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Shredders

Shredders

Shredders

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The National Association for Information Destruction is an umbrella organization that coordinates commercial information destruction companies. These "professional shredders" destroy all sorts of material — from tons of highly sensitive corporate hard drives to dumpsters full of defective condoms. Association director Robert Johnson spoke with Susan Stamberg about the details and the demands of professional shredding, and the more interesting kind of work companies are often called to do.