Keep Your Data Safe with R4’s Hard Drive Destruction Services

Deleting Data Doesn’t Guarantee Protection ⎯ Hard Drive Destruction Does.

Are you left with old computers and electronic devices after upgrading your technology? Don’t risk exposing sensitive information by simply tossing it in the trash.At R4 Services, we offer secure hard drive shredding so you can rest assured knowing your data is disposed of safely and in compliance with industry regulations.

How It Works: R4’s Simple 3-Step Hard Drive Destruction Process

Collection & Transportation

You can drop off hard drive waste to our shredding facility located at 1301 W 35th St, Chicago, IL weekdays between 9am - 4pm; 9am-2pm if you’d like to witness the shredding. Or contact us to schedule a pick-up time and we will come directly to you. A receipt of all your items will be issued at the time of collection.

Secure Destruction

To ensure the confidentiality of your items, our facility is equipped with 24/7/365 closed circuit surveillance and a monitored door policy. You can trust that your materials will be securely and confidentially disposed of at our facility.

Obtain Certificate of Destruction

After the shredding process is complete, R4 Services provides a Certificate of Destruction (COD) to verify your hard drives have been securely destroyed. Additionally, we offer a witness destruction service where you can view the destruction of your materials from your own PC or at our facility. Upon request, we can also provide a CD of destruction.

Protect Your Business, Your Customers, and the Environment

Not only is hard drive shredding the only way to ensure your sensitive information is protected against identity theft and data breaches, but it also protects our planet. Improperly disposing of hard drives and other electronic waste adversely impacts the environment. These materials contain harmful chemicals and heavy metals that can seep into the soil and water, posing risks to both ecosystems and human health. 

R4 Services is committed to environmental sustainability, and we ensure that all e-waste is properly recycled and disposed of in compliance with state and federal regulations. By choosing our hard drive destruction services, you can have peace of mind knowing that your data is secure and you are doing your part to protect the environment.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does hard drive destruction cost?

The cost of hard drive destruction varies depending on the size and quantity of your materials. Call R4 Services for a personalized quote.

Why is proper hard drive destruction so important?

Proper hard drive destruction is important because it ensures sensitive information is protected against identity theft and data breaches, and it also helps protect the environment from the harmful effects of e-waste.

Can information be recovered from a hard drive after it's shredded?

It is virtually impossible to recover information from a hard drive after it has been properly shredded. R4 Services uses industry-standard methods to ensure data destruction is permanent and irreversible.

Hear From Our Clients

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Doug Daudell, University of Chicago Medical Center

Thanks for your partnership over these last years. Everyone at R4 has always been responsive to our requests and always amiable. I would recommend your drivers, especially Cesar who is always great to work with."

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