Sims Recycling Solutions Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of On-Site Hard Drive Shredding Vehicle
Mobile hard drive shredder destroyed more than 88,000 drives over the past year
Sims Recycling Solutions, the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling is proud to acknowledge the one-year anniversary of its on-site hard drive shredding vehicle, which began servicing customers as of Aug. 14, 2013. Since breaking ground this vehicle alone has destroyed almost 100,000 hard drives which is nearly 200,000 pounds of material.
Within the past year Sims acquired two additional vehicles to keep up with demand. In addition to the vehicles with built-in degaussing and shredding capabilities, Sims Recycling Solutions also owns portable equipment to service areas farther than the vehicle’s coverage. The benefit of using an on-site hard drive destruction service is the advantage of witnessing the physical destruction prior to being transported to a recycling facility. Furthermore, it is the confidence in knowing all equipment will be recycled responsibly on the backend.
“As reliance on the cloud and convenient mobile storage solutions grows more data will continue to be stored on servers and hard drives,” stated Sean Magann, vice president of Sims Recycling Solutions. “This mobile hard drive shredding service has been great for data centers and businesses in need of convenient data destruction options that offer maximum security.”
Customers using this service can observe the degaussing and/or shredding of their equipment and will be provided with certificates of destruction. Video copies of the shredding are also available by request. Further processing and recycling is conducted at the closest Sims Recycling Solutions facility.
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Sims Recycling Solutions
Sims Recycling Solutions (www.SimsRecycling.com) is the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling, offering comprehensive IT asset disposition and mobile device refurbishment services. Sims provides disposition services for all types of retired electronic equipment to local, national and global customers in every business sector including data centers, healthcare, financial service and technical organizations.
As a business of Sims Metal Management Limited, the world’s largest publicly listed metal and electronics recycler, Sims Recycling Solutions has the global reach, expertise, and infrastructure necessary to ensure to our customers that all electronic devices are processed in a secure and environmentally responsible manner.
Sims operates sites across the globe enabling us to offer a global scope of services on a wide range of local fronts.
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