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PROSHRED® Minnesota is an Approved Criminal Justice Information (CJIS) Vendor

Minnetonka MN - The State of Minnesota has approved PROSHRED® Minnesota (https://www.proshred.com/minnesota/) as a vendor qualified to access and destroy Criminal Justice Information (CJIS) documents, hard drives and other media.  Persons responsible for safeguarding CJIS can find PROSHRED® (listed as Pro Shred) and our approved individuals on CJIS Online .  (https://www.cjisonline.com) CJIS standards were first established by the…

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Shred Your Children’s Records

Often when talking about the need to shred secure documents you’ll find that records like financial, medical, or banking get mentioned as the must shred items. While this is absolutely true, there is another type of document that should be a "must shred" that is often over looked. In fact, once you’re made aware of…

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Residents Need Secure Shredding Too

Many people falsely believe that the proper management and disposal of secure documents is only a concern for businesses. Surely only companies that produce large amounts of financial records, contracts, pay stubs, invoices, etc, really need to be worried about it. The humble homeowner with their small amount of personal records need not worry. In…

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Is Mobile Document Shredding For You?

Tackling that ever growing pile of documents before it topples over and traps you beneath it, can seem like a daunting task at first. Not only is a teetering stack of papers a bit intimidating in and of itself, figuring out where to start the process can be difficult. Having to sort through all those…

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What to do with Unwanted Documents?

As time ticks by, we all end up accumulating extra documents. They build up over the years slowly but steadily, until the last free corners of our desks have been consumed by stack upon stack of papers. Sitting at our desks we gaze up at the monoliths with a sense of awe and dread similar…

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Medical Records Shredding Guidelines For Texas

You may know that medical records require special attention, but how exactly do you go about destroying them? Every state, including Texas, has its own medical records shredding guidelines and it is up to you to do it right. I Own a Small Business: Do I Need to Know About Shredding Medical Records? Whether you…

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On-Site Shredding vs. Plant-Based Shredding: The differences in terms of security

Deciding which professional shredding method to use – on-site vs plant-based -- is critical to ensuring that you are obtaining the level of security concerning your confidential material destruction that is prudent for your type of business. Proper data destruction protects company information and trade secrets, client profiles, and employee data, among other things. If…

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7 Things in Your Mailbox That Can Be Used to Steal Your Identity, and 11 Ways to Protect Yourself

Identity theft is a serious problem, and it’s getting worse. According to Javelin’s 2018 Identity Fraud Report, identity fraud enabled criminals to steal $16.8 billion in 2017. Almost 17 million U.S. consumers experienced identity fraud in 2017, an 8% increase over 2016. While many of those instances used information obtained through online data breaches, good…

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One Time Document Purge

The massive success of our Operation Shredding community shred event has helped spread the word of secure document shredding within our community. This event gave people the perfect opportunity to come and dispose of those records that have been gathering dust for a while now. While these events are a great way to purge records,…

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Come Out to the June 2nd Shred Event!

Good weather helps to get people out of the house and brings us together to enjoy the outdoors. Patios will be filled, and the water front’s packed as we seek our fill of the good weather. Another great event for the community to gather around: Shred Events. On June 2nd, PROSHRED Minnesota will be shredding at…

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What People Are Saying About PROSHRED®

We were looking for a shredding service that we could trust and fairly priced. Proshred is perfect for both. They come pick up and you can watch via the video screen on the outside of the truck your items being shredded onsite! No mystery about where your documents are being taken! Destruction notice issued immediately. Pickups are scheduled and they arrive at the designated time you are given. I highly recommend Proshred for all your document shredding needs!

- Valorie Peck. Crestwood, IL

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