5 Steps to Organized Documents

April 1, 2021

If you’re an average homeowner that doesn’t own a business or have any complicated financial accounts to keep track of, you may not think much about the organization of your documents. However, every responsible adult needs to keep some personal documents for legal and tax purposes. If you are unclear on what you should keep and for how long, our team at Shred Monkey is here to help. We’ve spelled out five simple steps you can take to create an organized personal document retention plan.

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Are There Alternatives to Shredding?

February 17, 2021

Businesses and individuals alike occasionally find themselves in need of secure document destruction. Businesses especially need a secure way to dispose of sensitive data, to ensure the safety and confidentiality of their customers’ information. If you don’t already have a professional shredding service, you may wonder if shredding is really the best option or if you should consider another way. Today at Shred Monkey, we’re discussing alternatives to shredding, and why shredding is the best way to securely destroy sensitive data.

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What Shredding Service Is Right for You?

December 21, 2020

Every business, big or small, is susceptible to identity theft and fraud, but each business has unique privacy protection needs. At Shred Monkey, we offer four different solutions for proper disposal of confidential data and today we are discussing the differences so you are able to make an informed decision for your company.

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3 Personal Documents You Should Be Shredding

October 19, 2020

If you regularly use a shredding service for your personal documents, your main concern likely is financial documents. Anything that could potentially compromise your credit or put you at risk of identity theft is an obvious choice for shredding, thus you’re not likely to overlook it. However, there are several other documents that you shouldn’t leave hanging around, as they can also put you and your family at risk. Our team at Shred Monkey wants to make sure you’re not forgetting to shred these three documents.

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3 Common Misconceptions About Shredding

August 14, 2020

If you own a business in Indianapolis, you likely have wrestled with the question of whether or not to use a professional shredding company for your document disposal. On the one hand, you may think it’s more convenient to have a document shredder in the office. However, on the other hand, professional shredders are faster and more efficient. So which is right for your office? To help you make that decision, our team at Shred Monkey is addressing three common misconceptions about professional shredding services.

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3 Ways to Protect Your Business from Identity Theft

June 24, 2020

While some Americans believe that identity theft mainly applies to individuals, the truth is that businesses are not immune. The same problems that identity thieves cause for individuals can harm a business’s finances and credit history. Additionally, if a business is attacked, it can threaten the livelihood of many employees and customers who rely on the company. To avoid the threat of identity theft for your business, follow these three steps recommended by your friends at Shred Monkey.

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3 Things to Get Rid of During Quarantine

April 28, 2020

All across America, people are staying home. Not unexpectedly, decluttering has landed at the top of many to-do lists. Now truly is the perfect time to purge unwanted or unused items from your home. As you spend more time in each room of your home, you quickly learn what you need to keep and what is just taking up space. Our team at Shred Monkey invites you to be productive with your time at home. Organization can be a great way to relieve stress during this hard time, so here are three things you can get rid of today.

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Hard Drive Destruction

February 21, 2020

Businesses everywhere are changing the way they collect and store data. Hard copy documents are being used less and less frequently, and electronic files are increasing drastically. Of course, this switch generally is beneficial. There is much less paper waste, important documents are much less likely to be lost, and customers like the convenience of digital data. However, this also means that disposing of confidential data has become more complicated. To fully protect your company, employees, and clients, hard drive destruction from a trusted company like Shred Monkey is now a necessity.

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Declutter Your Home for the New Year

December 26, 2019

Every year, the Christmas season brings so much joy into our homes – but it also tends to bring a lot of stuff as well! The kids received new toys, you got that new appliance you’ve had your eye on, and there’s a stack of Christmas cards piling up on your countertop. Now it’s time to find new homes for all these things, and maybe rid your home of something you no longer need in the process. Our team at Shred Monkey is here to share decluttering tips, so you can start the 2020 will a well-organized home and a clear mind.

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Choose a NAID-Certified Shredding Company

October 22, 2019

Security and privacy are a huge concern for every business, and a big part of that is having a document management plan in place. This means that any information related to a company and its customers needs to be protected, not just in storage, but also in destruction. Once you have established a document management plan, the next step is selecting the right shredding company that will fit the needs of your business. However, with so many shredding companies to choose from in the Indianapolis area, it can be hard to know which one to trust. That is why Shred Monkey has set itself apart with a certification from the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID).

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