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... with more than 15 years in the computer \ e waste recycling field, Forerunner Computer Recycling has given Richmond CA companies a responsible option to dispose end of life cycle and surplus computer equipment. All Richmond CA 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 Richmond CA 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, Richmond CA 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 Richmond CA Corporations today, there remains a need to be flexible concerning moving and/or closing Richmond CA 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 Richmond CA 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 Richmond CA 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.

Richmond, CA

   Quick City Facts

Form of Government:

The Strong Mayor - Council Form 



Size of City:

30.0 Square Miles

Yearly Precipitation:

25.40 inches


50 Feet



Meaning of City Name:

The name "Richmond" appears to predate actual incorporation by more than fifty years. Edmund Randolph, originally from Richmond, Virginia, represented the city of San Francisco when California's first legislature met in San Jose in December 1849, and he became state assemblyman from San Francisco. His loyalty to the town of his birth caused him to persuade a federal surveying party mapping the San Francisco Bay to place the names "Point Richmond" and "Richmond"

Major Tourist Attraction:

Richmond Museum of History

Top Employers:

Chevron U.S.A., Refinery,
Kaiser Permanente,
West Contra Costa Unified School District,
Social Security Payment Center,
Chevron Research & Technology

Top Industries:

Health, Education, Energy
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Richmond, CA – An Architectural Wonderland

Richmond, a city in the west Contra Costa County in the state of California, is a promising city in terms of economy, architecture and entertainment. The city houses both small and large industries in the past and today. The city had gunpowder and dynamite works as showcased by the Giant Powder Company. The company was closed in 1960. In addition, the city also had the last whaling station in the US at the Point Molate. This was closed in 1971. Moreover, Richmond also had one of the largest wineries in the world, Winehaven, which was later closed by Prohibition in the year 1919.

It was during the World War II when the city developed rapidly. It became an industrial town with the shipbuilding as its main industry. Today, the city continues to flourish with a promising economic growth and development as new investments and businesses make Richmond their home. One of the city’s major activities today is its seaport with more 25 million tons of produce like petroleum and oil shipped. The major companies that has made Richmond their home include Chevron USA, Galaxy Desserts, and Vetrazzo.

Aside from the major developments in the business and economic aspect of the city, Richmond packs various entertainment and recreational opportunities. Architectural wonders are also abundant in Richmond. Richmond is home to several parks and recreational sites. One of the go to places in the city is Point Richmond. This is a village within Richmond complete with its quaint shops and its small town charm. This place is locally known as ‘The Point.’ Another top tourist site in the city is the Masquers Playhouse. This is a performing arts center. This highlights several shows and productions all year round. One of the oldest buildings in the area is the Hotel Mac. This hotel displays 20th century architecture.

One of the oldest tunnels in California, the Ferry Point Tunnel, can also be found in Richmond. This tunnel was built in 1899. This tunnel still provides access to various attractions as well as neighborhoods in the Brickyard Cove. The tunnel connects the Golden State Railroad Museum, Ferry Point, USS Red Oak Victory, and various parks and beaches. The USS Red Oak Victory is a restored victory ship of the World War II. One can also find the ‘Rollercoaster Bridge’ in Richmond. This is the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. It acquired its name because of the bridge’s bumps, curves and appearance.