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 …

Green Holiday Gift Guide 2015

At Vangel, we’re all about “closing the loop” by purchasing recycled items—even as holiday gifts! There are some great resources out there including Uncommon goods, Etsy and several other sites with makers who focus on closing the loop by creating items with recycled materials. The holidays is one of the best times of the year for promoting a #closetheloop mentality! Check out …

America Recycles Day is Nov 15th, 2015

“November 15th is America Recycles Day (ARD), the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to promote recycling in the United States. Developed by the National Recycling Coalition in 1997, Keep America Beautiful took over the program in 2010. ARD educates people about the importance of recycling to our economy and environmental well-being. With an increasing number of “wishful …

Someone’s Watching…

…your sensitive documents! It’s that time of year. It’s getting colder, the leaves are falling, and Halloween is almost here–but want to know what’s really scary? Two words. Data. Theft. Don’t believe that that your small business is susceptible to a data breach? Think again. Identity theft is a growing problem. According to TransUnion, identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America with 9.9 …