Before you buy an office shredder…
…try the better way of shredding.
Purchasing a small office shredder may seem like a convenient and effective way of handling your confidential paper waste in order to comply with GDPR. But by far the most cost-effective and simpler way of shredding is to employ a professional shredding company.
The importance of shredding
We’re all becoming more mindful of securing data in today’s working environment. We all have a responsibility to be vigilant in terms of data protection. There are clear guidelines to follow in terms of the rules set out by GDPR. These guidelines help us decide what records to keep and how to store them. It also states what we need to dispose of.
Shredding the right way
A professional shredding company can help you dispose of many types of waste, not just paper. If you have old hard drives, IT equipment, clothing and uniforms or products, they can also take these away for you, shredding then recycling where possible. It’s the most secure way of disposal and means that your waste materials of are handled responsibly without dumping in landfill sites.
Save money and time
Why waste time standing over a shredder feeding in paper, getting frustrated about paper jams when you could be spending time on more important jobs? A professional shredding service makes it easy to securely dispose of your confidential documents as they shred everything for you. Choose from either shredding in a truck at your premises or off-site shredding at the depot.
Reduce the chance of a data breach
By providing regular staff training on how to handle data, you can ensure that your business is doing everything it can to avoid a data security breach. One of the ways you can start is having a policy regarding shredding. Avoid leaving paper documentation on show in the office unless you’re using it. Try and adopt a clean desk policy to work in a more ordered way and avoid the clutter.