It is now easier than ever to safely recycle your old servers and IT equipment, with our collection service here at X-Met Metals. In fact, as the North West’s leading scrap metal merchants, we can collect a range of ferrous and non ferrous waste, as well as boilers and electronic waste. From Wigan to Bolton, Leigh, Manchester and St Helens, we can arrange to collect any of these waste metals and items from you. Or you can opt to deliver your recyclables to our new scrap yard in Skelmersdale. This includes old or outdated servers too. But why should you consider recycling your old servers?
What are the important considerations for professional and secure server recycling?
When it comes to getting rid of your old IT equipment, including laptops, hard drives and PC’s, security can be a real issue, along with understanding safe disposal. But recycling your equipment is always a much better option, for both you and the environment. To make sure your old, outdated or faulty server is disposed of safely and securely, you will need to consider:
- Choosing a professional, reliable team
- Data security and protection from cyber crime
Choosing a professional, reliable team
When you choose to recycle any of your old electronic equipment, especially old servers, you need to make sure that you choose a professional, trustworthy team. All too often, companies and businesses are paying for their WEEE waste to be taken away, only to find that it has been fly-tipped illegally.
Here at X-Met Metals, we do things differently. First of all, we pay you for any and all scrap waste including WEEE waste. We will recycle the different components of your server, so that these can be reused again in the manufacturing process. We will also come to you for collection, and weigh and pay for your WEEE waste on the spot.
Data security and protection from cyber crime
For old hard drives, laptops, PCs and servers, its important that you factory reset the machine before giving it away. While this should protect most of your data, there are other ways for cyber criminals to access information stored in different parts of the hard drive. This means that you should be sure to carry out data shredding on any old server that has been used to store sensitive, personal and financial information and details.
Here at X-Met Metals, we can provide professional Data Destruction with certificates, so that you know your personal information remains private and secure.
For more information get in touch with Skelmersdale’s leading scrap metal merchants, X-Met Metals, today!