know how serious and…

Read More

All about Medical Waste Disposal Vol.6

1. A (Brief) History of Medical Waste Removal Believe it or not, medical waste management, removal and disposal is still a rather new topic considering the hundreds of years behind medical treatments and innovation. We started realizing the need for proper medical waste removal when, in the late 1980s, beaches were being littered with disposed syringes,…

Read More

All about On-site Shredding Vol.5

1. Mobile Document Shredding Service – 10 Good Reasons to Hire a Professional Paper Shredder Thanks to new laws passed by the government, creating a document shredding plan have become a part of doing business. This is to keep non-public information handled by businesses and organizations secure and to prevent identity theft. However, some companies still…

Read More

All about Hard Drive Destruction Vol.5

1. Important Reasons for you to Hire a Hard Drive Shredding Company Most offices have a problem of unnecessary data taking up space on computer hard drives as well as hard copies. It is possible that your office now looks old and overcrowded and in most cases, your entire system finally slows down and will need…

Read More