Disposal of waste computer hard disk drive: data destruction and resources recycling.

@article{Yan2013DisposalOW,
  title={Disposal of waste computer hard disk drive: data destruction and resources recycling.},
  author={Guoqing Yan and Mianqiang Xue and Zhenming Xu},
  journal={Waste management & research : the journal of the International Solid Wastes and Public Cleansing Association, ISWA},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={
          559-67
        }
}
An increasing quantity of discarded computers is accompanied by a sharp increase in the number of hard disk drives to be eliminated. A waste hard disk drive is a special form of waste electrical and electronic equipment because it holds large amounts of information that is closely connected with its user. Therefore, the treatment of waste hard disk drives is an urgent issue in terms of data security, environmental protection and sustainable development. In the present study the degaussing… CONTINUE READING
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