Since 2005, Austech has evolved into one of the South East’s leading IT Disposal Companies, with a number of businesses and educational establishments making up our client portfolio.
We have developed one of the most comprehensive and cost effective asset retirement solutions in the industry today.
We adhere to the WEEE Directive and our data erasing techniques meet the highest recognised standards in the UK.
We currently cover the whole of the UK Mainland and only use our own vehicles and drivers, collecting all manner of IT related equipment.
We aim to provide our customers with peace of mind as well as a hassle-free solution for the management and retirement of redundant IT equipment.
Why use Austech ?
- Free of charge collection (20 IT item minimum)
- Guaranteed collection within 1-3 working days
- We use only our own transport and drivers
- Data erased to highest standards
- Comprehensive asset reports
- Potential revenue stream to customers
- ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management Systems Certified
What we Recycle
Computers, Servers, Laptops, Terminals – Austech will assess each computer recycling requirement on a case-by-case basis. Data destruction is carried out using CESG approved overwriting software.
Monitors – Each monitor is tested and graded A – C, it is then either put into resale or disposed of in an environmentally compliant fashion.
Photocopiers, Printers, Consumables – All photocopiers and printers are either refurbished for reuse, or the components are salvaged and either re-marketed or recycled. As part of the process, any printers or photocopiers containing a hard drive will have it wiped and/or destroyed.
Audio & Visual – Austech Collect a manner of audio visual equipment which will be assessed and tested.
Networking Equipment – Cabinets, Hubs, Switches etc – Networking equipment is wiped and flash cards will be crushed. If necessary, the equipment will be dismantled and the boards prepared for recycling.
Data Media – Tape Drives, Optical media etc – All media is either erased or physically destroyed as part of the retirement process.
Peripheral items – Cables, Mice, Keyboards – Cables will be segregated and sent to refinery or PAT tested and re-used.