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 Florida area, your are fortunate. 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.
Besides protecting yourself and your family, it just as important to protect our earth. Recycle your electronics. Do the right thing.