Will You Get Caught Green-Handed?

In preparation for Earth Day (April 22), what better way to promote a green mentality than a friendly recycling competition among co-workers? “Get Caught Green-Handed” is an activity adapted from RecycleMania, a program administered by Keep America Beautiful for universities across the country. Programs like “Get Caught Green-Handed” teach individuals to be green-minded and help them to develop good recycling …

Vangel Inc.’s Spring 2017 Community Shred Days

Pick your date! Protect your identity and support these local community organizations. Check out our Upcoming Community Shred Days: Saturday, April 8, 2017 9am – 12pm Hosted by: St. John’s Sweet Air Location: 3911 Sweet Air Rd. Phoenix, MD 21131 Cost: FREE Friday, April 21, 2017 11am – 1pm Hosted by: 100.7 The Bay Location: 100.7 The Bay Executive Plaza 11350 McCormick Road Executive …

Tips for Avoiding and Navigating Tax Identity Theft

It’s tax season again and on top of doing your personal and business taxes, the last thing you need is to worry about tax identity theft. Unfortunately, a phishing scam has been reported just in time for the 2017 tax season. Learn how to protect yourself from tax identity theft scams and how to find out if your identity has …

Does Your Information Destruction Policy Rely on Luck?

Is your company prepared for a potential data breach? Without a protocol and procedure in place, you’re leaving your company’s and your clients’ data, as well as your reputation, vulnerable to attack. Every high-profile data breach is a reminder of the importance of the need for information protection. An organization’s information is one of it’s most valuable assets and both …

The Top Ten Reasons to Love Your Shredding Service

Love is in the air–love for your shredding service that is! There are so many reasons to love the company that keeps your sensitive documents and data secure. Outsourcing this task liberates employees and business owners alike to focus on what really matters–your business! Here are the top 10 reasons to love your shredding service provider: 10. They recycle all of …

Vangel’s Green Holiday Gift Guide 2016

At Vangel, we’re all about “closing the loop” by purchasing items made with recycled materials—even as holiday gifts! That’s why the past few years, we’ve created holiday gift guides to help you find great gifts that keep sustainability top-of-mind (see our Green Holiday Gift Guide 2015 and Green Holiday Gift Guide 2014). The holidays are one of the best times of the year for promoting a #closetheloop …

#ShopSmall for the Holidays-Small Business Saturday 2016

This Nov 26, we want to encourage you to celebrate Small Business Saturday! Mark your calendars for the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and get ready to shop small. In the Baltimore area, there are several charming neighborhoods and main street areas that are perfect for kicking off your holiday shopping! Whether you’re near Hampden, Ellicott City, Berlin, Frederick, Catonsville, Havre de Grace, …

The United States’ Shocking Daily Paper Habit

The amount of paper used in the United States in one day is shocking. Although not all of this paper is wasted, it is safe to say that some goes to waste. It is important for everybody to start thinking about how to reduce, re-use and recycle paper and plastic products. There are a variety of ways to decrease the …

It’s Your Choice–The Importance of On-Site Shredding

When choosing a shredding company, we believe that it’s important to have options. Recently, several well-known shredding companies have decided that they’ll no longer be offering on-site shredding. However, they may continue to charge the on-site premium!  On-site shredding means your sensitive documents are shred at your business where you have the opportunity to watch. This is in comparison to …