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Don’t leave your employees to their own devices

Rises in personal device use at work is putting sensitive company data at risk

With a rise in personal device use over the last decade, many employees are using their own laptops, phones and tablets for work. This BYOD (bring your own device) culture is putting companies at serious risk of losing important or sensitive data. This has gained greater prominence since the introduction of COVID-19 related working from home policies.

Recycling for the nation

The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing all manner of gaps in supply chains, with the Recycling Association warning of an imminent shortage of the cardboard that’s needed to make food and medicine packaging. Here’s how recycling paper and cardboard, at work and at home, contributes at this time of pulling together.

Tissue contamination

Household rubbish being rejected and sent to landfill is increasing.

The amount of household rubbish being rejected for recycling in England has increased by 84% over the past four years, government figures show. One of the main issues we see at DataShred is tissue paper being put into confidential waste bins, which contaminate a whole batch due to be recycled.