Computer Recycling Discusses The Hard Drive Recycling Process
The electronics recycling business emerged around a quarter century ago to address the need of recycling obsolete televisions & computers. In the late 1990s, we witnessed both the transition of TVs going from older, heavier CRT models to lighter plasma & LCD screens, along with computers eventually being designed to accommodate use of the Internet (which at that point had become available to the vast majority of American households). When it comes to properly recycling those old electronics that are likely just taking up residence in an attic, basement or spare bedroom, you can count on a company that’s pretty much been there from the beginning: Computer Recycling, who have navigated the ever-changing landscape of electronics recycling and continued to build a loyal client base even during the unpredictable times that we’re living in.
All electronics are sensitive pieces of equipment that need to be assembled & handled carefully. This goes all the way down to the internal mechanisms & parts: most of all, any device that stores data, and especially the hard drives on a desktop computer. Whether your computer is personal or used as a business, it cannot be stressed enough that you should not merely dispose of your hard drive in a trash receptacle. The information stored on it can end up in so many places where you don’t want it to end up, and if you’re a business, you can even face fines or reputation damage so severe that it may affect your ability to continue operating. Computer Recycling explains the process by which they go about destroying hard drives.
First, we’ll go over what you shouldn’t do when it comes to your drives. Computer Recycling’s company representative explained to us that you should never merely dump them as we touched on previously … and in addition, you should not place your drives in a storage facility (due to the risk of them potentially being stolen) or accept mere deletion of data from a recycler (there are ways that the information can still be recovered). The only way to ensure that the job was completed effectively and that your information will never end up where you don’t want it to go is by working with a company as committed to doing the right thing as you are, and one with a Class D license issued by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection which confirms that they will provide nothing less than total destruction of all your hard drives.
At Computer Recycling, data destruction is an integral part of what they do, and their emphasis on it is one of the things that sets them apart from the new electronic waste recycler that just popped up in your vicinity. While others may cut corners because they think it streamlines their process, they are merely sacrificing quality for the sake of speed. “Electronic waste is not a business that you can thrive in by taking shortcuts. Like any industry with a relatively brief history, you have to be willing to evolve with the times, adopt trends before they catch on with everyone else, and make investments in equipment that allows us to keep our commitments to proper recycling & data management.”, explained the spokesperson for Computer Recycling. Which is why they’ve made investments in state of the art shredders that decimate hard drives in a way that assures that they cannot be reassembled and that information stored on them cannot possibly be recovered. In addition, they offer on-site hard drive destruction upon request.
So remember, when you are looking for an electronics recycler and nothing less than the top tiers in experience & expertise will suffice, count on Computer Recycling to get the job done for you. “We’ve been doing this in excess of 20 years and are in this for the long haul, so why choose anyone else?”, as Computer Recycling’s representative said. They offer a wide ranging assortment of service options, from fully manned events to container service that allows you to fill one up and then have it hauled away & replaced once it’s ready to go. Computer Recycling retains certifications that hold them to the highest standard of environmental responsibility and carries out the process of data destruction to DOD (Department of Defense) standards.
About Computer Recycling
Computer Recycling is a leading electronics recycling company committed to helping customers dispose of obsolete or unwanted electronics. Offering a wide range of innovative recycling solutions. Using certified data wiping capabilities, we ensure all sensitive information is removed and that all electronics are disposed of safely and responsibly.