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... with more than 15 years in the computer \ e waste recycling field, Forerunner Computer Recycling has given Pittsburgh companies a responsible option to dispose end of life cycle and surplus computer equipment. All Pittsburgh based companies face the task of safely disposing of older equipment and their e waste. The EPA estimates that as many as 500 million computers \ e waste will soon become obsolete.

As Pittsburgh businesses upgrade existing PCs, more computers and other e waste are finding their way into the waste stream. According to the EPA, over two million tons of electronics waste is discarded each year and goes to U.S. landfills.

ForeRunner Recycling, 100% Computer RecyclingNow you have a partner in the computer \ e waste recycling business who understands your need to safely dispose of your computer and electronic equipment in an environmentally responsible manner.

By promoting reuse - computer recycling and electronic recycling - Forerunner Computer Recycling extends the life of computer equipment and reduce e waste. Recycle your computers, recycle your electronics.

Call Us Now To Easily Dispose and Recycle Your E Waste - Free! 877-478-6611

Secure Data Destruction

Today, more than ever, Pittsburgh companies discarding computer equipment are concerned about identity theft, security compliance, and cyber criminals trying to obtain private information. Simply tossing used computer equipment and hard disks into dumpsters will leave companies vulnerable to unscrupulous individuals searching for credit card numbers, social security numbers, and other valuable data.

Forerunner Recycling, your partner in the computer \ e waste recycling business, understands the need to safely dispose of computer equipment in a manner that guarantees no data is available for exploitation.

Hard drives are erased using the Department of Defense's DoD 5220.22-M standard, or if necessary, hard drives are physically destroyed. We'll do whatever it takes to ensure your company data does not fall into the wrong hands.

Data Center Division
New Division of Forerunner Recycling

With increasing economic pressure being applied to Pittsburgh Corporations today, there remains a need to be flexible concerning moving and/or closing Pittsburgh data centers. Furthermore, it may be necessary to properly shut down a data center with little warning causing the closure or move to fall outside your normal budget. This can only apply additional pressure on your Corporation.

Forerunner Computer Recycling focuses on turning what may be a perceived liability with the data center closure and can turn it into a financial return for the Corporation. With 20 years experience of information technology and asset recovery, Forerunner can assist any Pittsburgh Corporation, small to large, in receiving a return on the costly process of data center closure.

ForeRunner Recycling, Data DestructionOur goal at Forerunner Computer Recycling is to offer a secure, reliable option to hard drive destruction. Yes, Forerunner does offer and is fully capable of destroying any and all hard drives. But with such high value that remains in the data center's equipment, to include: hard drives, servers, switches, and other equipment, this should be an option that all corporations consider.

Forerunner, in most cases, can offer on-site data destruction at zero cost with the Pittsburgh Corporation seeing a possible return on its surplus data center equipment. Whether its hard drive destruction, data destruction, or disposal of surplus data center equipment, give Forerunner Computer Recyling an opportunity to propose a less costly option for you.

Call 877-478-6611 for more information.

Pittsburgh, PA

   Quick City Facts

Form of Government:

The Strong Mayor - Council Form 



Size of City:

58.35 Square Miles

Yearly Precipitation:

36.85 inches of rain; 43 inches of snow


From 696 Feet to 1,223 Feet



Meaning of City Name:

Fort Pitt was the largest and most elaborate fort in the colonies at that time. A small village that was first known as "Pittsborough" sprouted up around the fort.

Major Tourist Attraction:

Golden Triangle

Top Employers:

Genco Distribution System, Inc,
Consolidation Coal Company Inc,
Port Authority Of Allegheny County,
Fss Airholdings Inc,
Elgin, Joliet And Eastern Railway Company

Top Industries:

Medical Services, Research & Technology, Government
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Health Care Development in Pittsburgh

The city of Pittsburgh is among the many cities located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Geographically, the city is situated in the Allegheny County, of which it functions as the seat of government. Specifically, the city sits on the Allegheny Plateau which is located in the Western Allegheny Plateau’s eco-region. The downtown area of Pittsburgh is along the Allegheny River and the Monongahela River, which forms part of the Ohio River. In terms of land area, the city of Pittsburgh has a total of 58.3 square miles, of which 55.6 square miles are land, while the rest (2.8 square miles) is water.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city of Pittsburgh is home to a total population of 306, 211 as of 2010. Pittsburgh is considered as the 2nd most populous city in the state of Pennsylvania and the 62nd most populous city in the whole country. The city is also part of the Greater Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area, which has a total population of 2, 360, 733. It currently ranks as the 22nd largest MSA in the country.

The city of Pittsburgh is home to two major health care providers in the area. The first is is the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, or the so-called UPMC, which was established in 1893, and the second is the West Penn Allegheny Health System which had been present since 1882. These two are constantly ranked as some of the best medical providers in the whole country. In fact, the UPMC is a constant name in the “Honor Roll” compiled by the U.S. News and World Reports since 2000.

In terms of health care development, the city of Pittsburgh is known nationally for hosting the first ever “Mercy Hospital” in the whole world. It was a military hospital, the first one established in the history of the United States. Named as the General Edward Hand Hospital, it was also the first military center for medical care in the West Atlantic Plain. It had served the state from 1777 to 1845. Among those that followed were the Allegheny General Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Magee Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital among others.

In the history of America, the Allegheny General Hospital was one of the first centers to administer Cobalt Therapy, a treatment for cancer and other conditions. UPMC was the first hospital to host early transplants, such as the cross species marrow transplant, in the world. In terms of medical technology and health information, the city of Pittsburgh has done a lot of developments.