Risk of identity theft.
Identity thieves go through dumpsters looking for any document with a date of birth, signature, password, pin, social security number, credit card number or bank account information.
It’s the law.
A wide variety of federal and state laws requires the destruction of documents in order to protect confidential information:
- The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPPA) requires health care providers to destroy medical to destroy patient information;
- The Fair And Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) requires businees to destroy customer information; and
- The Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLB) requires financial institutions to securely handle and appropriately destroy customer financial information.
Even if you’re not a business, bank or healthcare provider, shredding your documents is a smart thing for you to do to secure your confidential and personal information.
It’s good for the environment.
We not only take these documents off your hands for secured disposal — we also recycle 100% of shredded documents.