E-WASTE RECYCLING CHARGES

$0 - Computers, Laptops, Monitors, Keyboards, Power Cords, Mice, Tube TV's & Flat Screen, Monitors under 19"

$2 - Cell Phones, Phone Systems, Small Radios, MP3 Players, Digital Cameras, iPods, & Palm Pilots

$5 - Fax Machines, Stereos, Scanners, VCR's & DVD Players, Converter Boxes, Printers, Small Copiers, & All-in-One Systems

$10- Microwave Ovens, Toaster Ovens, Tube TV's & Flat Screen Monitors over 19"

$25 - Floor Standing Copier, TV Entertainment Systems

HARD DRIVE REMOVAL & DESTRUCTION

$4 removal from computer, $8 physical destruction, = $12 to remove and destroy

Physical Destruction Of Hard Drives

Example of Hard Drive physical destruction
A destroyed hard drive.

We offer a destruction service for computer hard drives in which we physically destroy the drive, mechanically punching the spindle out of the middle of the drive, which renders the unit unfit to re-install or recover data. As with our paper shredding service, you are welcome to witness the destruction process at our Berkeley location. For customers outside our service area we accept drives delivered by certified mail, will perform the destruction operation and return the drive components by certified mail for $20.00

Secure Computer Recycling

Automatic Response Systems is a certified collector of E-WASTE (CEW ID #109013). The California Electronic Waste act of 2003 requires that Californians dispose of electronic items properly. This means that we must go to a state approved collector or recycler in order to dispose of items listed below.

All Monitors and tube TVs are considered CRT’s, and their disposal is strictly monitored, with each unit being logged for its origin and type upon disposal.

Danny
Longtime loyal employee, Danny, will help you shred your old data CDs and documents.

OPTICAL OR MAGNETIC MEDIA DESTRUCTION

Video Cassette, one of the magnetic media items Automatic Response can disintegrate for you.$25-$40- Banker's Box of Media (Disintegrated Destruction):

Floppy Discs, CD's, DVD's, VHS & Cassette Tapes, X-Rays, prescription bottles

Disintegration is the most effective means of destroying magnetic tape, and products that contain plastics. We disintegrate to a 1/2" X 1/2" particle. This particle size is adequate for sensitive information destruction and is perfect for:

We offer a destruction service for computer hard drives in which we physically destroy the drive. As with our paper shredding service, you are welcome to witness the destruction process at our Berkeley location. For customers outside our service area, we accept drives delivered by certified mail, we will perform the destruction operation and return the drive components by certified mail.

PRESCRIPTION BOTTLES

We also destroy empty prescription bottles (include with plastics and other media listed above)