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What is GDPR and What Does it Mean For Me?

May 24th, 2018

What is GDPR? It’s the first change to EU data protection law since 2000 – a time when Twitter was what the birds did and Snake was just about the most interesting thing you could do with a phone. Seems like ancient history, doesn’t it? We can therefore safely say that 2000’s data protection laws […]

Why Is Plastic Recycling So Important?

April 11th, 2017

Plastic recycling is important because it is having a hugely negative effect on our environment.  Our Recycling our waste products is not only better for the environment, but it means that there is less rubbish buried on landfill sites. In the UK, the government have already said that landfill sites will be full by 2018. […]

How Can I Recycle Cardboard and Plastic?

April 11th, 2017

Although some cardboards and plastic products can be disposed of by putting them into your recycling bin at home, there is still a lot of confusion around what types of cardboard and plastic can be recycled.   Plastics While plastic disposal generally includes bottles, food trays and yoghurt pots, people still aren’t sure what to […]

The Datashredders Guide to Office Clearances

April 5th, 2017

Your office clearance will be a busy time. In this age of computerised document archiving there is not as much need to retain paper copies of documents and records. This means we can regularly clear out old paperwork, as well as cardboard, plastic and even obsolete office equipment. There is an obligation for businesses to […]

Clean Out Your Clutter For Christmas!

December 9th, 2016

Christmas is coming, and as the holidays approach many of us feel the need to get everything neat and tidy before the New Year. Whilst you are busy cleaning the spare room for holiday guests, it is easy to overlook your work area. If you have a study with piles of paperwork that don’t fit […]

Top 3 Ways to Guarantee Your Business Data Security

September 27th, 2016

Cyber data security software is one aspect that plays an important role in business data security, although, even in organisations that use digital technology for data storage, there is still a need for traditional data storage methods that need to be kept secure. Many healthcare organisations, legal practices and government authorities still have a need […]

Paper Recycling 101

September 23rd, 2016

In today’s society there is always a need and an obligation for businesses to be as “green” as possible; working to reduce their impact on the environment. There are numerous ways in which organisations can be environmentally responsible, and one of these is with paper recycling. Despite many businesses going digital and paperless, in certain […]

Where to Find Free Shredding Services in Cambridgeshire

September 21st, 2016

Please note, this offer has now expired – but get in touch with Datashredders for a free quote! Datashredders has a new shredder; a brand new Lindner Micromat shredder – the Ferrari of shredders! To celebrate, we thought we’d offer some of our shredding services free of charge to new Cambridgeshire customers who come to […]

What is the Best Way to Destroy a Hard Drive?

August 18th, 2016

Queries such as ‘how to dispose of a hard drive’, ‘how to destroy a hard drive’ and ‘how to destroy a laptop hard drive’ are being searched for with greater frequency as more and more people get wise to digital security, and are anxious to protect their data. So, what answers are they finding? Generally, […]

Paper Shredding for Schools, Universities and Colleges

August 11th, 2016

Every day we’re told to take care of our information online, and it seems that talking about traditional and non-digital methods of data protection has gone out of fashion. Some of us forget that shredding paperwork prevents opportunities for the theft of sensitive information. Schools, universities and colleges do not have the resources to spend […]