Media Destruction

Secure Media Destruction Services

For secure destruction of end-of-life computer hard drives, optical discs, magnetic tape, USB drives and more, trust Document Options. We safely and permanently destroy your obsolete digital media using certified processes.

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Hard Drive Destruction and CD Shredding Services

Why Choose Document Options

Proper hard disk shredding and CD destruction is crucial for eliminating sensitive data when hardware reaches the disposal stage. Our certified destruction services comply with data protection regulations to prevent breaches. Unlike some companies, all destruction occurs securely on site at our facility so you maintain full control over your data. Destroyed media is then recycled where possible.

Benefits of Media Destruction Services

  • Securely destroys sensitive data on old media
  • Renders data unrecoverable to avoid breaches
  • Aids compliance with data security regulations
  • Provides reporting for auditing and verification
  • Eco-friendly recycling of electronic waste
  • Frees up space by removing outdated tech
  • Cost-effective solution for legacy devices
  • Peace of mind that data is permanently destroyed

What Types of Media Do You Destroy?

We destroy hard drives, optical discs, magnetic tape, USB drives, CD, DVD, Consoles, SD cards and more. Simply request a collection box for transporting media needing destruction. We’ll provide tamper-proof boxes for safe storage until our scheduled pickup. Once retrieved, materials are transported in secure vehicles to our facility for certified onsite destruction processes. You’ll receive a certificate verifying your media was permanently destroyed.

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Our Step by Step Process


Step 1

Provide tamper-proof collection boxes


Step 2

Clients fill boxes with media for destruction


Step 3

Boxes are securely transported to our facility


Step 4

Onsite destruction processes applied

What Our Customers Say

Really helpful and friendly. I had a really tight deadline and they turned the work around really quickly. Brilliant service.
Steven Wilson
Steven Wilson
22 March 2023
Extremely efficient and excellent customer service. Also one of the only companies with a large flat bed scanner who have the skill to produce high quality images
Julia Hayes
Julia Hayes
15 July 2022
Great company to deal with, I dealt with Perry and Steve who were super-helpful. They have excellent knowledge and have been great support for our archive scanning needs for our business in Sussex. Would recommend!
Matthew Hall
Matthew Hall
30 June 2022
Very friendly and helpful staff
Jake Forshaw
Jake Forshaw
12 April 2022
Friendly staff and very helpful.
Timothy Tomsett
Timothy Tomsett
5 September 2019
Most helpful
Clive Firestorm
Clive Firestorm
27 July 2017

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