Peace of Mind for Computer Equipment Resale and Recycling
Identity theft, standards compliance, environmental liability — while every company strives to be environmentally sensitive, these concerns weigh heavily on today’s businesses. From personal financial information to highly confidential health records, the information on business servers, desktops and laptops includes sensitive and proprietary data that must not fall into the wrong hands.
Protect Data and Properly Dispose of Old Hardware
Dell™ Services can help you resell, recycle or return to lease your excess computer equipment in a secure and environmentally conscious manner that complies with local regulatory guidelines. We help you protect sensitive data by removing tags and labels from equipment, overwriting readable hard drives and shredding inoperable disks. Dell has proven performance in recycling excess equipment while helping protect sensitive data. From fiscal year 2004 to fiscal year 2009, Dell recovered 275 million pounds (125 million kilograms) of computer equipment worldwide.¹
One Size Never Fits All
For customers who require nonstandard service or integrated deployments, Dell provides flexible services, including custom asset recovery solutions. Our asset recovery specialists can help you resell, recycle or return to lease any excess or retired computer equipment.
1 This number includes commercial ARS and all consumer programs. See Dell Sustainability Report 2008.
Asset Recovery Services
To help ensure environmental and legislative compliance, Dell will handle the logistics of properly disposing of your used equipment in a way that meets local regulatory guidelines.
Simplify resale of depreciated assets with IT Asset Resale services from Dell. We can help resell old hardware that holds residual value and recycle the rest.
Asset Recovery Case Studies
More Information About Waste Disposal and Recycling
When a piece of IT equipment is not properly recycled and destroyed, it can harm both people and the environment. CBS News tracks the illegal shipment and disposal of electronic waste in this 60 Minutes video.
FRONTLINE chronicles how one city in Ghana has become one of the world's digital dumping grounds, where the West sends hundreds of millions of tons of electronic waste each year.
Dell is the first computer manufacturer to ban the export of e-waste to developing countries.
E-waste and its improper disposal are a growing problem. But with legal, brand and corporate responsibility issues at stake, companies cannot afford to be lax with their disposal and recycling efforts around worn-out IT assets.