Hard Drive Recycling

Hard Drive Destruction Services

Proper hard drive destruction ensures that your data is permanently erased. Over 52% of businesses don’t use effective methods of hard drive disposal. When looking for hard drive recycling companies, it is important to ensure they know how to dispose of data and recycle the end materials in an environmentally friendly way.

Some companies claim to destroy the data by relying on techniques such as deleting files, reformatting, reinstalling the OS, or partitioning. These methods only clear out the data that was already used; it does not account for data that was stored in other memory locations.

Blocks of memory in the hard drive that are not overwritten can still potentially contain data. With use of software, data can be easily restored with the data lurking within the memory blocks.
You might be vulnerable if you have personal or business files such as:

  • Documents
  • Videos
  • Pictures
  • E-mails
  • Contracts
  • Records
  • Saved browser data including passwords, credit card info, name, addresses etc

Hard drive destruction consists of removing the serial number, model number, and with a 20 lbs press the data is then destroyed. The disc inside the hard drive is shattered and can no longer be recovered.
As part of our process, you will receive an inventory report and a certificate of destruction. This is especially useful if you are in the IT field or require proof of hard drive destruction.

Why Choose Us?

Our rigorous methods exceed the Department of Defense standard for hard drive destruction.

Once the data removal is complete, the hard drive recycling process goes through environmentally friendly disposal. We don’t ship our recycling overseas or to landfills like many other recycling facilities. Further processing of materials such as plastic eliminates toxic chemicals from being released.

e-Stewards is the highest certification in the industry for recycling and eGreen is the only e-Stewards certified recycler in Arizona.

Give us a call (602) 944-4151 or fill out the following form:

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