The "concept" of Document Shredding
...have personally private or company confidential information which has outlived its intended purpose, but would still be useful to unauthorized personnel;, or even a competitor?
...ever dispose of copies which are too light or too dark, but still readable?
...spend money to purchase packing materials?
...maintain confidential customer account records (credit and payment history, credit applications) or employee records (medical, performance reviews, salary files, etc.)?
Remember that the Privacy Act clearly specifies proper handling, storage
...have records which are short-lived such as reports drafts or cumulative sales data which is disposed of with subsequent revisions?
The United States Supreme Court ruling in California vs. Greenwood
...have a regular retention policy?
It is interesting to note that businesses are required to retain certain records for
...have a concern about the amount of floor space devoted to records storage?
The cost of office space is continuing to rise with no end in
...keep microfilm, microfiche, or optical storage devices as part of a records management program?
If so, what is the disposition of the document originals once microfilmed? And what
...have a voluntary or mandatory office paper recycling program?
Pages being collected for disposal are a golden opportunity for