Shredding confidential waste may seem like a no-brainer, but have you actually ever stopped to think about why you should do it, on a personal or company level? More and more companies are now choosing to outsource their secure shredding to ensure that it’s carried out to a satisfactory level. With this in mind, what are the top 3 benefits of shredding your confidential waste?
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If you’ve not yet considered on-site shredding for your business, there are a range of benefits to it that a growing number of companies are now taking advantage of. There are the obvious things such as data protection that benefit from on-site shredding services. Here are some considerations to make when choosing the right solution for your business:
The majority of companies shred their confidential documents as part of their security policy, but do you really know what the process involves, or where it has come from? Here are 5 paper shredding facts that you need to know:
#1 Shredders emerged in the 1900s
The first ever shredder was invented in 1909, by Abbot Augustus Low. He patented the idea, however the device was not refined enough to ever be mass-produced. After this, the paper shredder idea was taken and modified by Adolf Ehinger in 2935.