Posts by Patriot Shredding

All about Medical Waste Disposal Vol. 1

1.  Assessing the Hidden Problem of Medical Waste Disposal A hidden waste management time bomb is ticking away, and health and safety professionals should understand its full dimensions: the medical waste disposal which include used syringes, needles, lancets, and other sharps. The safe use, collection, and disposal of medical waste by health care professionals at…

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All about E-Waste Disposal Vol.1

1. How to dispose of a laptop or PC What do you do with a laptop or PC that’s come to the end of its life? We explain everything you need to know about recycling, selling and ensuring your personal data is removed There are three options: take it to a recycling facility (the dump), sell it or give…

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All about On-site Shredding Vol. 1

1. 11 Fun and Fascinating Facts About Document Shredding You might think that the task of paper shredding is a little like watching paint dry, but you’d be wrong. Document destruction not only has a fascinating history, but it is also essential to maintaining the safety and security of our nation, individual finances, and reputations.…

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All about Hard Drive Destruction Vol. 1

1. The Hard Facts about Hard Drive Shredding We’ve highlighted plenty of reasons why the secure disposal and shredding of confidential documents is important. But while the safe shredding of paper documents is vital for your CSR you shouldn’t ignore the fact that an awful lot of data is now stored digitally. As such, as well as…

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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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