The Truth About Dumpster Divers

October 21, 2022

When you think about dumpster divers, you probably picture a homeless-looking person going head-first into a dumpster behind a restaurant to find half a sandwich. However, the truth is, that more and more criminals are taking to dumpster diving behind apartment buildings, financial institutions, and other businesses because, quite frankly, it’s a profitable hobby to get into. To protect yourself and your personal business, consider the following blog from Shred Monkey about dumpster divers and learn what you may be doing wrong.

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How to Safely Store Important Documents

August 20, 2022

Document storage is a part of everyday life. We need to store contracts, wills, receipts, tax information, and more. A lot of times, these documents contain sensitive information. Not only do they need to be protected from the wrong hands, but they also need to be protected from other unfortunate events such as fires. Continue reading to learn more about proper document storage from the team at Shred Monkey.

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Follow HIPAA Compliance Laws with Medical Record Shredding

June 23, 2022

If you work at a healthcare facility, you are certainly aware of HIPAA laws and how they protect personal information. Since 1996, protected health information, or PHI, has been safeguarded under these laws. Eventually, all of the physical documents you have on file will need to be properly disposed of. In this article, the team at Shred Monkey will discuss the medical record shredding process.

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Keep Your Business Safe with Hard Drive Destruction

April 20, 2022

Most businesses these days are all about data. Finances, legal documents, business initiatives, inventory, customer data, and more are stored on hard drives. Eventually, there comes a time when you need to purge outdated data. Not only are there rules and regulations for data disposal, but you also mitigate the risk of a data breach. Take it from the team at Shred Monkey and keep your business safe with HDD destruction.

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Random Documents You Should Be Shredding

February 22, 2022

If you’re a responsible adult, you probably already make use of a professional shredding service to safely dispose of your secure documents. You’ve got all your bases covered by yearly shredding your tax documents, medical records, and other bills that have your personal information on them. However, as the main goal of shredding is to prevent fraud and identity theft, there are a few more personal documents you should add to the list that you may not have thought of. At Shred Monkey, we always value our clients’ privacy above all else, so take a look at this list and make sure you’re covered.

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Shredding for Banks and Financial Institutions

December 28, 2021

As a financial institution, your business is trusted with highly sensitive data pertaining to your valuable clients. The last thing you’d ever want is for that sensitive data to be stolen or used without your client’s consent. That’s why it is vital to have a reliable way to destroy data once it is no longer needed. At Shred Monkey, we provide that service to banks and financial institutions in the Indianapolis area. Read on to learn more.

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3 Things to Look For in a Shredding Company

October 19, 2021

Business owners and private residents alike see the benefits of a professional shredding company. It’s not hard to see why the confidential destruction of certain documents would be necessary for protection against fraud and identity theft. However, when it comes to choosing a shredding company, it can be hard to know which option is best for your specific situation. That’s why the team at Shred Monkey has put together this list of three things to look for when hiring a professional shredding company.

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3 Complications of In-House Shredding

August 21, 2021

Most businesses eventually find themselves in need of document destruction. Whether it’s one-time shredding, or a weekly necessity, it’s tempting to complete the destruction in-house instead of hiring out. After all, it’s as easy as running a piece of paper through a shredder, right? Not necessarily. At Shred Monkey, we encourage you to take a closer look at document destruction and the complications that arise when doing it in-house.

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3 Ways Professional Shredding Saves Money

June 4, 2021

Business owners are always looking for ways to cut costs and maximize profits. You always want you business to be running as smoothly and efficiently as possible, so finding ways to save money is always beneficial. With that in mind, did you know that hiring a professional company to handle your document shredding can actually save you money in the long run? While in-house shredding may seem like a money-saving plan, it’s likely not saving you as much as you think. Check out these three ways Shred Monkey can actually add value to your business this year.

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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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