Hard Drive Destruction

Computer and Laptop Hard Drive Destruction and Disposal

Collection and shredding of all Equipment in the UK for 100% data Destruction

We are Solution Providers specialising in PC Disposal and Computer Recycling with 100% data protection by actually shredding your equipment here in the UK

Onsite and Off site Hard Drive Destruction service

Hard Drive Destruction
Hard Drive Destruction

 Allow us to turn your hard drives from whole units to this shredded material for 100 % Data protection

We offer several services for 100% data protection one of which is by shredding computer hard drives which is a guaranteed way to fully satisfy your legal requirements in relation to the Data protection regulations and the misuse of information act as well as GDPR. IT also ensure’s that any sensitive information on the hard drives has been rendered totally irretrievable and therefore fully complies with the British HMG Infosec Standard 5, Enhanced Standard as the drives ultimately end up not only being shredded into fine pieces but also then sent to refiners for melting down and reuse as raw materials again.

Collection of hard drives and shredding off site with pictures and certificate of destruction as per photos below.

We are able to collect from your site and take direct to our shredding plant any number of hard drives for secure destruction with a certificate of destruction provided for all our collections. We can if required record the serial numbers as well. For those customers who require a higher level of service or have government top secret level information on their hard drives, which requires them to be visually observed being destroyed, we can arrange this for you. We currently have several customers who require this level of destruction and we can if required provide a person to collect and observe the destruction on your behalf or arrange for onsite shredding in front of your eyes.

Hard Drive Destruction

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Onsite Destruction prior to off-site Shredding:

With this service, we will come to your site and physically destroy the Hard drives on-site which will render them unusable as we not only destroy the circuitry but also the data storing platters within the hard drive. This prevents the drives from spinning up and hence any data being retrieved. We then store the hard drives in our secure storage units for the trip from your site to the shredding plant. Once they arrive at the shredding plant which is normally the same day they are then shredded as above to a fine shred and sent onto refiners for reuse in new equipment. We will also provide certificates of destruction and full audit trail for all destructions and collections.

See below for pictures of onsite destruction carried out on 400+ hard drives which only took 2 hours to destroy so reducing the time required on your site and disruption to your normal working day.

Of course if you require the shredding to be done to a specific standard and on your site we can arrange for this too, just ask us to provide the level of service you require and we will.

Hard Drive Destruction
Hard Drive Destruction
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Hard Drive Destruction

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Computer systems collected and shredded prior to the separation into raw materials for re-use

We collect Computers, Monitors and all IT or Electrical devices from :-

  • Small businesses.
  • Blue Chip Corporate Companies.
  • Local / Education Authorities.
  • NHS Trusts.

Our service is currently being used by NHS Trusts, Councils, Schools and major UK companies

Our Service Includes

(Failure to comply with the Hazardous Waste Laws could leave you liable for a fine in excess of £5,000 not just to the company but the directors as well. This includes incorrectly disposing of monitors and TV’s)

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How do I access the service

Once you have completed the quote form with your contact details and details in the large items box of the number and type along with the size if commercial we will then send you via email a quotation for collection and correct recycling of the equipment by the appropriate size of lorry for amounts you have stated as needing to be collected for recycling. Our costs will include the collection, full duty of care/hazardous waste collection paperwork and transport to the nearest refrigeration recycling plant to your location( keeps costs low). Once the equipment has been received at the recycling plant it will be degassed prior to being recycled. Once we have received notification from the recycling plant which is normally within the month of your collection we will then issue and send you via email a certificate of destruction for the equipment we collected from you. You can of course always contact us via the phone if you have any questions you would like us to answer and if we need anymore information then we will either email or telephone you for clarification.