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Frequently Asked Questions
Does the paper shredding heavy equipment have to do the processing in my parking lot?
No. In fact, we prefer to provide discreet pickup service for your business. We will do the heavy processing at a secure location.
How safe is paper recycling?
Ultimately, it is the most secure method. Your content disappears as the paper is pulped, liquified, washed and combined with unrelated sources of papers. Some government agencies and companies require that the final stage be “pulped material” for security.
What makes Data Mulch different from other data destruction services?
Unlike other data destruction services, Data Mulch specializes in the destruction of electronic data and physical hard drives to NSA and CSS standards.
What are the NSA and CSS standards?
The National Security Agency establishes the standards and procedures for the Government to destroy sensitive and confidential information. Basically, degaussing completely releases information from the drive. Physically damaging the drive ensures the device can be identified as destroyed and prevents inadvertent reinstallation.
Can I use disk drives after they are "Mulched"?
No, Mulching or "Degaussing" is permanent and your hard drive will not be able to be used again.
Does the magnet really release all of the data?
Yes, the rare earth magnets in our equipment are stronger than force modern drives use to hold data on the drive.
Can you Mulch older computer hard drives?
Yes, Data Mulch releases data stored on Longitudinal and Perpendicular file systems of any age.
Can Data Mulch destroy my data if I’m located out of town?
Yes. Data Mulch services a wide area in-and-around the mid-south.
Do I have to remove my own hard drives for destruction?
No, Data Mulch is a full-service data destruction company. We are happy to remove the hard drives from your computer(s) and even dispose of your old PC’s. Call or email us for an estimate.
Is there a limit to how much data I can have destroyed?
Not at all! We are happy to destroy any amount of data you may have. There truly is no limit.
Can Data Mulch come to my place of business?
Yes, Data Mulch on-site, practically anywhere your data is located, and we destroy it on the spot.
Can I watch my data being destroyed?
Absolutely! Data Mulch offers “Real Witness Protection”. Not only can you watch your data being destroyed, you can request documentation detailing its destruction.
What does Data Mulch do to protect the environment?
Data Mulch protects the environment in a number of ways: 1. Our state-of-the-art data destruction equipment uses no electricity, so it leaves no carbon footprint. 2. We use fuel-efficient low emissions vehicles averaging 22.5 mpg to insure sustainability and a clean environment. 3. Data Mulch disposes of used computer equipment in accordance with EPA standards.
Can Data Mulch help in an emergency?
Yes, Data Mulch can assist with containing information loss following natural disasters by working closely with the you to identify drives, tapes, and video that require destruction to limit privacy concerns, contain losses, and minimize reporting.
How does Data Mulch protect my privacy?
Data Mulch are experts at protecting your privacy, and in more ways than one. Not only does Data Mulch destroy your data, we keep your contact and transaction information confidential. We NEVER share your information with anyone.
IDENTITY THEFT Data Mulch takes identity theft protection seriously with secure data destruction. Every day identities are stolen, compromised, or lost. Laptops disappear, hard drives are often donated or discarded only to be scavenged by criminals, competitors, or reporters.