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Blog – E-waste is an environmental time bomb.

Blog – E-waste is an environmental time bomb

Blog – E-waste is an environmental time bomb.


Plastic in e-waste is an environmental time bomb that is being overlooked, say campaigners.

Plastic accounts for about 20% of the 50 million tonnes of e-waste produced each year, which is expected to more than double by 2050, this is why computer and electronic recycling is so important, what’s also important is that our youth is taught the importance of IT disposal and school e-waste recycling, to help ensure these figures don’t continue to rise at an alarming rate.

Drowning in plastic
“The amount of e-waste increasing annually is tremendous,” warned Ruediger Kuehr, director of the Sustainable Cycles Programme at the United Nations University.

A UN-supported campaign is calling on consumers to favour electronic devices that use recovered plastic. The PolyCE campaign, funded by the European Commission, also calls on manufacturers to use less plastic.

“At the moment, we are generating roughly 50 million tonnes per year globally, and it is expected that it will reach 110 million tonnes in 2050 if we do not change our existing business and consumption practices.” Added Kuehr.

Dr Kuehr explained that, currently, most of the plastic in electronic devices were not designed for recovery or recycling. As a result, it ended up untreated in landfill sites, but when recycling with Recycle Your Tec, they ensure that none of your redundant items is ever sent to landfill sites.

“We always look to reuse, refurbished or recycle any redundant IT that comes to us from Schools, Business and Charities,” said Recycle Your Tec Manager Gary Ward.

One driver for the unprecedented growth in e-waste includes the notion of “leap-frog” technology, the need for the latest item(s). Technology companies have the habit of having a “new” or “upgraded” piece of kit ready as their newest line is released, this is massively increasing our e-waste as items are made redundant quicker than ever before.

More than half of the world’s population now have access to the internet or mobile phone, This means that there has been an explosion in the volume of demand for electronic devices, such as laptops, tablets and mobile phones.

All of this is driving up the annual volume of e-waste.

While there is a growing awareness of the threats posed by plastic waste in general, little or no attention is placed on the impact of the waste plastic from the millions of disposing of electronic devices around the world.

“Firstly, and foremost, we want to raise awareness among consumers on the benefits of recycled plastics in electronics,” explained Violeta Nikolova from PolyCE (Post-Consumer High-tech Recycled Polymers for a Circular Economy).

“We would also like consumers to start thinking more about the components of products, in the same way, they’re looking into appearance or design quality,” she told BBC News.

The project’s campaign is scheduled to run for two years until 2021.

While plastics are essential for making many different components of electronic and electrical products, industry experts in the PolyCE consortium’s network said products can be designed in ways that make the material recovery of plastic components easier.

Ms Nikolova added: “It is the beginning of this conversation. We are aware that it’s not going to have immediate results, but it would perhaps be the beginning of something that that will create momentum.”

It’s good to know that this is the start of a plan to reduce plastics being used in electronic items, but we also need to act right now and be sensible with our actions. While most of us want the latest and greatest gadgets, those already in your possession might still be top of the line to some people and by recycling with Recycle Your Tec, they will ensure that those items are ever sent to landfills and are 100% either reused, refurbished or recycled.

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Reduce, Reuse, Reboot!

Reduce, Reuse, Reboot!

Reduce, reuse, reboot!


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Reduce, reuse, reboot!

With global e-waste projected to hit 80m tonnes next year, consumers need to put pressure on technology firms to make their products more repairable.

Start with a mobile phone

You’ll probably have noticed that recycling your mobile phone is comparatively easy. Not only is there a huge resale market for these in developing countries but mobile phones also produce gold, silver and copper. In the UK, mobile phone companies have paid into funding schemes such as Recycle Your Tec or Envirophone.

Make the retailer take it back

Waste electrical and electronic equipment (adding up to the unfortunate acronym WEEE) is covered in EU law by the WEEE directive (who knows what Brexit may bring), designed to stop people doing the worst thing they can do with electronic waste: chuck it into landfill. When retailers sell you a new item they have to, by law, take in the equivalent old model and dispose of it according to regulation. It therefore becomes their responsibility, schemes such as PC World offer a take back scheme when buying a new laptop or desktop PC.


I know from experience (a new vacuum cleaner) that this can mean a lot of standing around in a high street store while the manager denies all knowledge of the WEEE directive but do persist. If the retailer or manufacturer uses Environcom as a contractor, this is good news – the Grantham-based company recently won a prestigious Circular economy award for reprocessing WEEE.

Stockpile your tech e-waste.

This might sound like the hoarder’s way out, but change is a-coming. At the moment 45% of UK waste electrical goods are recycled, with 80% of it going overseas. By 2020, at least 85% will have to be recycled. Recycling with a company such as Recycle Your Tec ensure that you’re E-Waste is reduced, reused or rebooted ( repaired ) Such schemes work wonders for the environment as all items are given new homes or used for parts, by recycling via a scheme such as this, you could even make some money back at the same time ( specification permitting )

Shun an upgrade and buy thoughtfully

The fewer phones you have, the fewer you need to recycle. Easy. Taking a slow approach to tech and eking out the lifespan of key gadgets is key to cutting your contribution to e-waste. When you must replace, use Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics. Tech behemoths score badly for scaling down repairability. Also look for tech that avoids problematic resources in the first place or uses sustainable materials – House of Marley headphones, for instance, use FSC certified wood. The Eco-vert label denotes low-energy manufacture and avoidance of toxic materials and appears on some printers and computers. is the ethical market leader – it not only uses conflict-free minerals but is a modular product designed to be repairable.

Recycle Your Tec works with individuals, schools, charities & businesses with its technology recycling, no matter the size of the desired recycle, RYT is able to support at minimal or no cost to you or your business.

Give them a call today to discuss you’re recycling needs.

Gaming Look back – Sega Dreamcast

Gaming Look back – Sega Dreamcast

Gaming Look back – Sega Dreamcast

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The Dreamcast is a home video game console released by Sega on November 27, 1998 in Japan, September 9, 1999 in North America, and October 14, 1999 in Europe, sold in excess of 9.13m units worldwide.

It was the first in the sixth generation of video game consoles, preceding Sony’s PlayStation 2, Nintendo’s GameCube and Microsoft’s Xbox. The Dreamcast was Sega’s final home console, marking the end of the company’s 18 years in the console market.

The turn of the 21st century does, of course, belong to the PlayStation 2, but Sega’s final console was the first of that sixth-generation of home gaming systems, and to this day inspires unbelievable loyalty amongst its fanbase.

Hardware shortages, mediocre marketing, the lack of EA’s otherwise omnipresent sports games and Sega’s bad rep off the back of the preceding Saturn and 32X consoles meant it couldn’t compete with the PS2’s eventual blitzkrieg.

It was a pioneer of online gaming, however – the shining light of the modem age. Its MMO Phantasy Star Universe still runs to this day. It even had a web browser and supported keyboards (the latter was also memorably employed in bonkers spelling-shooter The Typing of the Dead).

The Dreamcast might be long off the shelves, but its scene continues to thrive – which is at least partly due to the crazy ease of running pirated and homebrew games on it.

Top 3 rated games.

  1. Soul Calibur

Image result for Soul Calibur dreamcastIt’s hard to imagine a fighting game today making the kind of impact of Soulcalibur, but Namco’s Dreamcast launch title was boldly revolutionary, completely raising the bar for how a 3D console fighter could look and play. On the surface, the game remains remarkably polished, with hugely enhanced visuals over the arcade release that remain among the best in Dreamcast’s library. But as the visual impact begins to fade with time (though not much, it has to be said) the weapons-based combat remains exemplary, striking a remarkable balance between accessibility and depth. The lengthy mission mode remains a perfect example of how to augment a quick-play arcade game for weeks of home console play sessions. But even without that, the standard one-on-one versus game would still top our list. The 8-way run, ultra-precise parrying system and sheer wealth of useful and beautiful fight moves make Soulcalibur one of the best fighting games of all time. And it’s the absolute best Dreamcast game, period. The legend will never die.

  1. Crazy Taxi

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This very nearly topped our list, so consider this a very close runner-up to the winner. Crazy Taxi gives you a simple goal: use the limited time available to transport as many passengers as possible across the city, picking up time bonuses for speedy trips. And so begins a chaotic spin through crowded streets and impromptu shortcuts, wherein you’ll rock out to The Offspring and Bad Religion while chauffeuring screaming passengers to Pizza Hut. Thanks to its deceptively deep control scheme and high-score replayability, it’s still a vibrant and exciting play experience today, many years after its iconic Tower Records storefronts faded to the wind.

  1. Sonic Adventure 2

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It’s a widely held belief that Sega pretty much killed off its mascot when it made the jump to 3D, and it has to be said that many of the 3D Sonic games are pretty terrible. However, Sonic Adventure on the Dreamcast was an exception to that rule.

The first Sonic Adventure may have been a little rough around the edges, but the second game managed to refine the formula greatly. It featured multiple characters, various game styles and some impressive presentation. It was a slick, 3D affair that was one of the few such Sonic games to recapture the feel of the originals whilst injecting something new.

The pseudo-adventure elements of the first game were stripped out, leaving, for the better, a much more traditional action-oriented game. It also made much better use of the DC’s VM units thanks to the improved Chao garden.

It wasn’t a perfect game, but it’s one of the last, great Sonic games released, and to some, the only 3D outing worth playing.

Did or do you own a Sega Dreamcast?

We at Recycle Your Tec are happy to recycle used gaming machines when they come with any laptops or desktop pcs, why not recycle your redundant IT with us today.

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Explained – E-Waste Recycling

Explained – E-Waste Recycling

Explained – E-Waste Recycling


Are you planning to recycle your redundant office or school technology soon?

If you are, it’s likely that you’ll be looking to dispose of everything efficiently while you’re at it. When planning for your commercial or school recycle don’t just dump your unwanted electronics. When you don’t dispose of electronics in an eco-friendly way, it’s terrible for the environment, only 15 to 20% of e-waste is recycled.

What is e-waste? E-waste is any electronic device that either doesn’t work anymore or for which you no longer have a use for. The e-waste that is not recycled goes directly into landfills. Some e-waste gets illegally exported to developing countries. Before you plan your commercial move, it’s essential that you know some things about recycling electronics.


When planning your school or office clear out, it’s likely you’ll be getting rid of many electronics. It’s a fact that there are more phones than there are people on Earth. However, most of us aren’t aware of where these electronic devices end up.. However, when planning for an your redundant recycle, you want to work with eco-friendly company like Recycle Your Tec.


Electronic waste, or e-waste, describes electronic products that have become unwanted, non-working, or obsolete. Electronics that have reached the end of their useful life are mainly considered e-waste. Some examples of e-waste we recycle include:

  • Computers
  • Components of computers, such as a keyboard or mouse
  • Printers
  • Monitors
  • Smartphones
  • Televisions

Where does the E-Waste Go?

it’s important to recycle electronics for an important reason. Studies show that e-waste gets exported to developing countries that do not have the means to recycle safely. Recycle Your Tec never exports your E-Waste to developing countries, we look to refurbish, repair or recycle all items in an environmentally friendly manner.

Erase Your Data Before Recycling.

When planning to recycle e-waste, make sure you erase your data. Don’t just delete your files. You must wipe the hard drive, so your files are not retrievable by anyone else. If you either don’t know how to do this or have the programs available then Recycle Your Tec ensures this is completed for you. We use White Canyon which eases your data in full with full certification provided.

Never throw away the batteries.

Another thing to remember when planning your e-waste recycling, never throw away batteries. Batteries contain poisonous materials that can harm the environment. For that reason, make sure you recycle batteries during your commercial move.

Recycle Your Tec offers a completely FREE service to School and Charities when they are looking to recycle their e-waste. We also support businesses of all sizes with a small delivery and collection charge being chargeable in some instances.

There is never a certain time to recycle your e-waste, but when there is then look to Recycle Your Tec to provide hassle-free, environmentally friendly, technology recycling.

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What is WEEE & Why Recycle ?

What is WEEE & Why Recycle

What is WEEE & Why Recycle ?

What is WEEE

WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) is the term used to define redundant/faulty electronic equipment waste produced within the UK. The WEEE directive 2007 regulations define how WEEE needs to be handled, transported, refurbished and recycled.

WEEE is a rapidly inflating waste stream due to increasingly more people and organisations becoming dependant on what technology can offer along with the fact that new technology outdates its predecessor within a very small time scale. Technology is the fastest developing sector in the world with new revisions being created before the latest products are even available for sale. This leads to a fast turnaround in electronic equipment just so everyone can keep up and not get left behind.

Why Recycle

Environmentally friendly recycling of your redundant/faulty IT systems is essential to promote a good sustainable impression on others & to have a positive impact on the world in which we live.

Recycling is extremely important to both the environment and us.

The amount of WEEE computer waste we create is constantly increasing due to:

  • Rapidly evolving computer technology. IT equipment must be upgraded quickly to stay up to date which of course is producing increasing amounts of WEEE PC waste
  • Items are reused less and less – IT devices are simply considered by both end users and manufacturers as single-use devices. Manufacturers aren’t embedding factory reset techniques
  • The population is increasing which increases the amount of IT equipment in use and being disposed of.
  • The capabilities of IT are advancing extremely fast which means more people are becoming dependant on it
  • IT hardware is rarely considered for repair anymore. Once it is broken, a new item is purchased
  • IT hardware is becoming increasingly affordable making it more widely used and disposed of

The environmental importance of IT computer recycling is high with negative impacts of non-compliance:

  • Hazardous chemicals such as lead, mercury and arsenic are released into the water system if IT equipment is improperly disposed of
  • If IT equipment isn’t reused it increases the amount of IT hardware disposed of and new hardware being manufactured
  • WEEE waste is illegally exported to developing countries where valuable metals are burnt out of the systems with the remaining waste left to contaminate the environment. Developing countries simply don’t have the resources in place to recycle such hardware
  • A large amount of energy is used when manufacturing new IT hardware. Recycling requires much less energy and therefore preserves natural resources
  • The landfill sites are becoming more and more congested

The significant positive effect of computer recycling on people and the economy:

  • General recycling incorporating computer hardware disposal is the fastest growing economic sector within the UK providing increasing numbers of jobs
  • People with a lower income are able to afford cheaper hardware
  • To developing countries, what we call IT waste is state of the art to them. Providing the computer disposal, data destruction, refurbishment and export proceedings are compliant with legislation then the hardware benefits other countries around the world who cannot afford new systems
  • Increased positive sense of environmental sustainability throughout the nation
  • The sale of refurbished hardware generates income whereas disposal costs money and often creates unrecyclable waste.

Recycle Your Tec will dispose of & recycle your old IT equipment. You’ll know where your redundant assets are at every stage of their disposition and get the best market value for any that are reusable. Plus, you’ll gain peace of mind from choosing a socially and environmentally responsible solution when recycling your redundant computer systems.



We’re heading to RWM in Birmingham.

We’re heading to RWM in Birmingham.

We’re heading to RWM in Birmingham.


RWM will transform Birmingham’s NEC into the focal point of the global resource management industry when the show returns on 11 & 12 September, 2019.

As the leading recycling and waste management event in the UK, RWM is a platform for the industry’s most influential names and organisations to discover the latest innovations shaping their sector.

Over two action-packed days, more than 14,000 recycling and waste management professionals will travel from around the world to connect with forward-thinking businesses, public sector bodies, government departments, and not-for-profit organisations.

Attendees representing retail, leisure, manufacturing and construction firms will all attend the show; while local authorities, trade associations, and waste management companies will also send delegates to discover the latest environmentally sound and profitable solutions.

The high calibre of attendees attracted to RWM down the years hasn’t gone unnoticed by some of the most dynamic and innovative solutions providers from the waste and recycling sectors – who will form a world-class lineup of 500 cutting-edge exhibitors.

As well as getting the incredible opportunity to sell their cutting-edge products face-to-face to a room full of prospective decision makers, these exhibitors can also get immediate feedback on any new products launched directly to the sustainability sector.

And RWM’s unparalleled exhibitor lineup is more than matched by its incredible schedule of 350 expert-led seminars – Keynote Lineup for 2019 includes  BBC Broadcaster & Patron of Clean Up Britain Jeremy Paxman, Founder of TerraCycle Tom Szaky and Mary Creagh from the Environment Audit Committee.

What’s more, to make it as simple as possible for the thousands of visitors to find the right exhibitor for them, or their perfect seminar, RWM is split into seven areas which are dedicated to a specific part of the waste and recycling field: Energy From Waste, Handling & Logistics, Machinery & Equipment, Recyclers & Reprocessors, Data Tech & Services, Zero Emissions, and Ai & Robotics Conference.

These focuses will allow visitors to take a journey through the sectors that unite the worlds of energy, waste, water and recycling – all contributing to make one of the most comprehensive RWM programmes ever.

And, as is this all wasn’t impressive enough, RWM will also be a platform for attendees to not only hear about the latest industry solutions, but to also see them live in action during the events exciting live product demonstrations.

A FREE ticket for RWM 2019 also grants you unlimited access to its three co-running shows – The Flood Expo, The Contamination Expo Series, and Future Resource.

So to grab your free tickets for one of the world’s leading sustainability shows, head along to the RWM website now!

Or to enquire about the amazing exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities offered by the show, contact the RWM event director, Nick Woore, on 0117 9296083 or email

Recycle Your Tec – For Schools

Recycle Your Tec – For Schools

Recycle Your Tec – For Schools

We pride ourselves on a quick, efficient service and we’re always there when you need us.

It’s always a good time to declutter the office or school, why not start today?

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Upgrading Your School’s IT?

Upgrading Your School’s IT?

Upgrading Your School’s IT?

Upgrading Your School's IT

Tips For Disposing of Your Old School IT Equipment

As one of the fastest growing streams of waste in Europe, old electrical equipment is becoming a landfill nightmare. And with the average lifespan of corporate IT equipment spanning two or three years, recycling computers and ensuring you dispose of old computers correctly is paramount to sustainability, as well as ensuring your company stays compliant with the government’s WEEE directive and GDPR regulations. So if you’re in the process of upgrading your IT systems, here are some tips for disposing of IT equipment efficiently and in line with current legislation from us here at Recycle Your Tec.

  1. Secure sensitive data

With data theft a growing concern, ensuring you erase all sensitive data before recycling computers and other electronic devices is paramount. Take reasonable steps to delete all personal data from devices by clearing all files and reformatting hard drives. If you’re unable to do this, Recycle Your Tec offers FREE data erasing as part of our recycling platform, this is fully compliant with the current GDPR rulings.

  1. Identify who is responsible for computer disposal

Managing corporate IT assets can be a mammoth task, and when it comes to replacements of PCs, monitors, laptops, or servers, a company’s priority is to reduce downtime during the switchover process, so having someone dedicated to the management of your IT assets is a good way of ensuring that downtime is limited. When you’re at the stage of disposing of computers, your IT asset manager or IT team should have a process for logging all necessary repairs, replacements and disposals. That way you know that the replacement process will go as smoothly as possible, once he items have been identified as to be recycled, sending a list for Recycle Your Tec is ideal, however if your unable to, a quick count up is more than acceptable.

  1. Dedicate some storage space for IT recycling

Disposing of IT equipment doesn’t always mean that you’ll be able to get rid of the old assets straight away. As the new PCs arrive, will your IT team immediately be on hand to collect and dispose of your electronic waste? If that isn’t the case then you may need some suitable storage space for the equipment before recycling can be arranged. For an effective and swift IT recycling process, compartmentalise your old IT equipment in accordance with the WEEE directive. This can help you to organise the equipment into different types of e-waste while in storage so that removal and disposal is as efficient as possible, once everything is ready to go, a quick call to us here at Recycle Your Tec and we’re arrange a FREE collection.

  1. Work with a suitable computer recycling organisation

The WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) directive is a set of regulations brought about by the European Commission in order to properly manage the disposal of all electrical equipment, ensuring that treatment and recycling is improved and also to ensure that hazardous substances emitted from electrical equipment are dealt with safely. Working with a reliable recycling organisation like Recycle You Tec, can remove the worry that you’re not in compliance with recycling regulations dictated by the WEEE directive. We will be able to organise the collection, and responsible recycling or disposal of your IT equipment, taking the pressure off your internal IT team and saving your company valuable time, we also ensure that everything is collected, data wiped for FREE, while looking to provide value back to the school, best of all we guarantee the items won’t end up in a landfill. There isn’t many that can make these promised.

  1. Have you got the correct documentation?

This point directly follows on from working with us. With our knowledge, you won’t have to worry about getting hold of and completing the documentation needed for proof of compliance, we provide this all FREE as part of our recycling program. Data ersings certifications will be provided once the hard drive are completed wiped to military guarding.

Here at Recycle You Tec, we want to make recycling as easy as possible, even for the less technically minded personel, simply

Identify and document the items needed to be recycled, contact us at Recycle Your Tec, sit back in the notion that the item will be taken care of ro current GDPR regulations, and provided a new home in schools and business worldwide.

All this for FREE, while potentially earning the school some money to help with upgrades, what are you waiting for.



Batteries Catching alight

Batteries Catching alight.

Batteries Catching alight.

Batteries Catching alight.


Smartphones are Catching Alight

We’ve all seen the news stories about batteries catching fire; from smartphones to vape cigarettes. With that in mind, it’s a surprise how many don’t consider the hazard of combusting batteries when they throw an old technology item away.

Quite often phones, laptops and tablets are thrown away rather than being recycled properly. We’re usually reminding consumers about the hazard they pose to the environment, but rarely do we mention the danger of combustion.

The Danger Of e-Waste

In 2017 in California, the state blamed an astonishing 65% of fires at waste facilities on redundant technology. With such staggeringly high statistics, they have launched a campaign to raise awareness. It’s likely there are factors like warm weather contributing to this, but it doesn’t mean we’re exempt from the same issues here in the UK.

Last year in New York a waste collector was put at risk as a battery exploded; this happened as the truck began to crush the waste together to make more space. Something that could easily happen here in the UK.


Airlines around the world were quick to ban the use of mobile phone brands and models which were notorious for catching alight. Although the issue was resolved and devices were replaced it’s not uncommon.

Charging Your Phone at Night

Millions of mobile users keep their phone by the bed at night, or even under their pillow; however, this can have fatal consequences. It’s now advised that consumers don’t leave phones on charge overnight in case they catch fire. The plug can even catch alight when it’s left plugged in, switched on but with no phone attached.

Recycling Your Tec.

Here at Recycle You Tec will keep these harmful items out of landfills by recycling them in Africa, Asia and less fortunate companies for a second home, not only do we do this, we also pay you for these items, unlike most recycling companies who ask you for money.

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation in European Union law that was adopted in April 2016 and became enforceable in May 2018 following a transition period of two years. It addresses data protection and the privacy of individuals within the EU and the export of their personal data outside the EU.

Its main aim is to give control back to individuals within the EU over their personal data as well as to unify regulation within the EU.

The GDPR legislation replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and will affect any companies processing or storing personal data of those in the EU. The main changes and how they affect data storage are briefly discussed below.

Main Changes In Legislation

Probably the biggest change is the extended jurisdiction of the GDPR. It now applies to all companies processing the personal data of data subjects residing in the EU, regardless of the company’s own location. The directive was more ambiguous and referred to data process ‘in context of an establishment’.

With regard to penalties, organisations breaching the regulations can be fined up to four percent of their annual global turnover or twenty million euros (whichever is higher). There is a tiered approach to penalties which culminate in this maximum fine. This applies to both controllers and processors, so ‘clouds’ aren’t exempt.

Conditions for consent are stronger and requests for consent must be given in an intelligible and easily accessible form. The purpose for data processing must also be attached to the consent and withdrawal of consent must be as easy as giving it.

Breach notification within 72 hours of becoming aware of the breach will become compulsory in all member states where it is likely to “result in a risk for the rights and freedoms of individuals”. Customer will also need to be notified “without undue delay” after data processors first becoming aware of a breach.

Data subjects have a greater right to access regarding whether or not personal data concerning them is being processed, where and why. They can also request a copy of this data in electronic format free of charge.

Under the GDPR data subjects also have the right to be forgotten, i.e. to have all their personal data erased and to stop it being circulated, including the right to have third parties stop processing their data.

Data subjects also have the right to data portability whereby they can receive the personal data concerning them, as previously provided in a “commonly used and machine readable format”, and can pass on that data to another controller.

Privacy by design is becoming part of a legal requirement with the GDPR. It calls for the inclusion of data protection from the onset of the designing of systems, rather than as an addition.

There are also important changes regarding Data Protection Officers, alleviating the bureaucratic ordeal required under the current directive.

There are very few companies who won’t be affected by the new GDPR legislation so it’s vital that you make sure you’re aware of exactly what is required from you regarding data storage and GDPR, as ignorance is not a defence.

We here at Recycle You Tec have the ability to data wipe your sensitive information in accordance to the new GDPR regulations, using military grade software, full documentation is provided to confirm complete sanitation of the data held on your hard drives.