GreensafeIT is an expert in Hard Drive Destruction Service. Our Hard drive Destruction Shredders are state of the and the most efficient in the market place.

Hard Drive Shredding


Why Choose GreensafeIT

  • Most certified, secure and comprehensive mobile shredding solutions in the market place 
  • Ability to process high volumes in one day
  • Highly Secure and Certified IT Recycling Business
  • HMG approved Shredding solutions
  • All staff have been security vetted and approved.
  • Overseen over 3M devices through the IT Recycling process
  • Only Mobile ADISA Certified solution in the UK today
  • 65 years combined management experience in the IT Recycling Industry
  • ISO14001 & ISO9001, ADISA & DIPCOG Certified
  • Approved and certified by the Environment Agency

Our Hard Drive Destruction service is the most comprehensive in the UK today. We have over 12 CCTV cameras in each truck and are able to process over 3000 units a day in some cases making our solution, unique, market leading and very secure.


Strict industry standards and government regulations are in place that force organisations to mitigate the risk of unauthorized exposure of confidential corporate and government data. These regulations include HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act); FACTA (The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003); GLB (Gramm-Leach Bliley); Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOx); and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). Failure to comply can result in fines and damage to company reputation, as well as civil and criminal liability.

By utilising GreensafeIT’s secure shredding services you mitigate the risk completely as it is impossible to reconstruct and recover the data once a unit has been shredded by our team. We have specially designed shredder that ensure we do our work effectively and securely.

Once the hard drive destruction is complete the hard drive disposal process begins. The destroyed hard drives are sent to GreensafeIT Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) approved partners where the material is smelted down and the raw materials separated. The ferrous and non-ferrous metals are removed first before copper rich materials, printed circuit boards and plastics are taken away. All these waste materials are then sent to be turned into new recycled products.

Besides giving businesses the peace of mind which comes from knowing their hard drive destruction and hard drive disposal processes are secure, destroying hard drives with GreensafeIT is also:

Cost effective: GreenSafeIT offer competitive prices for hard drive destruction Service and hard drive disposal services.

Convenient: We can undertake your hard drive data destruction on site or off site depending on your requirements.

Compliant: Our hard drive destruction services ensure that your data destruction and data disposal is compliant with data privacy legislation. We issue a Certificate of destruction detailing the time and date of every hard drive destruction to provide you with an audit trail.

Environmentally Responsible: As well as being a secure means of data destruction and data disposal GreensafeIT’s hard drive destruction service also offers one of   the most environmentally friendly hard drive disposal processes available. GreensafeIT holds all required permits for recycling e-waste, and is compliant with WEEE regulations, holds a Waste Carrier License and is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accredited.

In addition to hard drives GreensafeIT also accept the following electronic media materials for the secure data destruction and data disposal:

  • Backup Magnetic Tapes (any kind DLT, mini cartridges and many more)
  • Floppy Disk (3.5 inch disks, 5.25 inch disks and many more)
  • Zip Disk (100 MB, 250 MB and other large disks)
  • Optical media (CDs, DVDs, Blue Ray and HD DVD)
  • Mobile phones
  • USB pens
  • CD Roms
  • Confidential documents

GreensafeIT provides cost-effective and secure hard drive  and media destruction services which include:

  • On-site and off-site hard drive shredding
  • Documented process of destruction
  • Serial number reporting
  • Asset tag removal
  • Environmental disposal
  • Chain of custody documentation
  • Secure facilities
  • ISO9001 & ISO140001 certification
  • ADISA Certified mobile solutions

GreensafeIT can cover large and small projects and can offer project management and site surveys prior to the project go live. GreensafeIT will provide relevant security cleared engineers and professionals to SC clearance levels and will also provide detailed statement of work documents prior to any project initiation.

GreensafeIT’s philosophy in regards to hard drive destruction, hard drive shredding or data destruction is one of compliance and fail safe procedures to operate a professional solution. Whilst there are many computer recycling companies or ITAD’s (Information Technology Asset Disposal Companies) in the market place our knowledge and expertise separate us from the competition. As a business we have over 65 years of combined experience within the industry GreensafeIT promote expertise and understanding in delivering a secure cost effective service portfolio.

Benefits of Data Destruction and Disposal Via Shredding

AVOID ADVERSE PUBLICITY – reduce the risks of legal, financial and Public Relations disasters in disposing of hard drives which could arise from a data security incident.

AVOID FINES & SIMPLIFY COMPLIANCE with UK, EU and international regulations on privacy, data protection and data disposal.

RECYCLE RESPONSIBLY- we offer service options that ensure your IT equipment is dissembled and disposed of correctly. Some can be re-used by charities and good causes.

ENJOY PEACE OF MIND by reassuring customers, staff, other stakeholders and yourself that you are serious about the shredding of HDDs and secure data disposal.