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shredding

A short, light piece of timber, fixed as a bearer below the roof, forming a straight line with the upper side of the rafters.
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He was squatting in the moss, a bone in his mouth, sucking at the shreds of life that still dyed it faintly pink.
"I invite constituents to bring old bank statements, tax returns, bills, medical records and other papers with personally identifiable information to my shred event in an effort to ward off identity theft."
Ranked at 1392, Legal Shred shares this prestige with companies such as GoPro, Microsoft, Under Armor, and countless others.
* Shred whole blocks of soft or hard cheeses (40+ lbs.)
Coun Dave McGarr, cabinet member for the Environment, said: "Bringing the Community Shred events into North Tyneside provides a great opportunity for our residents to recycle and also help prevent possible identity theft at the same time."
Adams, the co-owner of Shred Smart, said he went into the business after working in the record storage business in Arizona.
"People are looking to shred more paper," Al Lajeunesse, part owner of Amirault Shredding Services LTD in Chelmsford says.
"For as little as $100 a month, a company can shred hundreds of documents, protecting itself from severe governmental penalties freeing up valuable employee time, and reducing noise pollution in the office."
Your husband's idea is a mobile shredding service, whereby he can turn up at the premises of an organisation, shred all its paperwork and take it away.
* The new wide oval shred head produces larger oval shreds of 0.125" (3.6 mm) thick, 0.380" (9.6 mm) wide.
A bonded representative will collect the material and shred it on site in a high-volume shredding truck.