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Getting Back To The Office

As thousands of workers are starting to get back to their regular workplace, Organisations are forced to consider shredding sensitive documents no longer needed, that workers have kept at home during the pandemic.

With employees returning, office work environments must be reorganised to comply with physical distancing following HSE guidelines.

This often implies changing the layout of the workplace and placing tables and chairs further apart in order to maintain a 2-metre worker separation. Decluttering the workplace and clearing out files that are no longer required can significantly help in that regard.

Data Protection through data destruction

Shredding all sensitive documents that have passed their retention period will not only improve the safety of the work environment but will also have a significant impact on data security.

Not properly handling confidential documentation represents a legal risk to the company as businesses need to be in compliance with GDPR rules and regulations and institute good inhouse practices to protect their personal and commercially sensitive information.

Organisations are responsible for all data supply chains, so the proper processes must be implemented to diminish any potential risks of a data breach. This means that all sensitive information should be handled and destroyed securely.

At DGD shredding, we understand the importance of using the services of secure shredding specialists. We are one of the biggest and most competitive companies in Ireland and provide Nationwide on-site & off-site shredding services.

Our off-site and on-site shredding services are proven to be some of the most dependable and efficient across Ireland. We ensure a smooth process all the way through. We can satisfy all your business shredding needs and certify all of the shredding work we do so that you remain in compliance with EU legislation and GDPR obligations without any complications or disturbances.

Our commitment to the environment

By opting for our professional shredding service, your business is contributing to a cleaner and greener world. Our work doesn’t end when your documents are shredded. We incorporate recycling into the shredding process, so all the shredded paper is sent for recycling and turned into tissue products such as kitchen rolls & toilet paper. All without compromising security and confidentiality.

Shred, Recycle, Repeat

on site shredding

There is an exceptional amount of confidential wastepaper passing through our offices and homes every day. As you may know, holding onto sensitive documents past there retention period presents risks to your business. Disposing of sensitive data not only allows for a potential data breach, but also creates an unhealthier environment due to these documents being sent to landfill.

By opting for a professional shredding service, your business can take steps towards a cleaner and greener environment. Recycling 1 ton of paper saves around 682.5 gallons of oil, 26,500 litres of water and 17 trees. Our service does not finish in our shredding facility, where your documents are destroyed, we incorporate recycling into the destruction process without compromising confidentiality.

With our services, you are choosing an environmentally friendly solution for your destruction needs. Since 1998, we have saved approximately 1.5 million trees by recycling our post-processed material. Currently, our shredded paper is sent for recycling and is turned into tissue products such as toilet paper and kitchen roll.

We strongly believe in accounting for all environmental impacts our company has on the environment. Leading from the top, Liam and Mark take environmental considerations into account for every decision where an impact is likely. We work to minimise our environmental impact; from the vehicles we use, the equipment we operate, to our supplier’s and our own operational processes.

DGD Shredding truck

Our Fleet and Transport

We operate a modern fleet of vehicles conforming to the Euro 6 emissions standards. Our vehicle selection process accounts for emissions, fuel efficiency, reliability and maintenance.

Our own full-time mechanic who maintains our fleet to the highest of standards; the more efficiently the vehicle operates the less fuel it uses and therefore less emissions.

The fuel our fleet runs on is the highest quality diesel fuel from reputable sources and we monitor our usage on a monthly basis to review our consumption. By knowing your environmental impact, you can manage it.

We optimize our service schedules to ensure the most efficient routing not only to provide reliable services to clients but also manage our fuel consumption and emissions

Our Plant

We operate highly efficient Shredders and Baling equipment in our Destruction Centre that minimise electricity consumption. Our equipment is set to recognise periods of inactivity and shut off. Additionally, our equipment can be set to different performance rates depending on the activity being carried out, so the machinery does not need to be at full capacity if it doesn’t need to be.

Our Facility

All the lights in our facility are LED low energy consumption lights. We are in the process of constructing a new development that will incorporate numerous environmental considerations throughout the project.

We aim to not only have the most secure and advanced Destruction Centre, but also the most environmentally efficient one.

Our Recycling Commitment

We aim to recycle where possible all materials we handle. We directly place our recyclables into mills and over 95% of materials we handle are recycled.

From materials that cannot be recycled, the materials are sent for Waste to Energy processes.

Our Environmental Standards

We operate an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) that is independently assessed and accredited annually. This EMS shows our commitment to the environment.

DGD shredding is one of the largest, most competitive shredding services in Ireland, we are here to provide you with peace of mind that all sensitive information is handled and destroyed in a secure manner. DGD knows the importance of guaranteed shredding services, so we present you with a Certificate of Destruction following the shredding process.

We make it our business to make sure no one knows yours!

If you have any questions about our services, you can contact with us today at info@dgdshredding.ie or telephone us at 061-491335

Reasons Why You Should Leave Shredding up to the Experts

In this week’s blog, we at DGD Shredding are looking at the most important details and reasons for why shredding should be left to the experts, and why it is time for your business to switch! If you are a small or large business, then choosing shredding services from professionals is a worthwhile investment in order to maintain your privacy for both the benefit of your company and customer data, as well as compliance with EU legislation and GDPR obligations.

Here are the top reasons for leaving shredding up to the experts;

Security  

Keeping sensitive documents past there retention period presents a legal risk to your company with new GDPR legislation.  Responsibility of whole data supply chain resides with the organisation and it is vital that the correct processes are in place to mitigate any potential risks of a data breach. With a secure shredding specialist, your business will be provided with locked receptacles to store your sensitive information until it is ready for destruction. Your business can have peace of mind that sensitive information is destroyed in a safe and reliable manner.

We at DGD Shredding offer a service that will guarantee a strong chain of custody from your location to a secure facility. Our expertise and decades of experience in the shredding industry has allowed us to offer a reliable and diligent process that guarantees confidentiality for your business’s shredding needs.

Data Protection

Organisations must be able to demonstrate compliance with GDPR and introduce good housekeeping practices to protect their personal and commercially sensitive information. There are many laws and legislation in place to ensure companies have necessary processes in place to securely destroy confidential documents and data that has passed its retention period.

As of May 2018, the law regarding Data Protection across the EU has changed. With the new GDPR requirements in place, all organisations are now required by law to be fully transparent in the usage and safeguarding of personal data, and in implementing measures to show accountability for their data processing activities. DGD offers a strong chain of custody and trustworthy process so that all your sensitive information can be handled and destroyed in a secure manner.

Cost

We all know how time-consuming shredding with an office shredder can be! When you outsource your document shredding, you avoid using employee time to complete the process. In-house paper shredding takes time and often takes away from an employee’s regular job duties. Office shredders will mostly just cut documents into strips, which may not completely prevent data breaches from occurring.

The services we offer utilize industrial scale machinery which enables documents to be destroyed to the highest shredding standard. Hiring a professional shredding service will prove to be cost effective and beneficial in the safeguarding of document destruction and the prevention of data breaches within your organisation.

Environment

Opting for a professional shredding service, your business can take steps towards a cleaner and greener world. Recycling 1 ton of paper saves around 682.5 gallons of oil, 26,500 litres of water and 17 trees. Our service does not finish when your documents are destroyed, we incorporate recycling into the destruction process without compromising confidentiality. Following the destruction process, all shredded paper is bailed and shipped directly to paper mills where it is then recycled and made into various paper products. Our service gives your business the ability to create a healthier environment in today’s world!

DGD shredding is one of the largest, most competitive shredding services in Ireland, we are here to provide you with peace of mind that all sensitive information is handled and destroyed in a secure manner. DGD knows the importance of guaranteed shredding services, so we present you with a Certificate of Destruction following the shredding process.

We make it our business to make sure no one knows yours!

If you have any questions about our services, you can contact with us today at info@dgdshredding.ie or telephone us at 061-491335


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