Category Archives: Blog

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October is Reuse Month

Category : Blog , Data security , WEEE

October is Reuse Month, a perfect time for recycling.

Computers and equipment can quickly become out of date especially as technology continues to change.

Don’t leave your old laptops and computers hanging about, recycle them.

At PC recycling we collect, recycle and reuse redundant and unwanted equipment.

Trust PC Recycling for ensuring compliant IT disposal and recycling. We guarantee that all your data is

securely erased and adheres to WEEE regulations.

We love destroying your unwanted IT and offer the safe disposal of data, we can refurbish, reuse and recycle electrical equipment.

Here are just some of the services we offer;

IT disposals

Client access

Recycling and reuse

Contact us to recycle your IT today and help show the planet a bit of love.

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Everyone can make a difference to the environment  

Category : Blog , environmental

More businesses are recognising the importance and benefit of recycling. There are many ways organisations can help make minimal impact on the environment and increase their focus on sustainability.

By encouraging office recycling it can help your business save money, improve your environmental impact and be good for the environment.

We want to help reduce the cost of waste going to landfill every year by offering free and simple solutions for all businesses.

Why not choose to nominate someone in the office to champion recycling and environmental-friendly activities.

Look at what is already in place in terms of recycling and see if you could introduce more ways to improve efforts. Always communicate to colleagues any new schemes being introduced or policies, so that everyone can help and get involved.

Here are a few ways you can help the environment;

  • Water in the office- consider minimalizing how much water gets used every day.
  • Electricity- look for power-saving alternatives like LED lightbulbs
  • Go paperless- request e-invoices etc, simple alternatives to paper
  • Recycle unwanted or redundant office equipment – IT recycling like pc-recycling can help recycle your unwanted IT equipment and by doing so it frees up storage space

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How to store your data before shredding

Category : Blog , Data security

It’s important to protect your business from data breeches and information leaks.

Onsite shredding services could be your perfect solution to guarantee the secure destruction of your documents.

However, it’s important to keep these secure and private before they are destroyed.

With more sophisticated technology thieves out there we need to be even more vigilant on how we store and dispose our data.

Here are just a few tips on how your business can help to maintain data security;

  • Enforce a clear desk policy to help ensure customer details have been safely discarded frequently.
  • Implement secure containers in an access-controlled area, a place where it is secure. Especially if your business is producing volumes of documents to shred.
  • Destruction policy to get rid of all confidential data by outsourcing to shredding companies who come onsite and adhere to regulations and have environmental policies.
  • Keep informed about any updated rules and laws concerning waste disposal.
  • Shredding services need to be an easy process for any business with as little work from staff as possible.
  • Shred regularly and avoid any building up of confidential paper
  • Always shred before recycling
  • Use professional outsourcing shredding services

Outsourcing your document destruction helps your business significantly reduce the risk of costly and damaging mishaps or accidents, which can lead to security breaches, data protection issues and identity fraud.

For all your professional shredding needs call PC Recycling today on 01444 222330

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PC Recycling have green fingers

Category : Blog , Data security , WEEE


We offer mobile onsite and offsite data destruction services, all WEEE compliance. Giving you peace of mind that all your equipment is destroyed safely and securely. We ensure that we follow the strictest guidelines.

Our services provide businesses with a totally managed solution, we are a professional and friendly team working to help you and the environment.

We refurbish, and re-market working equipment and never export waste. We send nothing to landfill and all data will be safety and securely disposed of.

We offer FREE services, including, processing, reporting, collection and certification.

For a managed, secure and ethical solution, call our friendly team on 01444 222330 for help and advice or fill in our online request form and we will provide you with a detailed quotation for our services. ensure that we follow the strictest guidelines.

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Data security, first and foremost.

It’s safe to assume most businesses will adopt and use Best Practice for the major aspects of their IT. However, what can easily be overlooked is what happens when those IT assets reach end of life or are refreshed. The data erasure process is an essential part of any Quality Assurance system. The responsibility for data erasure will usually pass to the hands of the contractor you engage to take your equipment away.

Due diligence should be carried out on that contractor to record their procedures, methods and disposal paths.Therefore you must consider the journey of your assets through your business, and especially their exit. As a business, you are duty bound to understand this part of the process as much as any other. Even if just a little bit of data is left on a computer drive it is considered a breach.

So what can PC- Recycling offer your business?
We are data specialists and have decades of experience in helping corporates to dispose of their IT assets safely and responsibly.
We employ CESG-approved methodology to ensure all data is fully eradicated.
We offer onsite services to safely wipe your devices and to have the sign-off done on your premises. Job done !
Our audit trail is electronic and enables you, at the press of a button, to know what has been processed, when and how.

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Why choosing a bona fide IT disposal company will ensure your sanity.

OK here’s where we believe we shine:
1. Total transparency
Your data is the keys to your kingdom. In our day to day work the utmost focus is on ensuring your data never strays.

2. We deliver integrity and Due Diligence in all our processes.
Our record keeping is secure and maintained in Azure. We have a bespoke IT system maintained by Microsoft certified engineers, all our systems are nailed down.
We perform regular reviews and validations. For our client the collections and processes are online for your reference at any time.
3. Meet with us
We openly want our clients to meet us and see our facilities.