That’s the amount of hard drives which are shredded every year after going “End of Life” due to the risk of data breaches.

Those hard drives are often perfectly reusable when purging techniques are applied, lowering the CO2 impact by 275x.

Hugo Bergmann of Seagate Technology presented what the Circular Drive Initiative is doing to create a circular economy for storage at the E-Waste World Conference & Expo in Frankfurt.

Datablocks - a member of the Circular Drive Initiative - is here to help achieve that 275x CO2 reduction for as many hard drives as possible by assisting our customers in acquiring Seagate Enterprise white label and recertified hard drives. This not only reduces the carbon impact of all parties involved but also lowers their total cost of ownership.

Interested in learning more? Head over to our short explainer on the difference between white label and recertified hard drives.
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