Posts by Grant DiGioia

All about E-Waste Disposal Vol.5

1. The Biggest Problem With E-Waste? What We Don’t Know When your phone stops working or you trade up for a newer model, where does it go? Like any electronic device — from laptops to lamps, washing machines to flat-screen TVs — it doesn’t just disappear. It becomes electronic waste, or e-waste — a fast-growing category of trash that in 2016…

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All about Medical Waste Disposal Vol.5

1. What are the Different Types of Medical Waste – and Why are They Important? What is Medical Waste? Medical waste is any waste that is generated as a by-product of healthcare work at doctor’s surgeries, dentists, hospitals and laboratories.Healthcare waste includes any material that could come into contact with the body during diagnosis, research, drug…

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Difference Between Onsite Shredding & Offsite Shredding

It doesn’t matter whether documents are personal or business-related, their safety is very important. Safeguarding the document is our priority. If documents are no longer needed, document destruction is required. To maintain safety of your business and protect it from identity theft- taking help of a professional shredding company is best instead of destroying confidential/important…

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All about Medical Waste Disposal Vol. 4

1. What Is Medical Waste? And Other Common Questions About Sharps & Medical Waste Disposal Medical waste is generated by healthcare facilities (human and animal), research institutions, and even at home. Each time you have blood drawn, surgery, get a filling at the dentist, or visit a pharmacy for a flu shot, you create regulated…

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All about Hard Drive Destruction Vol.4

1. Advantages of Hard Drive Shredding Most people get worried when they are about electronic media destruction i.e. recycling of electronic components like their computers. Data in the disk is not permanently removed unless you deliberately remove yourself through overwriting, physical disk destruction, and degaussing. Electronic media destruction is the best method for protection if…

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All about E-Waste Disposal Vol.4

1. A Brief History on the Electronic Waste Disposal Industry The history of electronic waste disposal generally began in the mid-70s. Since 1976, with the passage of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), it has been illegal to dump e-waste in the United States. Since the Basel Convention in 1989, it has been likewise illegal…

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All about On-site Shredding Vol.4

1. How Mobile Shredding Companies Are Changing the Industry Mobile shredding companies are changing the way many companies do business. With the introduction of computers and online storage and archiving systems, businesses are finding it much easier to store their important documents electronically. Using electronic storage methods eliminates the need for keeping paper documents that can…

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All about E-Waste Disposal Vol.3

1. The Electronic Menace: Why E-waste is a Major Concern Today The world today is in the midst of a rapidly expanding wave of digitization. As technology evolves and continues to automate functions across industries, countries across geographies have witnessed visible growth in the use of electronic devices across every sector. In light of this situation,…

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All about Hard Drive Destruction Vol.3

1. Any Hard Drive Not Properly Destroyed Puts You at Risk It’s important to Patriot Shredding that we keep our customers information safe. That means being informed and understanding the risk that goes into proper hard drive destruction. Sometimes, companies will think they are doing everything to keep their customers information safe, but they are not.…

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All about Medical Waste Disposal Vol. 3

1. Choosing A Medical Waste Disposal Company` It’s important to properly dispose of medical waste, that’s why we’ve brought you some other articles in the past about how to do. In this article, they do a great job of bringing together some reasons and tips for how to choose a good medical waste disposal company. It’s…

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