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Classified Waste Paper Disposal Practices

LCD-78-104 Published: Dec 02, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 02, 1977.
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Classified waste disposal requires destroying government documents to prevent release of their contents. The three primary methods used by the Federal Government to destroy classified documents are incineration, shredding or milling (dry process), and pulping (wet process).

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Classified informationFederal records managementRecords dispositionRecyclingWaste disposalMilitary forcesNational securityGovernment informationChemicalsInsulation