How to dispose of old laptop securely? Very good question. To dispose of old laptops securely, find an electronic recycler in your area that will shred your hard drive and certify the destruction of data.
You may have to pay $15 -$50 for the service, but it will be worth it. Not securing your hard drive data can cost you $1000-$10,000 or more.
If you live or do business in the Greater Tampa Bay area, fortunately, you have a source that will shred your hard drives for no charge. In fact, if you have a business with several hard drives that needs shredded on site, Urban E Recycling will come to your business and shred hard drives with the portable AmeriShred hard drive shredder. Urban E Recycling is HIPAA compliant and registered with the EPA.
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