How Can Your Office Reduce Its Paper Waste?

01
Oct
2019
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Did you know that the average office employee uses about 10,000 sheets of paper each year? If your office has 25 employees, that means your office goes through 250,000 pieces of paper annually. 

Staggering, right? 

If you use a desktop shredder and attempt to recycle the shredded pieces, it will actually end up in the landfill. Due to the process used, most recycling centers are unable to accept small strips or bits of paper.

Sustainability has become the name of the game in 2019, and implementing a secure, 100% recyclable solution is an easy way for your business to go green. 

At Secure Records Solutions, we’re committed to improving the lives of others and the environment. One way we go about this is through helping clients eliminate the waste in a sustainable manner and provide your company the information necessary to get credit for your positive environmental impact. We recycle 100% of shredded paper, providing companies has sustainable, efficient solution. 

Consider this: each time you fill one of our 96-gallon rolling bins, the recycled byproduct saves:

  • 2.5 trees
  • 0.5 cubic yards of landfill space
  • 54 gallons of water
  • 9 pounds of pollutants
  • 1552 kilowatts of electricity
  • 25 gallons of gasoline!

Our industrial shredder produces small, illegible particles. These particles are bundled and transferred to a paper mill for recycling into items like tissue that you use in your daily life.

When you also consider the time and money you will save by outsourcing paper shredding, it is a win-win. 

We provide paper recycling services anywhere we provide shredding service. Currently, that includes Thomasville, Albany, Tifton, Valdosta, Moultrie, Bainbridge, Tallahassee and the surrounding area, with daily service of shred consoles and large shred purges. We offer both on-site and off-site shredding for organizations in industries such as healthcare, law, accounting, business, and government.

Recycling is not just limited to paper produces. SRS also recycles hard drives, paper* (non-sensitive paper that doesn’t need to be shredded), and e-waste. 

Contact us today to find out how we can help your business become more sustainable and more efficient through our shredding program. 

*Recycling without destruction is not a NAID Certified Service

 

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