Firms are adopting radical measures to dispose of technology equipment. Research conducted by DSA Connect found that 8% of IT Directors have taken a hammer to dispose of IT equipment containing electronic data. Some 12% admit to having submerged it in water to try and destroy the hardware and 18% have used drilling to do this.
When it comes to their employers disposing of IT tech and hardware, 82% of IT Directors say there is a growing focus on CSR issues, and 24% expect the focus here to increase dramatically over the next three year. Over half (56%) expect a slight increase in focus