Why Shred?

In response to improper disposal of consumer information, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act [FACTA] has been made law.

FACTA:

  • Applies to every person and business in the United States
  • Requires the destruction of all consumer information
Additionally, healthcare records are protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act [HIPAA].

HIPPA:

  • Requires destruction of all health information that identifies individuals
  • Prevents abuse and unauthorized access to personal health information
  • Enforced by the US Office of Civil Rights
  • Imposes severe penalties to violators

Shredder

Metro Record Storage and Shredding Environmental Recycling Activity Report:

From January 1st 2017 to December 31st 2017 we conserved:

  • 25,525 Trees
  • 570,553 Gallons of Oil
  • 10,510,192 Gallons of Water
  • 7,206,989 Kilowatt Hours of Energy
  • 150,146 Cubic Yards of Landfill Space