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10th Annual Suburban Nursery School Truck Touch

October 9, 2017 11:36 am

Need a fun activity for the family this weekend?  Come to Truck Touch event Saturday October 14th in Bethesda. We’ll be at Suburban Nursery School from 10am-2pm for the Truck Touch event.  We are excited to demonstrate how our trucks destroy data.   Our trucks shred hard drives, floppy disks, backup tapes, data drives, flash drives, CDs, DVDs and more. Come... View Article

Annual Audit Completed Successfully

June 22, 2017 1:39 pm

We are always happy to announce that we flew through our annual 3rd party audit. Perry Johnson Registrars, an ANAB accredited certification body for Environmental Management Systems, recognized our quality management system’s integrity and pointed out our company strengths: Ability to quickly provide documents and records Overall security including camera infrastructure The use of our own drivers and vehicle tracking... View Article

DON’T TRUST ANYONE TO WIPE YOUR DATA

March 31, 2017 11:48 am

DON’T TRUST ANYONE TO WIPE YOUR DATA National Association of Information Destruction (NAID) Finds Personal Data On Wiped Devices   Results of the probe showed 50 percent of the tablets, 44 percent of hard drives and 13 percent of the mobile phones retained personally identifiable information after being wiped.   https://resource-recycling.com/e-scrap/2017/03/30/naid-personal-data-abounds-wiped-devices/   Don’t trust anyone to wipe your data. Data... View Article

Stop Exporting

July 29, 2016 11:55 am

Obama Asked to Stop the US Government from Exporting It’s e-Waste to Developing Countries Executive Order called for before Leaving Office June 27, 2016. Seattle, WA, USA. The Basel Action Network (BAN), along with other environmental groups, recycling industries and consumers, are petitioning President Obama to sign an executive order in his final months to, once and for all, stop... View Article

Bretix vote affects electronics recycling industry

July 8, 2016 3:56 pm

At Turtle Wings, we are always on the lookout for breaking news. We thought the following article about the Bretix vote and precious metals found in electronics was worth re-posting:   http://resource-recycling.com/node/7641

Turtle Wings can also be called Angel Wings

February 16, 2016 4:31 pm

We liked the following comment received from a federal government contractor who was in need of an immediate pick-up: “You guys can call yourself Angel Wings today.. Thank you so much.” At Turtle Wings we go above and beyond to meet our customer’s requests because providing options for electronics recycling is a core value that our company was built on.

Remaining in the Electronics Recycling Industry

January 15, 2016 6:38 pm

Remaining in the Electronics Recycling Industry Turtle Wings is always on the lookout for news and information pertinent to the electronics recycling industry.  We recently spotted an article on resource-recycling.com about another recycling company closing one of their plants.    The article, originally published on January 14, 2016 specifically stated that the company will “close its processing site outside Baltimore following... View Article

Study finds data on used electronics resold online

November 2, 2015 3:13 pm

Study finds data on used electronics resold online   At Turtle Wings we are always on the lookout for news and information pertaining to data security and the data destruction industry.  Turtle Wings provides on-site hard drive shredding and complete data destruction services for businesses, government and military organizations nationwide.  We believe in providing excellent service, keeping our customers data safe and... View Article

Town of La Plata Electronics Recycling Event

October 27, 2015 3:59 pm

Town of La Plata Electronics Recycling Event: Recycling electronics is what we do.  This picture was recently taken at an electronics recycling event for one of our long-term customers, Town of La Plata.  We look forward to servicing this location semi-annually.  

Data Security

July 29, 2015 4:16 pm

Data security has become one of the highest priorities for business owners throughout the country in recent years.   With technology needs and requirements quickly evolving, many companies find it difficult to dispose of large quantities of old servers, PCs, laptops and outdated data center equipment.  Turtle Wings is an R2 and ISO certified company engaged in recycling electronics with our landfill-free... View Article