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FAQs About Data Destruction and E-Waste Recycling

What types of materials/equipment do you accept? We accept a wide range of electronic waste for recycling from computers and peripherals to small remotes and larger refrigerators. With the exception of CRT TVs, which are mostly out of circulation. How do I know that everything we gave you was shredded? We weigh your items when [...]

By |August 21st, 2019|Blog, Electronic Waste|0 Comments

Business Data Security Begins With You

While Data Recycling of New England offers free, certified electronic data destruction, with a disposition certificate to guarantee it’s been done properly, as well as physical hard drive shredding, we know that business data security actually begins with you. Business data security once relied on a paper shredder, which was fairly easy to control. Now, [...]

By |July 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Securely Destroy Your Electronic Data

It's not unreasonable that before you upgrade to a new device and dispose of your old one you want to back up and securely destroy electronic data. Your personal information, passwords and deep, dark secrets on that computer deserve to be protected. Businesses, in particular, care about making sure their data is protected from getting [...]

By |July 12th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

On-Site Hard Drive Shredding

On-site Hard Drive Shredding Is Coming To You! Did you know that many computer users – home and businesses – don’t know that they should destroy their hard drives, much less how to actually do it. In fact, statistics suggest that more than 50% of businesses don’t enlist professionals that can guarantee the proper and [...]

By |April 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Data Destruction and Information Privacy Laws

Data Destruction and Information Privacy Laws Did you know that when it comes to information privacy laws the United States is fairly lax? With the European Union implementing GDPR last year it’s never been more prominently highlighted. In fact, in the US, with the exception of a few very specific laws (HIPPA, COPPA, and FACTA) [...]

By |March 20th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Do Your Devices #SparkJoy?

Okay, we know it might be a little bit early to start talking about spring cleaning but for many people “spring cleaning” is a year round thing. And, with the recent release of the Marie Kondo series on Netflix about her much talked-about KonMari Method many folks are getting really into it. But when it [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Cleaning Up Digital Clutter

The New Year usually inspires new behaviors and cleaning up your digital clutter can be a very good way to kick off the new year on a fresh slate. Just as a cluttered desk undermines productivity, so does a cluttered computer desktop – or any other digital device.  Even if you don’t spend your entire [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How To Get More Life Out Of Your Device Battery

At Data Recycling we’re all about what to do with your devices when they no longer work (a battery that's constantly dying, for instance) or you’ve upgraded to the latest and greatest and need to move on. However, there are some instances when a device isn’t quite ready to be put out of commission and needs [...]

By |December 12th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Did You Know That We Help You With Your Fundraising Events?

While many schools already know that we do not charge for their collection of e-waste, relatively few know that Data Recycling New England also helps schools and their clubs, plus other non-profit organizations with their fundraising efforts. It was at the recently held MASSCUE 2018 that we learned, in fact, that teachers, IT directors, and [...]

By |October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Degaussing and Why Doesn’t It Work?

In the past, many people looking to dispose of their electronic data safely and securely have turned to “degaussing,” which is essentially the act of using a powerful, specialized magnet to erase the data on a hard drive until it becomes completely irretrievable. However, as Solid State Drives (SSDs) have become more popular (and to [...]

By |October 30th, 2018|Blog, Data Destruction|0 Comments