GREEN Shredding Services in Greater Boston
Massachusetts businesses and residents can protect their confidential information and help the environment at the same time with A1 DATASHRED’s onsite document destruction service.
Some Facts about Paper Waste
- It takes about 1.3 gallons of water to make one piece of new paper
- 93% of paper comes from trees
- Half of business waste is paper
- The United States uses 12.1 trillion sheets of paper per year
- Paper accounts for 25% of landfill waste
- Paper demand is expected to double before the year 2030
- Every tree produces enough oxygen for 3 people
Shredding Reduces Paper Waste
Document destruction’s main purpose is to protect the confidential information of residents and businesses in Massachusetts from the perils of identity theft and corporate espionage. The added benefit is how it helps the environment. All of the documents that A1 DATASHRED destroys are recycled. The recycled shredded paper is sent to a paper mill that will turn it back into paper pulp. The pulp is then used to make other paper products such as writing paper, newspapers and paper towels. You might even end up using some of your old office documents as toilet tissue. Every ton of shredded paper that is recycled will save 17 trees plus many other natural resources.
Start Green Shredding
Give A1 DATASHRED a call and we will go over what you would like to do. We can then recommend a document destruction service that takes all of your needs and concerns in to account. On the same call we will give you a great quote that gives you all of the costs upfront. If you’re ready you can also schedule your service appointment.
Environmental Shredding for Business
A1 DATASHRED of two green options to dispose of your business records, Onetime and Schedule document destruction services.
One-time shredding will allow you to have professional onsite destruction of your company files only when you need it. We don’t have any requirement for a volume of paper to shred or a required minimum number of visits we have to make to your office. You could need us just once or a few times it is entirely up to you.
Scheduled shredding is for when you want to destroy business records and protect the environment on an ongoing basis. We will provide you with security containers for you to dispose of your documents in so they no longer go into the regular trash and end up in a landfill or in the hands of an identity thief. The containers are provided in a quantity sufficient to makes their access convenient for all of your employees. Then A1 Datashred will come to your office and empty the containers and destroy the contents. You can have a weekly, biweekly, every four weeks or a monthly schedule.
Every resident in Massachusetts is required to separate their trash into rubbish and recyclables. Recycling is not protection of your private information because you papers are accessible to anyone in a recycle bin. When you have your documents destroyed by A1 Datashred your private information is no longer readable and the paper is also recycled. Residential shredding protects you and the environment so it is a win win situation.
Hard Drive Destruction
The physical destruction of your old hard drives is important to make sure that the information on them never gets into the wrong hands but you may be surprised to learn that it is also protects the environment. A hard drive is made up on metal, glass and plastic. When a hard drive is destroyed it is turned into pieces. The destroyed hard drive is sent to a recycler that separates all of the material used to make the hard drive so they can be recycled and not end up in a landfill.
Give A1 Datashred a call we would love to help you with destroying your documents in an environmentally friendly way.