Computers are located everywhere. There is always Computer recycling needs in the world.
Servers are workhorses. They have hundreds of components that need to be processed correctly.
We help with residential and commercial clean outs. We donate and recycle what we can.
Hard Drive Shredding, Paper Shredding, Document Shredding, are handled securely.
On-Site & Off-Site DATA DESTRUCTION
There are many ways to destroy a piece of equipment that holds data. We offer every single type of service available whether its On-Site Data Destruction, On-Site Hard Drive Destruction, Off-site Data Destruction or Off-Site Hard Drive Destruction. We are able to add our degaussing and punching equipment on the same truck that handles the actual pick up for you other electronics, junk, or paper needs. This in turn saves you money and helps reduce the carbon footprint by using 1 company for all of your needs.
Our standard practice consists of either wiping or dismantling for precious metals based on the type and value of the drive. Many customers however prefer optional on/off site services that are are inventoried for their records. We assist with hospital data destruction, bank tape degaussing, fortune 500 hard drive shredding, telecom hard drive wiping, IT companies and more with their Data Destruction Needs. Our main goal is to offer every available certified option on the market so that you have options to choose from.
HIPAA; Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HITECH Act; Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act
FACTA; Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act
GLBA; Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
Sarbanes Oxley; Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act
-Most Popular: Degaussing
Tape, Data & Hard Drive: On-Site & Off-Site
We offer a certified degaussing service using a very expensive piece of equipment that renders the entire hard drive or data bearing item completely useless. No one will be allowed to use it ever again for any purpose. This falls under all legal, ethical, certified guideline available for ALL industries.
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-Lower Cost: Punching
Hard Drive: On-Site & Off-Site
Our punching service is a lower cost alternative to Degaussing and Shredding. This is a unique service that puts a hole through the equipment which renders it useless. Once a drive is punched it must be dismantled and sent to a refinery for precious metal recovery. This is a very popular option if you want to see the destruction but are limited on funds.
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-Higher End: Shredding
Hard Drive: On-Site only
Shredding is an option that costs more but many companies still use because they prefer to hear and see their hard drives physically destroyed. This process brings a level of peace to customer who want to see their equipment disappear completely vs just punching a hole or degaussing. We have a truck that comes on location with a shredder to process the equipment right then and there.
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-Standard Included Service:
All Data Media: Off-Site only
We provide a standard data destruction process: AVA Recycling has up to date wiping software that effectively over writes stored data. However, in many cases hard drives coming out of outdated equipment cannot be reformatted for reuse and are dismantled for precious metals.
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The hard drives / media are destroyed in a manner set by the Dept of Defense method DOD 5220.22-M standard as well as the NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) Guidelines for Media Sanitization - as specified in Special Publication 800-88 and NAID (National Association for Information Destruction), standards for data destruction.* AVA has up to date wiping software that effectively over writes stored data. However, in many cases hard drives coming out of outdated equipment cannot be reformatted for reuse and are dismantled for precious metals.
Do you help with Recycling Events?
Recycling events are hosted throughout the year at Churches, Businesses, Governmental agencies and Multi housing buildings. Our events are efficient and we make sure we are there with you every step of the way. We are able to supply you with a trailer, boxes, a Van, or just come by at the end of the day for smaller events that need the pick up.
What about my DATA?
We abide by federal regulations and private institutions for data security. We have the capacity for HIPAA compliancy if your organization needs it. We have a rigorous process of inspecting all collected items as well as random inspections on processes. We offer Hard Drive Destruction and ON-Site Hard Drive punching. Our paper shredding service is an off site program that works with in conjunction with one of the largest paper recycling plants in the area.
Do we receive certificates and LEED Points?
All non-residential clients will receive a certificate of proper recycling, service and data destruction. If a customer needs more information on the certificate additional a la carte services are provided. We issue certificates after a pick up is complete and has the client information as well as the scope of work our company does when it comes to recycling. If you are part of our Property Manager box program, then you will receive a special certificate that has the carbon emissions saved on it. This unique certificate helps you achieve greater LEED value for your tenants.
About our Fuel efficient fleet
We are a unique company that uses not only trucks, but vans as well. The fuel efficient vans get the job done with 1/2 the fuel consumption as the big box trucks.Our fleet ranges from small vans to full size box trucks. We use our smallest vehicles daily but truck size is never an issue for larger pick ups.