We are often asked the best way to dispose of laptop computers and our reply is often varied depending on the client’s requirements however the message remains constant. Data disposal and security, WEEE regulations and use a reputable recycling company.

The how to dispose of a laptop computer depends on the age, later edition models, once the HDD has been overwritten or removed, physically detroyed and replaced can be reused, which is the best option due to prolonging it’s life and helping others or older models are recycled re-utilising recycled raw materials to make something else.

Regardless of reuse or recycling the main priority is to have a robust, secure and appropiate process of ensuring the data contained in the HDDs are dealt with accordingly to ensure no data breaches

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