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Shred, shred, shred! The environment will thank you

Can you name a better feeling than safe-guarding your sensitive information and doing your bit for the environment? MetroShred’s has an environmentally friendly process and approximately all of the material that is shred in our secure locations is recycled on a daily basis. Recycled paper is paper that has been ...

Take Care of Business with a Clean Office Routine

Death and taxes are famously quoted as the only certainties in life. An overlooked certainty however is the associated chaos left behind in an office after completing the end of financial year reporting. Tax Returns, Annual Reports and Superannuation statements but to name a few. While we like to think ...

Top 8 Office Documents You Should be Shredding

Even in the digital age, paperwork in a modern office is substantial. Working within the walls of the business, paper documents may look like just more work rather than anything of outside value. Many businesses however dismiss the risks of identity theft and fraud that can occur from dumpster divers ...

Recycling or shredding? Be green AND safe!

With our environment under increasing pressure, how we dispose of our waste is becoming ever more important. Recycling documents is one way we can reduce our ecological footprint, helping to preserve forests and minimising the amount of paper that ends up in general waste. Most people use council recycling bins ...

Paper documents in a digital age

You’d be forgiven for thinking printed documents are on the way out as we move towards the age of the ‘paperless office’. However, while transmitting and storing documents digitally is undeniably convenient, many of the most important (and most sensitive) documents we receive still tend to be in hard-copy form. ...

Privacy laws and your business

These days no business can afford to be careless with customers’ private data. Both consumers and lawmakers are focusing more and more on how organisations handle sensitive information, and failure to do so correctly can be devastating, both in terms of a business’s reputation as well as legal consequences. Responsible ...

Bust clutter for an efficient and secure workplace

It’s amazing how quickly an office can become cluttered with loose, unfiled documents. They not only look untidy, but with identity theft and corporate espionage rife can be a real security problem. Use these tips to declutter for a more efficient and more secure workspace. Take a look at each ...

Document shredding: which service is best for you?

Disposing of sensitive documents in a completely secure, easy, cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner should be a priority for every business. Using a document-shredding service makes all this easy. Here’s a simple checklist to help you find the right service for your needs. Priority one: security With the rise of ...

Environmental disposal

Just a year ago, a study revealed that Australian businesses are falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to recycling. The study, conducted by the nation’s leading waste and recycling experts Business Waste, found that most companies are without a green policy and fail to separate their ...