Computer recycling is an important part of office waste management. Shredfast understands that not only are computers bulky and potentially hazardous items to dispose of, they may also contain sensitive information.
Shredfast provides secure document destruction and this includes computer components. The pure bulk of computers impacts heavily on the amount of landfill created by simply disposing of computers at waste stations.
In addition, computers are reported to contain arsenic, barium, cadmium, lead and benzene - to name a few of the hazardous chemicals involved in their construction. Because of this it is environmentally responsible to recycle as many parts as possible in the old computers.
The Shredfast recycling process involves removing the computer hardware and disposing of it securely. Shredfast focuses on maintaining the security of sensitive data throughout the recycling process.
Shredfast understands that the effects of secure data falling into the wrong hands can be devastating. It could lead to damaging business name or revenue, loss of staff or customers and even the possibility of a lawsuit.
Because Shredfast understands these potential risks; its specialist computer recycling service includes guaranteed data destruction to ensure peace of mind. Shredfast provides a fully accountable recycling service in accordance with legal and environmental policies.
Shredfast will remove the computer equipment to its dedicated recycling plant. The recycling process begins by breaking down the components of a PC.
This involves separating the plastic and metal components (the hard drives, casings, etc) and shredding them into small granules. These granules are then compressed into logs for fires.
There are benefits to this computer recycling process. Shredfast IS reducing landfill waste, the disposal of THE computer is total and all sensitive data is destroyed, and the final product reduces the need for cutting down trees for firewood.
Shredfast's Waste Recycling also offers a range of other disposal services including on-site shredding, full office cleanouts, and disposal many items that may contain security risks such as CDs, DVDs, plastics and uniforms.
Computer recycling from Shredfast gives the ideal of both worlds: a completely trackable, secure recycling service with absolutely no time required from the staff, and the knowledge that everyone is being environmentally responsible with the office waste.