Author Elizabeth Wilmot

Recycling electronics before the Winter Holidays

December is always a busy time for Turtle Wings, with many customers recycling electronics before the Winter Holidays. We service all types of customers such as, businesses that are cleaning out their excess electronics before the winter break and residents who are making room for holiday guests. Turtle Wings is the trusted option for compliant electronics recycling in the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia areas. We pick up and recycle electronics from countless households, small businesses, large corporations and government agencies in the area. We even offer a convenient drop-off option for that recycler who is on the go shopping or attending holiday events.


Turtle Wings believes in keeping e-waste out of landfills. We are R2, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified, which means that we have an internationally approved environmental, health and safety management system that is annually verified by a third party auditor. Our downstream recycling affiliates have all been thoroughly vetted and approved so that we can trace each piece and component to its ultimate destination. Turtle Wings is a globally responsible recycler and we hold all of our affiliates to our same high standards. We recycle anything metal or electronic in full compliance with all local, state and federal regulations. (See our list of Acceptable Items)


The great part about recycling electronics before the winter holidays with Turtle Wings is that we also offer certified data destruction services. We specialize in off-site and on-site shredding and degaussing of a variety of media like hard drives, back-up tapes, CD, microfiche, memory cards, smart phones, and iPhones. We even offer destruction via incineration of recalled products, documents and wet/damaged paper. We are the most highly qualified, well respected data destruction service in the US. Our processes are quick and thorough with reasonable prices. We completely destroy any materials, using state of the art equipment and standardized policies and procedures, which guarantee destruction in excess of mandatory legal guidelines.