Hard Drive Destruction Services
Why Destroy Any Device that Stores Information
Hard Drives, SSD’s, Thumb Drives, Cell Phones, Tablets, you get the idea. We already know the reasons for the most part; laws, rules and common sense about the current risks for criminal activity, right? Ironically, those laws and rules hold the user of the data storage device accountable for crimes should they occur. I know, that’s not fair, but “an once of prevention is worth a pound of cure” must be the thinking, along with low hanging fruit for fines and enforcement. That should be sufficient motivation, along with maintaining an A+ reputation with your clients and shareholders.
Destruction Services We Offer
Modern Waste offers data and product destruction services that cover anything you can imagine destroyed to the highest standards. The following list is not exhaustive but includes the most common services requested.
Data Destruction Services
Hard Drive and SSD Shredding
CD and Floppy Disk Shredding
Data Tape and Thumb Drive Shredding
Available Methods of Destruction
On-site and Off -site Shredding
Product Destruction Services
Expired or contaminated food and beverages
Defective Devices and Equipment
Expired Cosmetics and Pharmaceuticals
All our destruction services are closely tracked by material description, serial number, unit quantity and/or weight. R2V3 Certified, ISO 18001 and OHSAS Certified of destruction and reporting is always provided. Our data destruction services meet or exceed the most stringent regulations, including FACTA, HIPAA, PCI DSS, GLB. [These standards are defined in The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and The California Information Practice Act (CAL SB1386)].
Hard Drive Destruction Process
Step 1: Hard drives are removed from each computer, laptop, server, etc.
Step 2: Their serial numbers are scanned and archived.
Step 3: Each drive is shredded.
Step 4: The drive pieces are sent to a smelter for materials recovery.
Step 5: A certificate with a report listing all the shredded drives’ serial numbers is provided to the client.
How Does Modern Waste Help You?
Modern Waste makes it simple for you to have comprehensive and compliant Destruction and Shredding services that adhere to all applicable local, state and federal rules and guidelines.
1. We will provide the equipment you need
2. We will train you on what you need to know
3. We will come to you to pick up (or you can drop off)
4. We will record what we receive from you in our database
5. We will shred, wipe, recycle or dispose of your waste
6. We will provide certificates and reports as needed