Why Millions of Usable Hard Drives are Being Destroyed

Millions of storage devices are being shredded each year, even though they could be reused. Storage devices are typically sold with a five-year warranty, and large data centers retire them when the warranty expires. The Circular Drive Initiative, a partnership of technology companies promoting the secure reuse of storage hardware, estimates that 90% of hard drives are destroyed when they are removed. You can read more about this story here:

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