Hard Drive Destruction & Secure Computer Recycling
Physical Destruction Of Hard Drives
Normal hard drive destruction procedure involves mechanically punching the spindle out of the middle of the drive, rendering the unit unfit to re-install or recover data. A destroyed hard drive is pictured on this page.
Hard Drive Destruction costs $8.00 per drive, if the drive has been removed from the computer.
Removal of the hard drive from the computer, if necessary, is an additional $8.00.
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 laptops are considered CRT’s, and their disposal is strictly monitored, with each unit being logged for its origin and type upon disposal. We accept these items as a donation, as well as other computer peripherals, such as keyboards, printers, and external memory drives.
We do accept:
There is no fee to donate the above listed computer components and peripherals.
We do not accept:
WE DO NOT ACCEPT ITEMS THAT ARE FROM OUT OF STATE.