Why is shredding not a good idea? Paper shredders increase security risks. You shred your documents to prevent identity theft and maintain the confidentiality of your information. But your paper shredding machine doesn’t offer the most secure method for completely destroying confidential information.
Did Shred-it go out of business? Recall Total Information Management Inc., based in Norcross, Ga., has acquired the U.S.-based document storage business operating under the Securit name from Shred-it International Inc., based in Toronto. Shred-it will continue to own and operate its records management business in Canada.
What does Iron Mountain do with shredded paper? The shredding service picks up the bins on a regular basis, for delivery in a secure vehicle to a secure shredding facility. There the paper is shredded beyond any possible reconstruction. Then it goes to a pulping mill for recycling.
Is Shred-it owned by Iron Mountain? (“Shred-it”), the world-leading information security company, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Iron Mountain’s international Secure Shredding business in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Australia. The deal is expected to close before the end of the year.