How to Wipe Your Device

Practical tips to secure your data & protect your privacy before recycling your electronic devices

Before you bring your electronic devices to one of our safe and secure drop-off locations, here are some practical end-of-life electronics recycling tips and suggestions:

Wipe your drives.

Clear your SIM cards.

Protect your privacy.
Clear all personal information from computers, cell phones and electronics prior to drop off.
Ensure all memory storage areas have been cleared of private information.
Find out how:
  • Consult manufacturer’s website or electronics owner’s manual
  • Download data erasure software or data shredding apps
  • Ask an expert