Every business we talk to is well aware of the dangers lurking when it comes to their handling of stored information. Even though we are well into the computer age, the need to maintain hard copy records is still customary. There is a software package that allows secure electronic storage which is becoming more popular. If you are maintaining hard copy records, here is a guideline for the length to retain them.
-Cutting down 17 trees
-60 pounds of air pollution effluents
-7,000 gallons of water
-3 cubic yards of landfill space
-78 gallons of oil
-40 dollars of landfill expense
-6,100 KWH of energy
Source: The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
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