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Shred It. Don’t Wipe it

2020-10-29T18:46:14-04:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: data destruction, Electronic Recycing, Hard Drive Shredding|Tags: |

There is a big difference in wiping and shredding. Take a piece of paper and write on every line with a number two pencil.  Write your address, social security number and drivers license number over and over. Turn the page over and fill the back side with personal information also. Now, take a a large pink eraser and [...]

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keep-your-money

2020-10-07T16:18:38-04:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: data destruction, Electronic Recycing, Hard Drive Shredding, Recycling News|Tags: , , |

Keeping your money in your OWN Business. It seems like everyone is after your money. It cost money to advertise. Likewise, it costs money to pay employees, it cost money to pay your mortgage, utilities, insurance, software update, office supplies, repairs, computers, hard drive shredding, and the list goes on. If you could reduce just a [...]

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OMG! I Just Read Something Disturbing About Recycling Computers

2020-10-05T15:54:13-04:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: data destruction, Electronic Recycing|Tags: , , , |

The hacking, scamming and fraud are neverending. The article I read is not from a reliable source, so I won't quote it. But despite the unreliable source, it tells me something that is very possible and likely that goes on in the electronic recycling business. It just reaffirms that we run our business the right way.  [...]

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The Cyber Security Diet

2020-10-05T18:22:04-04:00April 4th, 2017|Categories: data destruction, Electronic Recycing|Tags: , , , , |

Sometimes I feel like I am reading about cyber security facts the way I read about nutritional facts. 'You should do this. You shouldn't do that.' Everyone has their opinion and solutions for all different situations. I remember when we were told to cut all fat out of our diet. Now fat is okay, even helpful [...]

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How Can I Destroy My Hard Drive

2020-10-05T15:36:05-04:00November 9th, 2016|Categories: data destruction, Electronic Recycing|

Destroying a hard drive can me managed in different ways. Security is in degrees. The simplest and the least effective is setting you hard drive to factory setting. This DOES NOT destroy your personal information. Every piece of data that was ever on your computer is still there. Another way yet limited in effectiveness is [...]

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Computer Donations IMPORTANT Dos and Don’t

2020-10-07T10:44:58-04:00May 15th, 2016|Categories: data destruction, Recycling News|Tags: , , , , |

As owners of Urban E Recycling, occasionally we are asked that the computers we take in, go to those in need. Although my co-owner and I would love to find families in need for working computer, there are some challenges to that request. First, there is personal information held on those electronics. Maybe you feel [...]

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