Laptop Recycling and Disposal

Laptops and notebooks are an essential every day business tool. With over 161 million laptops sold worldwide in 2017 they remain popular, both in the home and at work.

The average lifespan of a business laptop is around 3-5 years. When it becomes end of life you have to consider it’s correct disposal. Even if the laptop doesn’t work, it is important to recycle it in the correct way. Pure Planet Recycling offer business customers a laptop recycling service.

Data stored on a laptop can include confidential business information. It is vital to destroy this data, especially with recent amendments to data protection laws (GDPR – what you need to know). Our data destruction procedures guarantee a safe and easy recycling process.

The process when recycling laptops with Pure Planet Recycling is as simple as:

Step 1

You contact us detailing the laptops you have for disposal and your location.


We identify the best service option and quote accordingly.


A collection date is agreed using our own secure transportation and staff.


The hardware is logged and loaded into our vehicles for safe transportation back to our site.


We process the equipment at our licensed recycling facility. Equipment that can be reused is tested, otherwise it is stripped for materials.


Once complete, we issue a recycling report and data destruction certificate

How is a laptop recycled?

We inspect each laptop to see if it can be reused. Can we refurbish the notebook to have a second life elsewhere?

We remove all hard drives from the laptops to destroy the data held on them. Hard drives are then shredding to 15mm particles using our media shredder.

If you need a detailed recycling report we scan serial numbers of each system at this stage. This is then transferred onto the recycling/destruction certificate.

Could any part help repair another machine? If so we will dismantle working parts for refurbishing other machines.

If the machine is end of life or beyond economic repair we recycle and recover the materials. This includes the circuit board, screen, cd drive etc.

A recycling report/data destruction is produced once the job is complete.

We recycle all brands of laptop including Apple, HP, Dell, Lenovo, Toshiba etc. So whatever the brand we can help recycle your next load of hardware.

Why Choose Pure Planet Recycling?

Over 16 Years Experience

Nationwide coverage area

Professional and licensed service

Waste paperwork provided

Uniformed, trained staff

Wait and load service option

Equipment reused/recycled where possible

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