Document Chain of Custody
August 8, 2017
Posted by Lee Spokes
The document chain of custody is the paper trail regarding the custody, control and transfer of physical documents. Additionally, it can be used when discussing the authenticity of a document. If a document is to be used as evidence, it should be recorded when that document is passed from person to person to prove that nobody else could have access...
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Product destruction
April 3, 2017
Posted by inConfidence
Businesses of all types and sizes may need to destroy their products for various reasons. Premium fashion labels that over produce a product which doesn’t sell in the market will often opt to destroy the excess stock, rather than discount it to maintain the integrity of brand. Likewise, if a faulty product has been made, it is often safer to dest...
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The Cycle of Life: Paper Recycling
September 29, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
At In Confidence, we do things differently to other confidential document shredders: we recycle. Although the premise of our business starts with destruction, it ends with a new beginning: paper recycling. Read on to see how In Confidence turns your destroyed confidential documentation into re-useable paper products. Step 1: Shredding Confidenti...
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Paper Recycling Melbourne
July 4, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
We love to recycle paper especially in our paper recycling mill in Melbourne. We have been at the forefront of the recycling industry for many years and today were proud to say we are one of Melbourne’s top paper recycling companies. Every part of the process counts, the materials we collect from our Melbourne offices to bringing back to our pape...
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Paper recycling
July 4, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
The process of waste paper recycling involves mixing used paper with water and chemicals to break it down. It is then chopped up and heated, which breaks it down further into strands of cellulose, a type of organic plant material; this resulting mixture is called pulp, or slurry. It is strained through screens, which remove any glue or plastic that...
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Environmental Concerns
April 13, 2016
Posted by Lee Spokes
The environmental impact of dumping product at landfill is not in our future best interests. In Confidence as an environmentally responsible company recycles everything it can after the shredding process. Some companies choose to dump at landfill for economic reasons rather than choosing security shredding. Unwanted products are presently being...
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Security Shredding vs Recycling
April 13, 2016
Posted by Lee Spokes
What separates a recycling company from a shredding company is that a shredding company has no interest in the value of the material it shreds. It's only interest is in protecting it's clients information and product. At In Confidence all material is shredded through our accredited industrial shredders. After being destroyed the material is then se...
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What Kinds of Industries Require Paper Shredding Services?
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Whether you’re a large franchise or small family owned business, the practice of document shredding in the workplace can save you time and money in the future. Every business, even a work at home mom, has sensitive information that when stolen can have devastating effects on employees, customers, key business players, and sales. Not to mention th...
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What is the History Behind Shredding Services?
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
A document shredder is an important mechanical apparatus which is used to shred or cut papers into scraps or pieces to ensure that these important documents will be destroyed properly or completely  to ensure that the documents will not fall into the hands of a third party who might use the document for an unlawful or illegal purpose. Shredding th...
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The Environmental Benefits of Shredding Paper
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
As a business owner, you’re probably already aware of the benefits shredding important documents by saving you time, money, reputation, and devastation. If you want to keep important documents like bank statements or credit card applications safe, document shredding is the best practice to ensure each document is completely destroyed and rendered...
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Why are Paper Shredding Services so Important
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Today, details are taken into consideration as important as gold and money. Whether you are a large, tool, or tiny company or business, or even an individual, you need a reliable as well as the irreversible method of doing away with your sensitive records. The use of paper shredding solutions has become a crucial device for making certain delicate ...
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Introduction to Document Shredding
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
To keep information from getting out to people, removal methods are put in place. These methods are important to getting rid of unwanted information. Document shredding, specifically, involves a safe method to remove a build up of too much information. One of the main ways of going about this is Mobile shredding. In this version, trucks have shredd...
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To Shred Or Not To Shred
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Perhaps you’ve known about that seven-year tenet? That is not valid in all cases, however realizing what you ought to keep, and to what extent you ought to keep it, can be confounding and convoluted. As indicated by the IRS site, there are no firm guidelines on to what extent you ought to cling to archives. Nor are there standards for how you oug...
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Why Recycling Paper is Good
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Different kinds of Paper are used in different ways every minute of the day. It is used by all the people from all walks of life. Every now and then tons of waste papers can be seen anywhere or in the garbage dumpsite or even in the garbage can or trash can. A recycling bin is also full of crumpled papers or waste papers. If all of these waste pape...
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Secure Document Shredding Helps Prevent Identity Theft
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Every business owner’s and business establishments are at risk for all kinds of bad elements. These people are always on the look out when they will have a chance to get into your office to get important information they want from you. Without knowing it, these bad elements have already in their possession the information that they want from you ...
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Professional Document Shredding Ensures Your Business Security
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
We are sure you’ve all been aware of cases of identity theft, and are aware of how important it is to keep your confidential documents secure. Oh I am sure they’ve been stealing your night’s sleep.  But have you ever paid enough heed to the fact that as much as the documents need to be secured, they also need to be destroyed once the intende...
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Personal Document Shredders and Their Features
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
If anyone of you lives in the same world as I do, I am pretty sure you come across just as many papers each day as I do (if not more). There’s so much paperwork involved in everyday life and transactions that it not humanely possible to trace all the papers you are supposed to keep safe and secure, and those which you’d never need again, and th...
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Paper Recycling- How does it Help Our Environment?
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
We see paper all around our environment, and it comes in different sizes, shapes and textures. Hence, there’s no doubt that paper indeed, constitutes the greater part of the total garbage collected every day. Because of this, a method of solving the garbage problem brought about by the large volume of waste papers in the garbage was introduced. R...
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Shredding is not Just for Your Breakfast Cereal any more
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
The first thing that comes to your mind about shredding is probably shredded wheat cereal. But, have you recently thought about shredding in your business or life? Shredding documents that is. There has been an outbreak of numerous stories and even movies and news specials on identity theft and big items being purchased with other people’s money....
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Paper Shredding Tips for Your Business
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Shredding is an important process to discard and destroy completely important documents. This process can give you peace of mind without worrying that some of your important information written in the documents will find its way into the hands of some people who might want to put you in trouble. It is a very useful process, especially if it can be ...
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Hiring Proper Document Shredding Services
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
As a business owner, the privacy about the whole business structures matters most to you. Whatever happens, you would always want to set aside the things that should not be disclosed to other people. As you run your business, you always have records and other data that you kept or saved in the computer or in a black and white document. While it’s...
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How Do Paper Shredding Machines Work?
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
There is a number of diverse paper shredders available for business and homeowners to select from. The demand and purpose for the shredder will vary and there are plenty of machines out there to suit your specific needs. Whether you’re looking to help the environment, destroy sensitive business information, or just safely and securely get rid of ...
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Guidelines for Shredding Documents
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Every year you add loads of different paper materials to your files which give you a collection of the things that needs to be discarded or disposed. One way of discarding or getting rid of these paper materials is to have it shredded. Well, if it’s paper, the easiest way to do it is to shred it. However, before shredding, you have to sort it out...
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Fix Common Paper Shredder Problems
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Document Shredding is becoming more and more essential in the workplace with the rise of identity theft and other crimes committed by the release of sensitive information. Therefore, electronic document shredding machines are becoming more common.  These machines rip papers and documents into shreds so they become unreadable to criminals who want...
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Computer vs Documnet Shredder
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Every day we hear many instances of identity thefts and fraud around us. It is a shameful thing that the world we are living has such acts prevalent in it. With such thefts becoming more widespread, people have found out ways which will help you protect the important documents and the data which might be confidential to you. Though there are many p...
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Which Confidential Documents Need Destruction?
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
The term privacy carries a huge weight when you work in some professional environment. In every sector, privacy has its own importance and it is not only inappropriate but downright dangerous to compromise with the privacy factor. The privacy need to be on the top of the priority list. In medical and legal sector privacy is a very importance term. ...
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The Importance of Document Destruction
January 20, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Hiring document destruction company is the best way to protect all your confidential documents that are for disposal from going into the wrong hands. Although they are already trash, they still contain information that must be kept and prone to identity theft cases. As a responsible person for these data, you must secure the document shredding serv...
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Paper Recycling – How Does it Help Our Environment
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle has been the prime slogan of the 21st century. The incessant use of natural resources to quench man’s thirst for using more and more technology is totally depleting the earth and we are on the verge of leaving nothing but mere trash to the future generations. Reducing the usage of natural resources, reusing the used product...
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How Does the Document Destruction Process Work?
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
It is important for a business to have a secured way of destroying sensitive and confidential documents. Your customers are entrusting their important details about them on you. Therefore, you must secure proper document destruction to avoid fraud, identity theft and further problems caused by improper document disposal. Finding a destruction compa...
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Key Benefits of Professional Document Shredding
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Shredding is something that is assumed to be used only by the big companies. Shredding ensures that the any information about the company or employee has is not misused by anyone else. A perpetual myth is that only big companies should use shredders since their scale of operations is big. Sadly even the home workers do not use this service which le...
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Data Destruction Best Practices
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Today’s data is often stores in hard drives, whether in a form of a portable USB or the ones that are stored within the hard drives.  Gone were the days of stockpiling data in papers that consume too much space and logistics requirement.   However, data storage has its own limitation.  Sometimes, you have to discard hard drives to make way fo...
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Confidential Files – What needs to be Stowed and What needs to be Disposed
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
We now live in the “Facebook era” and almost everything we do, from bank transfers and paying our bills up to ordering a simple pan of pizza, everything is done online.   A simple click and entry of an account number and you get your cash flowing from one point to another.  As information technology continues to advance and make our lives ea...
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Benefits of Data Destruction
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Have you ever heard of identity thieves?  Has it ever happened to you that your credit card has one too many charges?  Have you ever experienced having an empty debit card or maxed-out credit card for no reason at all?  Were you charged for things you didn’t buy or was suddenly on a foreign trip even if you were not booked? Well then, if even ...
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5 Reasons to Hire a Document Destruction Company
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
One of the best means of running a business in an efficient manner is that of making sure that it is clean and secure, and document destruction tends to play a major role in doing so. If truth be told, the ways in which document destruction or shredding can benefit your business are literally limitless. For this reason, it truly makes sense for bus...
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What Every Business Needs to Know about Information Security
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Every business, no matter how small, should always be conscious about information security. It is especially important if you are looking to scale your business, or introduce new processes, employees, and sensitive information. While the internet and networks is highly beneficial to business marketing, it also is one method that exposes business...
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Top 3 Ways to Reduce Your Ecological Footprint
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
With the rise of environmental issues on earth such as global warming, businesses need to start being conscious of reducing their ecological footprint on the planet. Many people think that reducing their footprint is too costly by thinking they need to buy electric cars or solar panels for the actions to be effective. There are simple tasks that...
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The Benefits of Securely Destroying Used Hard Drives
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
The hard drives associated with your business may contain sensitive information that is best kept hidden from the public to avoid data breaches. Getting rid of old hard drives is essential in introducing information safety management in your business, and letting your employees realize that all information is to be handled with care. When decidi...
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Scams That Target Small Businesses: Ways to Protect Your Company
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Small businesses and start-ups are the target of most online scams due to their high level of vulnerability and low security. Most Common Scams to Avoid Below is a list of scams that are most likely to happen among your business. The Directory Scam One of the most common scams today is the directory scam. This is when a business receives an...
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Why Every Business Needs a Crisis Management Plan
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
Every business should be aware of the fact that a crisis can strike at any time, leaving devastating results to follow. A crisis management plan is the best way to successfully prepare yourself and your employees in case of a crisis occurrence within the business. A crisis can range from a simple business social media account being hacked to cre...
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Human Error Issues in the Workplace: Ways to Cut Down on It
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
When an accident in the workplace occurs, it can hurt not only the employee who caused it but the entire company. But, what if these errors can be reduced by simply ensuring that employees are informed and the working environment is properly set-up.  An employee doesn’t have to purposely cause security breaches, accidents happen every day, some ...
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How a Shred-all Policy Reduces Workplace Time-Wasters
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
These tasks can keep your workers busy, but how productive are they really being? With a shred-all policy there’s no need to worry or spend time on documents that should already be dealt with within the workplace. There will be more time for businesses to carry out duties that have far more significance, in contrast to disposing last year’s cus...
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5 Ways to Prevent a Data Breach in your Business
January 19, 2016
Posted by inConfidence
A data breach in your business can present you with costly bills. Any business, even small online stores, can be the target of harmful hackers trying to steal your information. In this time of advanced technology, your business is vulnerable at all times to an attack. Every business is in some way associated to a network of other businesses. Thi...
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Why Hire Inconfidence as your Document Destruction Company?
December 3, 2015
Posted by inConfidence
A clean and secure workspace is the best area to run a business efficiently. Many companies can be ill-informed when it comes to the significance of document shredding and how it can protect their business. Hiring a document destruction company is one of the best decisions a company can make in the process of destroying documents. Not only will ...
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Security Shredding vs Recycling: What’s the Difference?
December 3, 2015
Posted by inConfidence
“To shred or not to shred: That is the question”. This question now illustrates the dilemma in the minds of the majority of Mangers and CEOs. They have to consider requirements through government regulations which require that firms and companies dealing with user data need to cater for the possibility of information leakage through office wast...
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Importance of Safe Document Destruction for Small Businesses
December 3, 2015
Posted by inConfidence
With the rising scale of Intellectual Property theft, it has become imperative for every business to safeguard their official and important documents. These crimes are highly systematic and tracking their attempts can be impossible at times. To get access to your confidential and private business data, all your competitor need’s is one piece of p...
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