Fireproof Celebrates America Recycles Day

Posted under Fireproof Records by Fireproof on November 13, 2017

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America Recycles Day is celebrated each year on November 15 to promote the social, environmental and economical benefits of recycling. People across the country are encouraged to join the movement, increase their recycling habits and buy more recycled products to create a better environment today as well as in the future.

America Recycles Day started in 1997 and has educated millions of Americans on the benefits of recycling. As part of the National Recycling Coalition effort, volunteer coordinators organize events across the country to raise awareness and increase recycling. Thankfully, their efforts have paid off!

Now, more Americans recycle than ever. According to the EPA, in 2006 Americans generated roughly 4.6 pounds of waste and recycled about one-third or 1.5 pounds. Today, Americans recycle about 33 percent of their waste.

Everyone can participate in America Recycles Day. From individuals to businesses, small towns to big cities, recycling programs are making a difference. Here are some interesting facts about recycling and why we need to keep raising awareness on the importance of recycling every day!

  • More than 75 percent of waste is recyclable, but we only recycle about 33 percent.
  • Plastic takes 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill, but we only recycle 5 percent of our plastic.
  • Recycling a single ton of paper saves 17 mature trees, 7,000 gallons of water, 3 cubic yards of landfill space, 2 barrels of oil and 4,000 kilowatt hours of electricity.

Fireproof continues to support environmental programs with our Shred-Smart service. Shred-Smart allows businesses to dispose of expired documents with the assurance that information will be safely and securely destroyed. Our policy of baling our shredded materials and shipping them directly to a recycling plant to be turned to pulp allows us to keep our promise to support green office initiatives. For more information, and to learn how you can get started, visit our website and contact us now for a no-obligation quote!



Who’s Behind the Box – Warsame Mohamed

Posted under Fireproof RecordsurlWho's Behind The Box by Fireproof on November 8, 2017

At Fireproof, we take pride in the loyalty and dedication of our employees. Each year, we celebrate the Decade Plus Club, comprised of more than 40 members who have worked with us for over 10 years. Warsame Mohamed is our newest Decade Plus Club inductee. As a Warehouse Stocker and Retriever, we cannot say enough great things about his hard work. Here are a few things you should know about Warsame.

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Fireproof Named M-Files 2017 Rookie of the Year

Posted under Fireproof RecordsurlRecords Management by Fireproof on October 31, 2017

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DALLAS, October 31, 2017: M-Files Corporation, the intelligent information management company, today announced the partners from the Americas region the company honored during its 2017 Partner Conference in San Diego for demonstrating excellence in innovation, sales and marketing and customer solutions based on M-Files technology. The Americas region includes partners located in North, Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean.

The annual M-Files partner conferences are an opportunity for sales, marketing and technical staff from M-Files partner organizations to participate in educational sessions, receive updates on new product developments as well as network with other partners and M-Files executives.

The 2017 M-Files Americas Partner Award winners include Allied Business Solutions (Payette, ID), FIREPROOF (Grove City, OH), GEOMAP GIS America (Saint-Bruno, Canada), HMB (Westerville, OH), IBSolution (São Paulo, Brazil), Marco (St. Cloud. MN), Solution Bench (Colorado Springs, CO) and Strickland Solutions (Fort Worth, TX)

“Our thriving partner ecosystem is a core driver behind the strong growth we’ve experienced this past year, and the partners we’ve recognized have excelled in leveraging M-Files to solve business-critical information management challenges and requirements in new and innovative ways,” said Scott Erickson, senior vice president of channel sales at M-Files Corporation. “We’re proud to honor this exceptional group of partners for their outstanding accomplishments.”

Learn more about how Fireproof can help you get started with M-Files records management technologies.