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    Is shredding hard drives effective?

    Technology advances all the time, and most people like to upgrade their computer every few years. But saying goodbye to the old model is not as straightforward as taking a bag of clothes to the charity shop, or putting your glass bottles out on a Tuesday. Secure disposal of your expired tech is crucial to ensure that your data doesn’t fall into the wrong hands. So don’t dump your laptop in the landfill; don’t sell your desktop on Gumtree; and don’t give your printer to your Auntie Ellen (unless she pinky promises to safely dispose of it when she’s finished with it).