When to Switch from One-Time Shredding to Recurring Shredding
In 1975, the Carousel of Progress debuted at Walt Disney World in Florida, having previously appeared at the 1964 New York World’s Fair and Disneyland California. Its catchy tune, “The Best Time of Your Life,” has lingered in my mind since childhood. This amusement ride aimed to take the rider on a nostalgic tour through the progress of time in four acts: the 1900s, 1920s, 1940s and a futuristic portrayal of the 21st century. Interestingly, the futuristic act has been periodically updated to remain relevant, highlighting how things change without always being noticeable. It serves as a reminder to adapt and make necessary changes regularly, emphasizing that, “Now is the Time” for the next change.
Similarly, businesses may unknowingly evolve, signaling the need to switch from one-time shredding to a more consistent, recurring approach. Here are some indicators to help you recognize when this shift might be necessary:
1. Increased Shredding Trips
Are you finding yourself making more frequent trips for one-time shredding to maintain document security? If these one-time shredding trips have become more frequent, it’s a sign that your needs have switched to recurring, requiring a shift in your shredding strategy. Time spent on excessive trips pulls you away from revenue-generating work.
2. Desk Clutter
A cluttered workspace affects productivity. If your desk is consistently piled with documents, it might signal the need for more frequent shredding. Switching to a recurring shredding service ensures regular removal of discarded papers, reducing clutter and creating a more automated process for document destruction.
3. Space Constraints
Valuable space should not be occupied by outdated documents. Moving to a recurring shredding service eliminates the need to continually shuffle file boxes around to keep your space clear.
4. Security Risks
Leaving sensitive documents unshredded on cabinets, desks or bins, poses security risks. Regular shredding is necessary to comply with privacy laws. A professional, NAID AAA Certified shredding company offers both security and recurring shredding by providing locked shredding collection containers for safe document disposal.
5. Recycling Practices
While you might be shredding responsibly, ensuring proper recycling matters. Reputable shredding companies recycle shredded material, contributing to environmental sustainability by recycling paper instead of sending it to landfills.
ShredPro Secure, a NAID AAA Certified shredding company, offers recurring shredding services tailored to your shredding needs. We provide secure shredding collection containers for added protection. Call us at 865-986-5444 or complete the form on this page to get started. “Now is the Time” for recurring shredding.