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Paper shredders ‘help welcome in 2008’

By Paperstone on January 2, 2008 in Shredders & Supplies with 0 Comments

A piece of office equipment was used to help welcome in the new year during a unique ceremony in New York recently. People were invited to join in the inaugural Good Riddance Day, using Paper shredders as a way to purge the memories of the previous year and pave the way for a fresh start. […]

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Suggestions for projects involving paper shredders

By Paperstone on September 3, 2007 in Shredders & Supplies with 0 Comments

Paper shredders can protect an individual’s privacy, as well as turning unwanted junk mail into a variety of useful end-products, it has been claimed. Credit card offers, advertisements and even outdated Paper-based office supplies can go into Paper shredders, according to an article by Cox News Service. In order to keep sensitive information from getting […]

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Holidaying Brits failing to secure identity

By Paperstone on July 24, 2007 in Shredders & Supplies with 0 Comments

Brits travelling abroad are failing to conduct security measures before they leave the country, such as disposing of documents containing personal information with Paper shredders and thus putting themselves at risk of identity (ID) fraud. This is the finding of, the online credit report monitoring service from Experian, who discovered that 58 per cent […]

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Information tsar highlights need for security

By Paperstone on July 20, 2007 in Shredders & Supplies with 0 Comments

The Information Commissioner Richard Thomas has spoken in the wake of his office’s annual report about the necessity for protecting personal information, highlighting the role that Paper shredders can play in the office. Mr Thomas described certain lapses of security in the UK as "horrifying", adding that "over the past year, we have seen far […]

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Private security lapses fuel £1.7bn yearly crime losses

By Paperstone on July 11, 2007 in Shredders & Supplies with 0 Comments

Security lapses made by banks, shops and even government departments are playing a major role in supporting criminal activity in the UK. Reports suggest that around £1.7 billion a year is stolen as a result of identity theft and other similar attacks – promoting the importance of protective devices such as Paper shredders. Richard Thomas, […]

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Shredders a must for any office

By Paperstone on July 10, 2007 in Office Furniture, Shredders & Supplies with 0 Comments

With more and more criminals out there trying an increasing number of techniques to gain access to people’s personal information, it seems Paper shredders have become a must for any office. Identity fraud in the UK is rising and H and L Office Furniture has moved to highlight the importance of having Paper shredders in […]

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Keeping the office environment safe is child’s play

By Paperstone on July 4, 2007 in Office Supplies, Shredders & Supplies with 0 Comments

As more and more members of the UK’s workforce opt to work from home, keeping their workspace safe for kids can be pretty tricky. Paper shredders, IT equipment and other electricals are among the most common items you would expect to find in an office space, but these necessities can be perilous when placed in […]

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US residents enjoy town-sponsored paper-shredding day

By Paperstone on June 19, 2007 in Shredders & Supplies with 0 Comments

Around 100 residents from a US town were able to dispose of old documents for free recently, after a giant Paper shredder was installed at a local recycling centre. The Paper shredder was made available by Secure EcoShred of Brookfield and was sponsored by the town council of Redding, reports The Redding Pilot. It got […]

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Self-service paper shredder gets US patent

By Paperstone on May 31, 2007 in Shredders & Supplies with 0 Comments

Paper shredders across the world may fear for their futures, after the US Patent and Trademark Office recently granted a patent for The Self-Service Shredder. Built and marketed by Colorado Springs-based firm Real Time Shredding, the machine was granted its patented status for its role as a “public access information destruction system performing pay-per-use shredding”. […]

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Anti-paper shredder to put Stasi documents back together

By Paperstone on May 14, 2007 in Shredders & Supplies with 0 Comments

A team of researchers in Germany have created a computer programme to put together 45 million pages of police files shredded into 600 million pieces. Almost 18 years ago the agents of the communist East German State Security Service (Stasi) used a Paper shredder to destroy a number of secret documents. But according to, […]

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