Today’s short technology life span mandates replacing old computers and devices every few years. What do you do with your old PCs after you don’t want them anymore? Electronic waste (e-waste) can contain many toxic elements, so it’s important to dispose of your old devices properly. Read this article to learn more about the world’s growing e-waste problem. Another big concern when getting rid of old computers is ensuring that your private data doesn’t get into the wrong hands. Darik’s Boot and Nuke is a popular free utility that will wipe your hard drive, making data unrecoverable. For more info on how to properly dispose of your outdated electronics, head over to PMAP’s Disposing of Old Computers page.