Small businesses and consumers can securely dispose and recycle unneeded paper documents, computers and other electronics at one location during the event

PORTLAND, OR — October 26, 2012 – Access Information Management, leading provider of records management storage and destruction services for hard copy and electronic records is teaming up with Universal Recycling Technologies to host a paper shredding and electronics recycling event. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at the URT facility, located at 10151 SE Jennifer St., Clackamas, OR 97015, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) estimates that each year, as many as 9 million individuals fall victim to identity theft. Individuals and organizations can better protect themselves by properly destroying documents that contain private information before they are disposed. Over the past 8 years, Access destroyed and recycled over 750,000 tons of paper containing sensitive information from businesses and individuals.

Don’t let your personal or business information fall into the wrong hands. Access will provide secure document shredding services for the first 3 boxes of paper per person or business, free of charge during the event. Small businesses and consumers are encouraged to bring paper documents, containing outdated personal information to the site for destruction. Examples of the types of documents that individuals need to properly destroy before disposal include: outdated financial statements, credit card statements, utility bills, canceled checks, pre-approved credit card forms and any other documents that contain private, personal information or client data.

Universal Recycling Technologies will accept old electronics, including computers, monitors, televisions and other household electronics at their location during the event. All of the electronic equipment collected will be properly destroyed and or recycled, free of charge.

Access Oregon is PRISM Privacy Plus Certified.

About Access Information Management (

Access Information Management is the largest privately-held records and information management (RIM) services provider in the United States. A trusted partner to clients spanning multiple industries and markets throughout the country, Access’ complete suite of services includes records management, data protection (electronic computer media), secure destruction, and digital formatting services. The valuable business services Access provides allow clients to focus on their core businesses while reducing the costs and risks associated with document retention, management, and final disposition. Access is backed by growth equity investor Summit Partners.

Local event contact:

Chris Slaughter | 800.715.6683 | [email protected]