Choose RB Recycling…
✔ 100% of waste diverted from landfill
✔ No 3rd parties involved in collection – we only collect in our vans
✔ Licensed by Environment Agency to collect, store, and treat your waste
✔ Data destruction in accordance with CESG, NSA, and DoD standards
RB Recycling offers secure IT disposal with our advanced data destruction system.
You can rest assured with us that not only will your IT be recycled in accordance with the WEEE regulations, but the data will be destroyed using a degaussing system, rendering the hard drive inoperable and ensuring all data on the hard drive is completely wiped.
We can offer Certificates of Destruction as well as Duty of Care notes and/or Hazardous Waste Consignment Notes; all the necessary paperwork to prove that your IT equipment has been disposed of legally and securely.
In addition to PCs, laptops, and tablets, we can also recycle any piece of electrical equipment with the crossed-out wheelie bin symbol printed on it. This includes monitors, projectors, printers, photocopiers, interactive whiteboards, speakers, mice, keyboards, laminators; any type of electrical item!
Below is a guide to the different methods of erasing data from IT equipment, comparing other methods to the one we use.
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Key: Completely insecure | More secure | Government-approved secure
|Recycle Bin||Software Erasure||Drilling / Punching / Shredding||Degaussing (Our method)|
|Removes all data from HDD||✘||✓||✘||✓|
|Data is unrecoverable||✘||Depends on erasure method||Possible to recover from fragments||✓|
|Hard drive becomes inoperable||✘||✘||✓||✓|
|Recommended by US National Security Agency (NSA)||✘||✘||✘||✓|
As you can see above, the most secure way to ensure the data on your hard drives is destroyed is via a degaussing method. It is the only data destruction method recommended by the United States National Security Agency, and is also recommended by the Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG) in the UK’s GCHQ, and the United States Department of Defense.
If you wish to speak to our Secure IT Disposal Department regarding the disposal of your scrap IT equipment, Contact Us or give us a call on 01723 582589