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3 reasons to recycle your paper waste after shredding

Most of us have heard about the benefits of recycling before, but this can seem a big task for companies getting through a large volume of paper waste over time. It can be time consuming to first shred and then recycle so much paper, therefore wasting resources in-house, but with data protection regulations and growing environmental awareness, it’s important to make sure that you’re recycling your paper waste after shredding. Here are just 3 reasons why:

The shredding process: where does your business' paper waste go?

Shredding is a vital part of your company’s compliance and security strategy, which ensures that both your internal and external customer data is protected. Not only is this important for compliance, but it’s also important for the environment that your approach is tailored to be as green as possible. This is something that customers are now holding more and more businesses to account for – reducing their carbon footprint.

Do your in-house security processes sufficiently protect against data breaches?

In 2016, security breaches cost UK businesses almost £30 billion. Firms both large and small are increasingly concerned about the potential for data loss, which could occur both physically and in the online world. With the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in force from May 2018, the rules for data protection are becoming increasingly stringent and the penalties more severe for personal data loss. For businesses, in-house security process are the first line of defence against a potential data breach.