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To Shred or Not to Shred

Identity theft crimes are on the rise in Washington D.C. and throughout the nation. While many incidents happen because of machines that steal card numbers and because of online hackers, there are still many incidents that happen because of papers and documents that are not disposed of properly. It is important to know what documents…

Posted By: PROSHRED® Washington

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How to Dispose of a Hard Drive Securely

You store a great deal of sensitive information on hard drives throughout your business network and even your personal computers including customer contacts, invoices, emails, and financial data. When it comes time to dispose of an old hard drive, it’s essential to make sure that none of these records can be retrieved by a malicious…

Posted By: PROSHRED® Baltimore

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The Importance of Shred Events

A common feature of all the document shredding companies out there is an offer to host shredding events. Have you ever wondered why? Is it really that important to bring everyone out together in the name of information safety? Of course it is, and we’re going to tell you why, along with what a shred…

Posted By: PROSHRED® Tampa Bay

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Shredding Events: Bringing Communities Together

A close community tends to help one another out, keep an eye on each other, and generally keeps each other’s well being in mind. From keeping an eye on each other’s properties and warning one another of suspicious people in the area, working together to keep an area safe is a great thing. However there…

Posted By: PROSHRED® Minnesota

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Document Shredding for Clearwater Residents

We’ve heard time and time again that residents are never sure where they can get professional shredding services in their town. The big cities are where the pros have their shredding operations, and if I live away from the big city, what options do I have? Fortunately PROSHRED Tampa has options for you, no matter…

Posted By: PROSHRED® Tampa Bay

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Be Careful What You Throw in the Trash

It’s very easy to just toss something unwanted into the garbage. In fact it’s pretty well a habit at this point for many of us. It never seems to matter what it is either; it could be excess food, random odds and ends, scrap paper, old toys, etc. The trouble occurs when those items that…

Posted By: PROSHRED® Minnesota

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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…

Posted By: PROSHRED® Minnesota

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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…

Posted By: PROSHRED® Tampa Bay

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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…

Posted By: PROSHRED® Minnesota

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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…

Posted By: PROSHRED® Tampa Bay

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We have had Proshred come to our residence twice in the past year to take and shred old documents and records. We couldn't have been more satisfied with the results. From making the appointment to the arrival of the truck, the whole experience was a pleasure. Fast service and a very courteous and helpful driver made getting rid of old papers so easy. Would highly recommend this service.

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