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Why Not Shred the Material Yourself

Many individuals and even some small businesses buy a small personal shredder and attempt to shred their confidential material themselves.  For some, this solution works fine.  However, after spending the money, many people realize that this may not be the best solution.  Here are a few of the complaints that cause people to stop using their personal shredders.

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It's too time consuming feeding one piece of paper at a time through my shredder.

I hate having to deal with endless paper jams!

I don't want to have to maintain the equipment myself and dispose of the paper myself.

My shredder is such a pain to deal with that I end up just throwing away stuff that I should probably shred.

I've got kids that get into EVERYTHING and it makes me nervous having a paper shredder around the house.

DANGER: The personal home shredder can also be dangerous to small children and pets.

Personal shredders were at one point only found in office environments.  As incidents of identify theft have grown, concerned individuals began buying these paper shredders as a means of destroying their own confidential information.  Many of these paper shredders, having been built for adult operation in office environments, lacked safety standards like on/off buttons and had large enough slots for small body parts to touch the blades.  As a result, there have been a number of reports of small children injuring (and losing) fingers, and dogs getting ears or tongues caught in the blades. 

If you own a personal home shredder, take the necessary precautions to prevent these types of injuries, like keeping it out of reach of small children or pets, keeping it unplugged when not in use, never allow your children to operate the machine, and be careful to remove any and all hanging items or loose fitting clothes when operating it yourself.  Or, simply dump your personal home shredder and drop your confidential material off at a ShredDropOff location.

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