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All about Medical Waste Disposal Vol. 1

Patriot MedWaste understands the importance of the following protocol and complying when performing medical waste disposal. Our professional medical waste company thoroughly understands and obeys all regulations of medical waste disposal in Washington, DC, Virginia, and Maryland. We are also proactive in ensuring you stay in compliance when disposing of any medical waste.   1.  …

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All about E-Waste Disposal Vol.1

We all have old, unused electronics laying around our house collecting dust and taking up space in our homes or offices. With new electronics coming out almost every month, it’s impossible to not have some old, outdated device lying around.   With Patriot Shredding E-Waste disposal, we take care of your old electronics safely and …

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All about Hard Drive Destruction Vol. 1

At Patriot Shredding, we value the importance of educating our customers and soon-to-be customers and helping them understand how to better protect their sensitive information. That’s why we’ve started a series of volumes to help bring to light the importance of paper and hard drive shredding.   In this post, we’ll start to build a …

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Why You Should Ditch Your Paper Shredder Now

All businesses discard sensitive and confidential records, but many still rely on paper shredders to do so. Unfortunately, they’re not as secure or efficient as they appear to be. If you’re wondering why, here are several reasons to ditch your paper shredder: Your Time is Valuable As a business owner, you have multiple responsibilities. The …

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The FACTA Disposal Rule and Its Impact on Your Business

The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA) was enacted in 2003. Besides enabling consumers to request and obtain a free, annual credit report, the law contains provisions for preventing identity theft. FACTA’s Disposal Rule requires all companies who collect sensitive consumer information to destroy it when it’s no longer needed. Here’s what you need …

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The Secure Way to Dispose of Legal and Medical Records

As a legal and medical professional, you have a responsibility to protect the privacy of your clients and patients. A key part of that responsibility involves the disposal of personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI). In this blog, we offer best practices for securely disposing of legal and medical records. Ditch the …

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The Advantages of a Local Shredding and Destruction Partner

When outsourcing your paper shredding, there’s no lack of options to choose from. But since paper shredding involves the handling and destruction of your most sensitive and confidential information, it’s important to choose wisely. Here’s why you should choose a local shredding and destruction partner over a global conglomerate: Flexible Scheduling Although paper shredding may …

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One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure: The Perils of Not Shredding

The saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” has never been more true. In an age where hardcopy and digital data proliferates at a breakneck pace, the likelihood of sensitive information landing in the trash is at an all time high. In this blog we discuss why having a secure shredding solution is a …

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How to Prevent Your Confidential Documents from Ending up Halfway across the Globe

Like many people, from time to time, you may toss an unwanted document in a recycling bin and think nothing more of it. After all, out of sight means out of mind right? But did you know unwanted documents can end up halfway across the world? Every year, millions of tons of recycled documents are …

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