Manvil’s Document Shredding Solution

Manvel is at the intersection of State highways 6 and 288 and Farm Road 1128, in northern Brazoria County. It was originally named Pomona; however, because there was already a town in West Texas called Pomona or Pamona, the name was changed to Manvel, after a man who became president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. The first group of settlers in the region was the family of W. R. Booth. They settled on Chocolate Bayou in July 1857. In 1877 the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway built through the area on its way from Galveston to Arcola. A townsite was formed in 1890 at the railroad crossing, and businesses began to be established there. In 1892 the community had a post office and by 1895 a population of 350, a grocer, a general store, a real estate agent, a physician, and two telegraph and express agents. Snow in 1895, a tornado in 1899, and a storm in 1900 destroyed local orchards and crops. In 1906 Manvel had a school, a teacher, and twenty-nine students. During the early and middle 1900s the town stayed roughly the same in size and population. On September 8, 1931, the Texas Oil Company struck oil on property in Manvel, and it became a rich oil-producing community. In 1936 local rice production began. In 1975 Manvel had twelve businesses and 110 inhabitants. It had fifty-seven businesses and a population of 3,549 in 1985; in 1988 it reported a population of 4,441 and sixty-eight businesses. In 1990 its population was 3,733. The population dropped to 3,046 by 2000.

Dedicated to Keeping Manvel Safe

Proper document destruction is a very important part of doing business today. Not only does the law require proper data destruction, but clients and employees expect that you will safeguard their private information. Many consumers are concerned about identity theft, which has become the fastest growing crime in the U.S. It is also important to businesses that their trade secrets and confidential information are kept private. The consequences of improperly disposing of confidential information could cost your organization a lot of money, time, and embarrassment. Texas Security dedicates itself to keeping you protected by providing on-site shredding for your business or residence, one-time purges, and convenient drop off service.

Texas Security Shredding is Your Security Information Expert

TSS is committed to helping our clients develop policies and procedures that will safeguard their businesses and customers as well as providing outstanding service and competitive pricing.  TSS is your information security expert. We take our job seriously and are dedicated to providing solutions to our clients by providing:

  • On-Site NAID AAA Certified Document Shredding
  • Assistance with Policies and Procedures
  • Employee Training
  • HIPAA Employee Training
  • Identity Theft Prevention Training
  • Shred Days

Risks of Office Shredders

When you use office shredders, which are slow, unreliable, and inefficient, they are risky because they give the employee complete discretion as to whether a document should be shredded or discarded in the trash. Many business data breaches are the result of such policies. Corporate data breaches are costly in many ways. Here are just a few:

  • Criminal and/or Civil Penalties
  • Identity Theft
  • Exposure of Private Client or Patient Information
  • Theft of Trademark Secrets or Competitive Information
  • Loss of Client Confidence
  • Damaged Public Relations
  • Negative Media Coverage

Recycling

When you pay an employee to shred documents what is done with the waste?  Most likely it is put into the trash.  We recycle all of our waste materials.

For every 1 ton of paper recycled:

  • 7000 gallons of water are saved
  • Between 17 and 31 trees are saved
  • 4000 KWh of electricity is saved
  • 60 pounds of air borne pollutants are not expelled

Documents you should be shredding

Wondering what kinds of documents should go through the shredder? Here are some examples:

  • Tax returns
  • Photo IDs
  • Bank statements
  • Voided checks
  • Employee pay stubs
  • Credit card information
  • Copies of sales receipts
  • Documents containing sensitive information such as name, address, phone number or email
  • Employment records
  • Optical Disks
  • Uniforms
  • X-Rays
  • License Plates
  • Pill Bottles
  • ID Badges
  • Hard Drives
  • Microfilm & Microfiche
  • Magnetic Tapes

Would you like to have your materials shredded?