Shredding Myths: A five post myth buster – Myth #1

It seems that there are still several myths to bust when it comes to what and why to shred. In each post this month, we will unveil a different myth about shredding. When it comes down to it, shredding is just a great way to protect yourself and your confidential information from identity theft. It's the easiest and most efficient way to safeguard yourself.

Myth #1 Your trash is safe.

Thinking your trash is safe is a dangerous place to be in your thinking. Even if no one goes dumpster diving for your personal information, it’s no guarantee that your documents will stay in the bag at the dump. Once your information, including documents with your personal information on them, is in the trash it is available for everyone to see and to steal. Surprisingly, there are too many people that routinely dumpster/trash dive both personal and business bins looking for information. In each post this month, we will unveil a different myth about shredding. When it comes down to it, shredding is just a great way to protect yourself and your confidential information from identity theft. It’s the easiest and most efficient way to safeguard yourself.

Only one myth you say? This is a five-part blog series. Read more this week, when we uncover even more myths about shredding.

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