Sustainable Drive Disposal

Sustainability is important to Western Digital—and we know it’s important to you too. That’s why our US electronic waste recycling program makes it easy to safely dispose of your old internal and external HDDs and SSDs, from any manufacturer.

We’ll even give you

15% OFF

on your next $50 or more purchase from the Western Digital Store.1

Free Electronic Recycling in 5 Easy Steps

Click “Recycle Now” and enter your contact information

Print out a free shipping label

Drop off at your local UPS Store

Wait 5-7 business days

Upon verification, receive your coupon code via email

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe?

Yes. Your drive will be safely destroyed and recycled—and you can be confident that we take strong precautions to help protect your data.

Is it green?

Yes. After shredding your drive, the materials will be recycled to keep them out of the landfill.

Is it free?

Even better—along with a certificate of recycling we’ll email you a coupon code for the Western Digital Store.2

Our Trusted Partner

We are proud to partner with Apto Solutions, a global leader in IT asset disposition. Apto Solutions is certified by e-Stewards using some of the highest industry standards in e-waste recycling.

Our collaboration with Apto Solutions means:

  • Zero electronic waste in landfills for eligible products recycled through this program
  • Sustainability reporting on program impact
  • Fully audited downstream processing partners

So you can rest assured knowing that your drives are being disposed of safely and recycled sustainably.

Click here to learn more about our partner.

Ready to recycle your drives?

Easy, green and free

Western Digital’s commitment to doing business the right way


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1. 15% off one order of $50 or more with a maximum of five items in such order. Offer valid only through the Western Digital Store when using applicable coupon code. Maximum of one coupon code per customer per calendar quarter, regardless of number of drives submitted for recycling. The coupon code may not be combined, used in conjunction with or used in addition to any other promotion or offer and does not apply to taxes or shipping costs. Products exclusions: Outlet Store products and recertified products. Retailers, Resellers and Distributors are excluded from this promotion. The coupon code is not applicable for any prior purchases and may not be available in all regions of the world. Western Digital reserves the right to change or discontinue this offer at any time without notice. Delivery must be within the contiguous United States, excluding addresses in Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories. Coupon code expires 60 days after receipt.