One of the most overlooked and undervalued tasks in an individual’s life or business’ smooth operation is implementing effective document destruction, regardless of documents being hard or soft copies. Shredding your documents is not necessarily a difficult task, but it can easily become an ordeal once you’ve accumulated enough. Just like segregating, recycling, eating a balanced diet and exercising, you won’t always want to shred your documents, but it’s good for you, and for the environment.
Estimates show that the United States consumes over 80 million tons of paper every year, effectively making paper the most common type of solid waste in the world. All forms of transactions, communications, and information storage are still largely dependent on paper, including roughly 95% of all b