Reasons to Shred Your Old Bank Statements

Friday, January 20, 2023 11:11 am, Posted by Absolute Destruction

How long do you hold on to your bank and credit card statements? It may very well be longer than you need to. It’s recommended that individuals destroy their bank statements after only one year and businesses destroy them after six. With banks sending monthly and annual paper statements, it’s understandable to have accumulated a […]

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How to Safely Get Rid Of Old Employee Records

Thursday, January 5, 2023 3:18 pm, Posted by Absolute Destruction

The period of time that you need to store employee paperwork — including items like pay stubs, timesheets, payroll information and contracts — varies based on your location. Here in Ontario, you must hold on to employee paperwork for the duration of your employee’s time with you, and then for an additional three years after […]

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How to Safely Dispose of Travel Documents

Wednesday, December 21, 2022 11:49 am, Posted by Absolute Destruction

Upon returning from a vacation, you’re likely feeling relaxed, refreshed and still in ‘holiday mode.’ Still, the fridge will need to be restocked, beds made up, and the mental prep for heading back to work (or school) on Monday will kick in. Amid all the hustle that comes with getting back to reality, it’s unlikely […]

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