Personal Shredder Vs Shredding Service

If concerns about privacy and data protection as well as new privacy laws and identity theft have sent you out to buy a paper shredder from your local office supply store, you may want to rethink that decision. Not only is using the services of LionCage the most convenient and economical shredding solution, it is the best way to protect your company in the face of strict state and federal privacy regulations.

LionCage-Shredd-2Shredding yourself provides no record of compliance

Doing shredding yourself provides no record of compliance. In the event of a privacy violation, complaint, or audit, one of the first questions you may be asked will be regarding document privacy policies and proof of documented shredding. Shredding discarded information yourself provides you with no verifiable record of compliance. When utilizing LionCage secure document shredding and e-recycling services you will be given a Certificate of Destruction with every shred or disposal of devices and/or documents.

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 Employees should not handle some sensitive information

When shredding sensitive and confidential data you have two options:
1. Using entry-level employees to do the shredding, exposing sensitive records and competitive information to individuals who don’t have the proper clearance.
2. Using the valuable time of management/executive level employees with proper clearance who are paid top dollar to handle shredding.
Neither of these options is acceptable, and that’s where LionCage comes in. We can provide standard locked recycle bins, OR ‘consoles’ that match your decor. Simply have your employees insert the restricted documents in the bin or console and our LC Certified technicians will pick up the bin and destroy it on-site or off-site according to your preference.

LionCage-Papper-1Office shredders break down

If you have ever owned a paper shredder, you know they have a tendency to break down. Decent onsite shredders need constant maintenance and need to be lubricated. Regardless of whether you purchase cheap or more expensive office shredders, they are bound to break down and require maintenance either from normal wear and tear, or simply because an employee jammed in too many papers or inserted documents with staples, paper clips, disks or the like. Utilizing LionCage there is no need to remove staples and paper clips, no dirty clothes or greasy hands from oiling the mechanism, no injuries from fixing a jam, – simply drop your papers in the bin and forget it!

How fast do office document shredders shred? Isn’t it cheaper to shred myself?
The average office document shredders shred between 10 and 40 pages per minute. Most office shredders are single feed and/or contain a 15-25 page feeder. Using LionCage shredding solutions we can shred thousands of sheets in just a few minutes!
When you weigh up the costs involved in purging out old documents as well as the costs for day to day shredding, in virtually all cases it is actually cheaper to use the East Coast’s leading document shredding service, LionCage Shredding. Using LionCage shredding services you save on buying inferior machinery that breaks, you save on staffing the machines, you save on greasing and changing oil, and of course when using LionCage you receive a Certificate of Destruction.

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