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Fairfax County VA Electronics Recycling and Data Destruction

Fairfax County Electronics Recycling

Fairfax County, home to more than one million residents, is a large suburban County located in Northern Virginia covering more than 400 square miles. Fairfax County Government and Fairfax County Public Schools generate a significant quantity of retired electronics annually. Additionally, the County provides residents e-waste recycling services and understands that providing electronic recycling services empowers community members to reduce their personal carbon footprints.

Securis is proud to be the chosen vendor for Fairfax County Electronics Recycling and Data Destruction.

Arlington IT Recycling

Securis will provide Fairfax County with the following regarding data security and sanitization:

1. Internal procedures for tracking, controlling, and reporting of all materials from receipt to final disposition.
2. Removal of FCG or FCPS Asset Tags.
3. Procedures for preventing unauthorized access to media prior to the data sanitization process.
4. Data sanitization process.
5. Certificate of Destruction and/or data sanitization (referenced with computer number and a serial number of the hard drive).

Fairfax County Electronic Recycling: What Happens After Securis Picks Up the County’s Retired Electronics:

At Securis, 100 percent of each electronic asset entrusted to the firm is recycled. Absolutely nothing is left to be disposed of in a landfill. All recycling is processed domestically to ensure the highest level of security.

Securis does not export any electronics to developing countries or non-OECD countries.

Securis believes that the decision to recycle can easily become the cornerstone of any organization or County’s larger green initiatives. It is a natural extension of global responsibility that illustrates a dedication to a better tomorrow and can be a value-added marketing tool that inspires a different level of confidence from your customers, partners, and affiliates.

What Happens to the Data on Hard Drives, Phones, and Other Data-Containing Devices

shredded hard drive
Actual Shredded Hard Drive

Securis has industrial shredders for all data-containing devices. Even small items such as solid-state drives are protected with Securis’ microshredder that grinds pieces down to the NSA’s recommended particle size of 2mm. Securis employs an HPM-1 Degausser which guarantees that data is completely erased. The HPM-1 degausser’s listing in the NSA DEPL guarantees you that your data is completely gone and will not end up in the wrong hands.

Certified by the Defense Logistics Information Service to handle classified, mission-critical military data, Securis is one of the first companies to receive R2 and NAID certification in data destruction including complete compliance with every federal, state, and industry regulation.  Securis’ data destruction services are for effective management of any organization’s data storage assets and are designed to meet or exceed all National Security Agency (NSA) requirements. We provide the highest standard of service to all federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as corporate entities wishing to responsibly and permanently destroy all data storage devices. Data destruction methods are in compliance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication Series 800-88.

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact your Securis representative, Dan Mattock at 703-436-1967.