Most companies and offices today have multiple ways to help the environment, typically starting with recycling. From paper to plastic, cans, bottles, and more, every bit counts! But what about sensitive company documents? Guess what? You don’t have to choose between shredding and recycling!
When it comes to recycling paper, it not only helps save trees and conserve our resources, but it also helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions and keeps paper out of landfills, allowing room for trash that can’t be recycled. Even though we try to print less and use digital documents more at work and at home, there’s still approximately 1 billion trees’ worth of paper tossed annually. The good news — it can all be recycled. When it comes to recycling company documents, don’t just throw any piece of paper in that recycle bin unless you know where it’s going.
You don’t have to choose between shredding and recycling
You can do both! When you know a document contains important information, it doesn’t mean you can’t recycle. Don’t just rip up that paper or toss it into the shredder and then the trash. Make sure your company has a place to capture these documents for shredding first.
Shred first, then recycle
It’s important to educate all employees on how to properly recycle papers with sensitive company information. You don’t want to put yourselves at risk for stolen data or information! Create a place for important documents to be shredded. You may have one place for all paper documents to go to be shredded then recycled, or you may have one for general recycling and one for document destruction. Just make sure containers are clearly labeled and your staff knows what to do and why each is important.
Outsource your shredding with a company committed to secure recycling
When you outsource your shredding to a qualified, trusted company like Sun City Shredding, you ensure that documents are destroyed and recycled according to proper regulations. It’s an eco-friendly way to ensure you stay within compliance to protect your company’s information. Your documents are securely shredded, you give back to the environment, and it doesn’t take you any additional time. A win on all sides!
Let us help you take the next step in environmentally friendly and secure document destruction. Contact us to see how Sun City can support and improve your document shredding and recycling processes.